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Monologue

Dr. Wallach starts todays show discussing his latest lecture CD called "Until Death Do Us Part".  Explaining the lecture tells why Americans rank 46th in health and longevity when compared to other industrialized nations.  Despite the fact the U.S. spend three fourths of the entire world's expenditures on health care.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent news story concerning the death of a 71 year old nursing home patient.  The woman was admitted to a local nursing home after breast cancer had spread to her spine.  Within four days the woman died and the state found "inadequate care led to the death".  The home was fined the state's maximum fine of $100,000.

Callers

  • Paul was recently diagnosed with a bone spur on his L5 vertebra.
  • Robert has questions concerning type II diabetes and prostate cancer.
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