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Monologue

Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach today.  Joanne starts the show discussing a news article from Men's Health magazine on 8 different drugs that doctors are reluctant to take.  However, they have no problem prescribing these same drugs to their patients.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a news article about the progress hospitals are making in fight the "super-bug".  Referencing the MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria that has grown by 61% in the past 30 years.  Although most are claiming successes more than half admit more work is needed.  Of course they are also contending they need more money to fight the problem.

Callers

  • Cathy's husband has had several major back operations and is trying to find nutritional solutions to prevent further surgeries.
  • Richard has a friend diagnosed with Wagner's disease.
  • Marie's husband suffered a severe coronary and he is now on several drugs he wants to stop taking.
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