Dr. Wallach starts todays show discussing the increasing problem of large companies leaving the U.S. The most recent Boeng and Goodrich Tires have announced the are outsourcing to Mexico. All of these companies contend the major reason is the increasing costs of healthcare for their employees.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a recent study regarding medical myths. The research published in the British Medical Journal looked at seven common myths such as;"you must drink 8 glasses of water a day". The findings were that all of these were just that "myths" none could be scientifically verified.
- Rich has questions concerning stem cells.
- Patricia has four questions the first concerns a cat with finicky eating habits. Second she inquires about a dog that chronically licks and chews it's paws. Third she asks about her own kidney stone. Finally she has questions concerning staph infections.
- Lee asks Dr. Wallach about a diagnosis of atherosclerosis.
- Beverly recently developed an itchy rash on her face.