Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a Harvard study that concluded knee replacement surgery for knee pain is useless. Outlining several other common procedures that are often over used to pad the doctor's wallet. Asserting this is often fraud but no one goes to jail.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a study from the Virginia Commonwealth University. The study found that 34% of those studied got knee replacement surgery that was deemed inappropriate. While 44% of the surgeries in the study were deemed appropriate. With 22% found to be inconclusive as to whether or not they were appropriate.
Denise's brother has been diagnosed with cancerous tumors in his brain.
Mary has asthma and wants to control the symptoms naturally.
Michael's wife has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism.
Leandro has an enlarged prostate and bone cancer.
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