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 68 calendar years of age, but his RealAge is 47.9. 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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  • Dr. Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    The longer your commute to work, the worse it is for your health. In this Treadmill Talk, Sharecare expert Dr. Michael Roizen reveals how far you have to drive each day to increase your risk of becoming obese. Read More
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    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers gear up for Sunday's Super Bowl 50 showdown, many may be focused on the potential dangers of concussion, but that's not the only health risk football players face.

    Concern about the size of players -- esp...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Hematology-Oncology:

    THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) might have a slightly increased risk of developing blood cancer, a new study suggests.

    Children born via IVF had a 67 percent increased risk of leukemia and a more than tripled risk of Hodgk...Full Article

  • Dr. Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
    Hepatitis C treatment has undergone radical changes, says internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD. In this video, he discusses the new oral medications used to treat hep C with fewer side effects -- but there is one major downside. Read More
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Athletic Training:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Tackling should be eliminated from youth football due to the risks that collisions and head injuries pose to young athletes, a researcher argues in the Feb. 4 New England Journal of Medicine.

    A recent evidence review conducted by the Amer...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The American Red Cross on Wednesday asked potential blood donors who have traveled to areas where Zika infection is active to wait 28 days before giving blood.

    "The American Red Cross is dedicated to providing the safest, most reliable blood pro...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A surgical safety checklist reduced patients' risk of death over 90 days and shortened their hospital stay, a new study found.

    The findings suggest that surgical safety checklists can reduce health care costs by reducing the risk of complication...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Marriage & Family Therapy:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A child's grades in school might suffer if a parent is suffering from depression, according to a new study.

    Researchers found that Swedish teens received lower grades during their final year in school if either of their parents had previously be...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology):

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug for the treatment of nasal polyps has shown promise in a small, preliminary trial involving a group of patients struggling with chronic sinusitis.

    Dupilumab, which is injected, is aimed at helping those patients who do not r...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.

    The review of 16 published studies found that seniors tended to show poorer health after they stopped driving -- particularly in ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Local health officials in Texas have confirmed a case of Zika virus infection that was transmitted by sex, and not by the bite of a mosquito.

    The virus, which is typically spread by mosquitoes, is suspected of causing thousands of birth defects in...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Clinical & Laboratory Immunology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists report progress in their bid to develop ways to piggyback an HIV vaccine on germs that cause colds.

    In the new study, Harvard researchers said they successfully used cold viruses to deliver an experimental HIV vaccine to humans.

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Child Abuse Pediatrics:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children are often taught to be wary of people outside their family. But, a new survey finds that adults at school, daycare and organizations such as churches and scouting groups are less likely than relatives to abuse or mistreat children.

    In gen...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used drug may not significantly reduce the amount of time that patients with the lung condition COPD require mechanical help to breathe, a new study suggests.

    COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) -- which is often related to smoki...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, Feb. 1, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Young men who get stressed out easily appear to have a greater risk of high blood pressure later in life, a new study suggests.

    The researchers found that, among 18-year-old men, those who had the lowest stress-resilience...Full Article