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Monologue

Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne starts the show discussing the growing problems of adverse events involving drugs.   Outlining various events involving drugs considered to be safe such as aspirin that have bad side effects.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a news article concerning the recent failure of Vytorin the combined effort between Schering-Plough Corp and Merck & Co.  Now the two have taken out full page newspaper ads trying to do damage controll on what was once a 5 billion dollar annual income.

Callers

  • Phillip has questions regarding his wife's cholesterol levels.
  • Kathy's daughter-in-law recently experienced sudden hearing loss in one ear.
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