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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the importance of preparedness.  Asserting that whether it be natural disasters such as fires, earthquakes, floods or storms it is important that we all be prepared for emergency situations.  Doc outlines several strategies for remaining prepared for impending disasters.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news article concerning and FDA warning.  The FDA is warning parents against giving children under the age 2 over-the-counter cough and cold remedies.  This warning prompted by an increasing number of injuries and deaths by the misuse of these products.  Some health advocates are calling for these products to be made prescription.

Callers

  • Carol's daughter has been diagnosed with Huntington's chorea.  She also has a second question concerning a cyst behind her own knee.
  • John has been experiencing edema in his legs.
  • Chris (email) has questions concerning the bio-availability of different types of calcium.
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