Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

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  • Do Over Your Health! Here’s How

    We all make bad health decisions. Maybe we eat an extra slice of pizza at dinner or skip the gym to veg out on the couch. But when we do things we know aren’t necessarily the best for our health, we tend to beat ourselves up about them. Well, I’m here to tell...Full Post
  • Help Kids Spring into Summer: Trampoline Safety

    A new study says from 2002 to 2011 over one million trampoline injuries (almost all happen at home) cost $1 BILLION in emergency hospital care. Kids around nine-years-old account for most of the fractures to fingers, hands, forearms, and elbows. Injuries to the head,...Full Post
  • Does Calling Obesity a Disease Matter?

    Last year when the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease, public health officials and doctors were hopeful it would provide more than 200 million overweight and obese North Americans with an understanding of the seriousness of their condition and...Full Post
  • BOOMERANG to Health

    We all know how real boomerangs work—toss one in the air, let it fly, and hope it comes right back to you. All’s great (unless it bonks you in the head). Now what about those metaphorical boomerangs? Well, they work in the same way, too. Let something fly—an idea,

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  • CHILDREN AND ANESTHESIA, JAPAN AND TOP HEALTH NEWS

    Yes, I was involved in it. The New York Times article by Pam Belluck on whether anesthesia, when used in young children, can lead to cognitive problems or learning disabilities, caused some pediatric operating rooms to almost come to a halt.

    Parents appropriately asked more questions. At Arkansas

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  • BLOG FROM THE ENFORCER, Young Dr Mike: The Week That Was— Plus The Best Med Stories...

    As the SPF 50 came out—after Sin City we went to Sun City or nearby La Quinta California just outside Palm Springs. Thanks to a nice officer of the law who let me go with a warning as I was rushing to the hot tub (no I wasn’t going to drive the car in). But that one event (speeding)--save

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  • BRAIN HEALTH IN SIN CITY AND TOP NEWS

    The biggest sexual organ is the brain, so I guess it is appropriate to talk about and raise money for brain health in sin city – or as I like to say, the world’s sexiest city. Now don’t get the wrong impression; Nancy and our kids Jeff and Jenn joined me this time. You’d think

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  • STAYING ON PROGRAM: TOP NEWS AND MORE

    I know I missed a week of blogging. Over the holiday was a time I chose to answer more questions and do planning for Cleveland Clinic’s corporate customers. Yes, we do wellness programs for corporations, case in point: Lafarge. Now Lafarge is a big cement and aggregate

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  • The Life Of A Doctor/Sports Fan

    Recently I talked with CBN about a variety of topics including advice to expectant parents and my love of sports. Close friends know I am a really committed sports fan with season tickets to the CAVs, Browns, and partial season tickets to the Indians (the Major

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  • LIFE-SAVING SCIENCE IN ACTION

    How can one not think of Congresswoman Giffords and the others who were killed or injured in Tucson … My father spent his last winters in Tucson living near that corner, so I have visited the areas near where the shooting took place many times. It is hard to

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