Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show today discussing the benefits of people doing their own healthcare. Contending the insurance companies are ripping people off with huge deductables. Stating that the medical system has failed us with medical mistakes being the number three leading cause of death in the U.S.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning the case of a five year old girl who died of an asthma attack. She went to Dr. Joanne Rowe and was turned away because she was four minutes late to her appointment. All the while Dr. Rowe knew the girl was at risk of another life-threatening asthma attack. She also didn't even asks the mother about the girl's symptoms. Her punishment was a six month paid suspension by a secret disciplinary panel.Callers
Pat has a friend who's husband has been diagnosed with progressive degenerative ephrasion.
Marrisa's grandmother has several health challenges including incontinence, psoriasis, arthritis and congestive heart disease.
Moshtagh has a friend with Parkinson's disease.
Liz has a friend with insomnia and polymyalgia rheumatica.
Helen has friend suffering from gout and another suffering from peripheral neuropathies.