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Dr. Wallach starts todays show discussing medical mistakes. Quoting statistics from a report released earlier this year Doc outlines the numbers of casualties suffered by patients in hospitals, clinics and dotors offices. Some 15.8 million people are injured, killed and infected in the medical industry each year yet nothing is done.
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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of these "medical mistakes" where surgical insturments were left inside patient's bodies. Doug and Doc also discuss the long waits suffered by millions in hospital emergency rooms.
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- Nicole has a 10 year old lab with arthritis.
- Orise's dog has been diagnosed with an enlarged heart and heart worms.
- Laurie is bipolar and wants to get off of her medications.