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Meningitis Outbreak

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: The unprecedented outbreak of Meningitis has turned into a major health scandal.
Air Date: 10/15/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Steven Lamm, MD
Dr. Steven Lamm is a practicing internist and faculty member at New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Lamm regularly offers his analyses and commentary on a wide variety of health and medical related topics on television and radio, including: The Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, Nightline, Dateline, Fox News, The View, and BBC. He has written, with Gerald Secor Couzens, several books, including The Virility Solution, Younger at Last, The Hardness Factor, and the best seller Thinner at Last.

A graduate of Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine, Lamm is the recipient of numerous honors, including American Bariatric Society Recognition Award, Alpha Omega Alpha Award, New York Founders Day Award. Dr. Lamm is active in clinical research and is a panel physician for the New York State Athletic Commission.

Passionate about digestive health, Dr. Lamm combines his extraordinary education and experience with down to earth solutions for digestive health. His new book, No Guts, No Glory was published in April 2012.
Meningitis Outbreak
Several more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis, linked to possibly tainted vials of a steroid medication, bringing the total number of cases to up to 205 cases in 14 states.

Dr. Steven Lamm, MD reflects on how this health scandal happened, and explains the symptoms and warning signs of Meningitis.