Dr. Joel Wallach begins the show today discussing medical mistakes and the VA. Citing a specific VA hospital that is called "candyland" because so many pills are dispensed from the facility. Stating how many people are injured, infected and killed in VA hospitals every year in America.Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article about a woman in Spain who had minor surgery and the doctors left forceps in her abdomen. The article also cites another case where a surgical swab was left in a patient. Causing severe abdominal pain for three years leaving her with a scar from the infection. The article states that more of this is to be expected because doctor and nurse shortages.Callers
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