Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

Bio

Michael F. Roizen, MD, a Sharecare Editorial Advisory member, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College, Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, and is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine. In 2007 Dr. Roizen was named the Chief Wellness Officer (the first such position in a major healthcare institution in the United States) for Cleveland Clinic, and Chair of its Wellness Institute. Dr. Roizen co-founded RealAge and chairs its Scientific Advisory Board. He is 64 calendar years of age, but his RealAge is 44.3. He and Dr Oz have authored 8 NY Times bestsellers between them, and three separately, including 4 #1 NY Times Bestsellers, including RealAge, Are You As Young As You Can Be, YOU: The Owner’s Manual, YOU: On A Diet, the Owner’s Manual for Waist Management, and YOU Staying Young, the Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty.

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  • Cleveland Clinic

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Large doses of intravenous vitamin C have the potential to boost chemotherapy's ability to kill cancer cells, according to new laboratory research involving human cells and mice.

    Vitamin C delivered directly to human and mouse ovarian cancer cel...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Shy children do not have difficulties with language, suggests a new study that challenges previous research.

    Although shy kids tend to speak less, they understand what's being said as well as more outgoing youngsters, the re...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Shy children do not have difficulties with language, suggests a new study that challenges previous research.

    Although shy kids tend to speak less, they understand what's being said as well as more outgoing youngsters, the re...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The national drug store chain CVS Caremark said Wednesday that it's phasing out the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores across the United States.

    The company said cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco will no longer be availa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The national drug store chain CVS Caremark said Wednesday that it's phasing out the sale of tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores across the United States.

    The company said cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco will no longer be availa...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The legalization of marijuana is an idea that is gaining momentum in the United States, but there may be a dark side to pot becoming more commonplace, a new study suggests.

    Fatal crashes involving marijuana use tripled during the previous decade, ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Patients may now get their medical test results directly from the laboratory, without having to go through a doctor's office, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday.

    Updating the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among college students, alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to domestic violence, new research finds.

    The researchers report that they found no link between pot smoking and partner violence among men.

    A pair of studies by...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among college students, alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to domestic violence, new research finds.

    The researchers report that they found no link between pot smoking and partner violence among men.

    A pair of studies by...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Among college students, alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to domestic violence, new research finds.

    The researchers report that they found no link between pot smoking and partner violence among men.

    A pair of studies by...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Ophthalmology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who take estrogen-only hormone-replacement therapy to relieve menopausal symptoms might also be reducing their risk for a common form of the eye disease glaucoma, according to new research.

    "Ours is one of the first ... studies to find est...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People's earliest childhood memories begin to fade when they're about 7 years old, a new study suggests.

    It's been known that most adults' memories extend back to only about age 3. The loss of memories before this age is known as childhood amne...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Psychiatry:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of children and young adults who undergo treatment for anxiety get long-term relief from their symptoms, a new study finds.

    The study "suggests the need for more intensive or continued treatment for a sizable proportion of youth ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of all Americans -- and nearly six out of 10 U.S. university students -- have used indoor tanning, despite widespread knowledge that the devices contribute to skin cancer risk, a new study finds.

    Researchers at the University...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Jan. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new hormone therapy drug for men with prostate cancer may increase survival a bit and delay progression of the disease in men who have advanced prostate cancer that has been resistant to standard hormonal therapies, a new study suggests.

    The s...Full Article