Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show today discussing health screening tests. Asserting that people should avoid all of the screening tests doctors want patients to have such as colonoscopies. Contending they can be harmful and lead to false positives which in turn lead to unnecessary tests and procedures. Outling all of the screening tests that can be performed safely at home.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a study of hospital acquired infection. Researchers finding that on six common surgeries readmissions for infections range between 4% to 15%. These are surgery site infections that resulted in infections from bacteria that entered the incision or from improperly sterilized surgical instruments. With incision infections was the reason from more than 1 in 3 unplanned readmissions.Callers
Betty has been diagnosed with sarcoma cancer in her lungs.
Dani's husband has kidney failure and hypertension but doesn't want a kidney replacement.
David has hepatitis C and liver liver cirrhosis.
Isaac has been diagnosed with a torn miniscus and bone on bone arthritis in his knees.
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