Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news story regarding the health of actor Dick Van Dyke. The article states that the actor is battling a serious illness. Doc asserts that Dick's white hair is an indication of a severe copper deficiency. Then outlines several health challenges that can be the result of chronic copper deficiency.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news story concerning an Oklahoma dentist who infected several people. The dentist Dr. W. Scott Harrington using improperly sterilized equipment infected 57 patients with hepatitis C, 3 with hepatitis B at least one tested positive for HIV. More than 7000 patients were sent letters informing them of their possible risk of infection.
- Umberto has two questions the concerning a friend who is trying to get pregnant. Second he has another friend who has less than 40% kidney function and is on the transplant list.
- Michael has several health challenges including frequent urination, type 2 diabetes and wants to lose some weight.
- Kam has questions concerning shingles.
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