Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the Flexner report calling for medical reform. That reform resulted in the growth of pharmaceutical style medicintion. Now over 100 years later we have more than 50% of all Americans taking at least one prescription medication. By the time Americans reach the age of 60 nearly 40% are taking at least 5 medications or more.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a report out from the "Save the Children" foundation. The report looked at the numbers of infants that die the same day they are born. Researchers examined these numbers and ranked 186 countries with the U.S. ranking 68th. With 11,3000 babies dying on the day they were born which is 50% more than all the other industrialized nations combined. Ranking behind Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait these facts are ones Dr. Wallach has been citing for several years.
- Shirley asks Dr. Wallach for natural ways to combat depression.
- Andrew's wife has a chronic cough and sore throat with fears she may have throat cancer.
- Carl has had chronic migraines for several years.
- Emma has been diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism.
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