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Monologue

Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing rising healthcare costs. Stating that statin drugs are now going to cost $14,000 a year. Also citing several news stories about health insurance premiums doubling and tripling to the point people can't afford the payments. Contending people need to learn to take care of their own health without involving the healthcare industry.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a study of thyroid cancer. The study of patients in 12 countries found that between 1987 and 2007 some 470,000 women and over 90,000 men were overdiagnosed with thyroid cancer. Leading to unnecessary tests and procedures.

Callers

David recently had a blood test that revealed elevated creatine kinase levels.

Jack has been diagnosed with cyst on his bile duct.

Ann has primary biliary cirrhosis.

Teresa has a friend with high blood pressure and kidney disease.

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