EP 918 News of the Week

Summary: Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.
Air Date: 11/27/18
Duration: 17:44
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
EP 918 News of the Week
In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know.

  • Only 37% of Americans got vaccinated for the flu last week, but 48 million fell sick.
  • Why you should get your shingles vaccine.
  • Going to a plant-based/sea-based diet results in a 19% reduction in dying from any cause.
  • Gum disease and blood pressure link.
  • FDA taking steps to inform consumers about products that contain sesame--here's why.
  • Babies born to older dads have a higher risk of health problems.
  • Emotions affect the heart.
  • Some studies link cell phone exposure to cancer risk in male rats. 
  • When preschoolers gain weight too fast, their likelihood of obesity later in life surges.
  • Plus so much MORE...
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