Sunday House Call, #715, October 27, 2019: The damn virus is almost eliminated from the face of the Earth.
Topics today include:
There is only one strain of polio virus left on Earth and it found in only two countries. How the live virus vaccine can lead to polio infections when the virus is shed in poorly sanitized water supplies. Why it is important to see this through to the end and finally eradicating this disease from the planet.
Your calls about:
- How to use cognitive behavioural therapy to combat and reframe negative thoughts and responses to others
- An elderly woman is informed that she must be monitored for 24 hours after receiving anesthetic for a dental procedure. Why this long?
- A mystery cannabis cream with no ingredients on the label is cited by this caller’s friend as a pain reliever for hip pain.
- A caller asks if alcohol is a carcinogen, why are there no labels citing such on products like beer, spirits, and wine?
- Ranitidine medication recall.