Dr. Wallach starts the show today discussing a recent government report that contends the average lifespan of Americans is now over the age of 78. The report cites significant drops in the rates of the major killers such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Doc contends that this is all because of the public has become aware of nutritional supplementation that helps the human body ward off these diseases.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent news articles. The first concerns a doctor who was arrested for violently brandishing a tire iron at a person who cut in line in front of him at a gas station. Second they discuss a revelation to a report that was published recently concerning the anti-smoking drug Chantix. The drug has been linked to nearly 1000 adverse events that prompted the FAA (Federal Aviation Association) to ban the drugs use among commercial pilots. Now it has come to light that a top smoking cessation researcher warned both the FDA and Pfizer the manufacturor over a year ago about the dangerous side effects.
- Ann has a friend whose gall bladder is only functioning at 12% and his doctor wants to remove it.
- Dianna has questions regarding Crohn's disease.
- Dan asks Dr. Wallach about a reddish rash that recently appeared on his tongue.