Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the statistics or scorecard for medical doctors. Outlining all of the medical mistakes that harm over 15 million Americans each and every year. Citing CDC statistics that state 1.7 million patients are infected in hospitals every year with 99,000 dying from those infections.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news story on a new antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria. The new strain called carbapenom-resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE. This new strain was found in 200 healthcare facilities in the first half of 2012 and is proving resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics.
- Michael's father has several health challenges including breathing difficulty, weight gain, hypertension, edema in his legs and atrial fibrulation.
- Roberta was diagnosed with nodules on her thyroid gland and her doctor wants to do a biopsy.
- Cynthia was recently diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma skin cancer.
- Peter is trying to control high blood pressure without using the drugs his doctor is recommending.
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