Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing how doctors are circumventing laws that prohibit them from taking money and gifts for promoting drugs. Also discussing medical mistakes outlining how many Americans are injured, infected and killed every year. Doc asserts that if McDonald's made a mistake in cooking their food that resulted in over 15 million injuries, infections or deaths they would be out of business.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a study on thyroid cancer. Researchers using government data found there has been a dramatic rise in the incidence of thyroid cancer. Since 1975 the rates of thyroid cancer have nearly tripled. With 85% of the people having their thyroids removed and forcing them to take hormone pills the rest of their life. Upon further inspection researchers also found that most of the cases were papillary thyroid cancer the least deadly. The authors of the study wrote that most of the tumors were so small they should not have been treated.
Sue has questions concerning a cyst behind her knee.
Marion has a friend recently diagnosed with breast cancer.
Susan has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis.
Carolyn is recovering from recurrent parathyroid cancer.
Paul is a type 2 diabetic who is trying to control his blood sugar naturally.
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