Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing the impending epidemics of arthritis and back pain. Contending this is a doctor caused epidemic because people followed bad advice of taking pharmaceutical drugs and surgeries. Outlining the results of a Harvard medical school study that found surgery for back, hip and knee pain us useless.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning private practitioner going broke. Apparently many private practice family physicians, cardiologists and oncologists are struggling financially. Mainly because of the 35 to 40% cuts in Medicare reimbursements to doctors. Medicare has also cut reimbursements on expensive cancer treatment drugs. Which used to be a cash cow for oncologists who would buy these drugs cheaply in bulk from drug companies. Then they would charge their patients huge prices for the same drugs.
Greg has a friend diagnosed with hepatits C.
Delphia has a 13 year old girl who is suffering from severe abdominal cramps during her menstrual cycle.
David is taking Youngevity's "Healthy Start Pack" for chronic axiety disorder and asks Dr. Wallach how long it will take to see any positive results.
Barbara's mother-in-law is taking two different statin drugs and is now starting to have memory loss.
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