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EP 838 News of the Week

Summary: Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.
Air Date: 5/16/17
Duration: 16:20
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
EP 838 News of the Week
In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know, including the following topics: 

  • Opioids account for 50,000 deaths each year in the U.S.
  • Is marijuana a safe option for addressing pain?
  • Many heart attack patients don't take medications as prescribed, especially statins and blood pressure medications.
  • Running may be socially contagious. 
  • Only one in five mentally ill women is getting cervical cancer screening. Only two in five of insured women are getting screened.
  • Does taking antidepressants during pregnancy cause autism? Or is it the underlying reason for taking the medication?
  • America's new anxiety disorder. 
  • FDA approves new options for treatments for cluster headaches. 
  • PLUS, so much more...

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