The Doctors weigh in on the most buzzed about health news.
Mile-High Health Threats
The Doctors examine potential dangers that could affect your next flight.
Rajee, 46, joined The Doctors in January 2012 to share her story of receiving what she thought were medical-grade silicone injections, but were actually cement-like substances found in certain adhesives and tire repair products. The illegal injections left her with disfiguring nodules on her face. She rejoins The Doctors to share an update on her recovery process and to spread awareness of the dangers of cosmetic injections.
“I [felt] that not only physically I needed to get help, but also psychologically. It affected me. I was depressed, I had PTSD, agoraphobia — because I was actually fearful of leaving my apartment,” she says.
Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon emphasizes that injecting things into your body is not a small, innocuous procedure, and to use caution when deciding to undergo any cosmetic procedure.
U.S. Health Care Ranking
The Doctors respond to a distressing report that ranked the United States health care system one of the lowest among the developed nations in the world. Hear their views on how to best improve the health care system in America.
“If we look at non-western approaches to health and wellness, we’re backwards,” OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton says. “We have a medical culture that is really set up to treat disease and not prevent it.”