Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show discussing a news article about states rarely ever disciplining doctors. This even after they receiving evidence of wrong doing from federal agencies. Asserting that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Citing the numbers that over 2 million patients are killed, infected or injured yearly.Pearls of Widom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article about a recent warning from the FDA about the fluoroquinolone familiy of antibiotics. With the most well known Ciprofloxacin (or Cipro) at the center of the warning. After case studies and adverse event reports the FDA found a link between comas from extremely low blood pressure were linked to the drug. Other side effects included mental health problems.Callers
Helen's sister has been diagnosed with lipidemia. Her second question regards her brother been diagnosed with low blood iron levels.
Victor has a freind whose 14 year old son is overweight and diagnosed with high hemoglobin levels and high blood insulin levels.
Gary is having trouble controlling his high blood pressure.
Jeff's wife has been diagnosed with adenomyosis.
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