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, a special work project, a love of your...Full Post
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On Mar 22, 2011
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 Children’s Hospital, a surgeon...Full Post
BLOG FROM THE ENFORCER, Young Dr Mike: The Week That Was— Plus The Best Med Stories of the Week, and I’m still mostly on the program: The 11 week Dr Oz Move It and Lose It in 2011 Plan
On Mar 10, 2011
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 the gesture of pure kindness--could have turned...Full Post
On Mar 03, 2011
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 I love Las Vegas because I’ve been there...Full Post
On Mar 01, 2011
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 provider, but as its tasks have become...Full Post
On Jan 19, 2011
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 league pro basketball, football, and baseball teams in Cleveland). Nancy and...Full Post
On Jan 19, 2011
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 know what each of us can do to prevent...Full Post
BLOG FROM THE ENFORCER, Young Dr. Mike: The 11 week Dr Oz Move It and Lose It in 2011 Plan…How Are You Doing?
On Jan 10, 2011
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 took two or three days to come back to...Full Post
BLOG FROM THE ENFORCER, Young Dr Mike: The 11 week Dr Oz Move It and Lose It in 2011 Plan..What is it?
On Jan 03, 2011
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 most common 13 additional ones we’ve been...Full Post
On Dec 31, 2010
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), so I thought I should do more to keep my RealAge as young...Full Post