Dr. Wallach starts today's show discussing medical mistakes and the misdiagnosis of many diseases. Asserting that people should educate themselves and become their own health advocate. Also recommending getting second opinions on any major diagnosis.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent news articles the first concerns the misdiagnosis of breast cancer in a New York woman. The woman was told she had breast cancer and underwent a radical double mastectomy. She later found out that she never had cancer and her biopsy had been mislabeled.
- Rose has been diagnosed with celiac disease.
- Ruth is experiencing leg pain and has three aortic aneurysms.
- Sue's granddaughter has been diagnosed with asthma.