Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

Michael Roizen, MD's Blog

  • 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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  • BLOG FROM THE ENFORCER, Young Dr. Mike: The 11 week Dr Oz Move It and Lose It...

    Young Dr. Mike wasn’t sure how to enter his exercises in Dr. Oz’s 11 week program Move It and Lose It in 2011 -- so I thought I’d tell you my problems and the solutions.

    First, the good news… more than 500,000 of you signed up. The email to enter the program

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  • BLOG FROM THE ENFORCER, Young Dr Mike: The 11 week Dr Oz Move It and Lose It...

    On January 3rd, Dr Oz will introduce his 11 week program To Move It and Loose it in 2011—what so revolutionary about it? Ever since I blogged that there was such a plan, I’ve been deluged with questions about it and here are the first two—next week I’ll post the

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  • NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION: STAY YOUNG

    To summarize the major science of this month and my own New Year’s resolutions: Increase the functioning of your sweet -16 genes by choosing smaller portions, and add a little daily physical activity. The science is too solid to avoid.

    I’m turning 65 (on January 7),

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