Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing two recent news stories. The first story concerning the beneficial effects of coffee. Next Doc discusses a recent study that is linking obesity to family and friends. The study cites statistics that indicate if your close friends and relatives are overweight or obese you have an increased risk of the same.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news story concerning hysterectomies and the frequency in which the procedure is performed. In the U.S. by the age 60 one in three women will have undergone the procedure. With more than 600,000 procedures done each year it is the highest rate in the industrialized world at a cost of $17 billion a year.
- Jess's wife was diagnosed with Crohn's disease 4 years ago and he asks Dr. Wallach for a nutritional plan.
- Irene has a friend recently diagnosed with bladder cancer.
- Walter has questions concerning the Youngevity products.
- Mark has been diagnosed with shingles.