Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing medical errors. Outlining how the U.S. spends more on health care than all of the other industrialized countries put together.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent report from the independent health care ratin company HealthGrades. The report looked at 40 million Medicare hospitalization records for a 3 year time frame. Finding that 1.16 million patients experienced "patient safety incidents". Of those in the study who experienced an error 25% had a chance of dying. These errors also cost hosptials 8.6 billion dollars over the three year period.
- Leon has a testimonial regarding an 80 year old woman whose mobility was helped by taking Youngevity products. Leon also has questions concerning a friend with coronary artery disease.
- Joy's husband recently broke a tooth and his dentist want to perform a root canal.
- Barbara has a question with concerning where the minerals in Youngevity products are mined.