Dr. Wallach starts the show mentioning the recent swings in the stock market. Contending that the audience shouldn't wait until their retirement plan crashes but should be proactive. Asserting that now is a great time to start a home-based business to offset the plunging stock martket.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two news articles concerning prescription drugs. The first is a growing trend of doctors stopping the practice of giving samples to patients. Evidence is mounting that although the sample is free it is usually a more expensive brand-name drug. So once the patient runs out of the sample they are actually paying more in the long run. The second article concerns a study that found generic cardiovascular drugs work just as well as the more expensive brand-name drugs.
- Estell has questions concerning anti-inflammatory medications.
- Pam has concerns about her mother who has type II diabetes and lymphedema.
- Jim has a friend whose dog was recently diagnosed with lung cancer.