Wednesday House Call,  September 12, 2018: Small doses, negligible effects. How hyping parts per billion detection misrepresents risk.

Wednesday House Call,  September 12, 2018: Small doses, negligible effects. How hyping parts per billion detection misrepresents risk.

Dr Barry Dworkin joins Rob Snow to discuss the latest health stories of the week.

Today we talk about an environmental advocacy group’s report about glyphosate found in parts per billion in our food supply, face transplants, and the use of Champix (varenicline) for smoking cessation.

Your calls about the meaning of an increased white blood cell count

  • calcium supplementation
  • the type of flu shot someone needs over the age of 65
  • lipomas
  • premature rupture of membranes during pregnancy.

 

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