Dr. Wallach discusses the impending H5N1 flu. Citing news stories about a family in Indonesia may have passed the virus from human to human. Outlining the various personal hygiene practices that will help protect people should an actual pandemic occur.
Pearls of Wisdom
Dr. Wallach and Doug discuss a news story concerning interactions between drugs and nutritional supplements. In the article and a recent survey authors lump herbal plant medicines in with nutritional supplements such as vitamins and minerals. Doc and Doug find fault with several assertions made in the article.
Leigh's husband has cataracts and she is curious about a nutritional plan that could help improve his sight. Geri has a friend diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Peggy has been experiencing a rapid heart beat. Cindy and her husband are planning a trip to China. She asks Dr. Wallach if all the vaccinations her doctor is recommending are really necessary.