Hour 1: YOU The Owner's Manual Radio 3.21.15

Summary: Join Dr. Roizen and his expert guests for the latest health news, wellness advice and most up-to-date research from around the world.
Air Date: 3/21/15
Duration: 60
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
Guest Bio: Yvonne Hunt, PhD
Yvonne-HuntDr. Yvonne Hunt is a Program Director in the Tobacco Control Research Branch within the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute. She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also holds an M.P.H. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Hunt’s research interests lie broadly in the area of smoking cessation, with an emphasis on reducing disparities in tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. Much of her current research focuses on the population-level dissemination of cessation interventions via internet and mobile platforms; in particular, she is interested in how e-health technologies can improve the reach and efficacy of traditional smoking cessation interventions. Dr. Hunt has played a key role in the development, promotion, and evaluation of Smokefree Women, an NCI website that helps support both immediate and long-term needs of women as they quit smoking and remain nonsmokers. She also serves as the co-lead for NCI’s Smokefree Teen initiative, which includes SmokefreeTXT, a youth-oriented mobile cessation intervention.
    Hour 1: YOU The Owner's Manual Radio 3.21.15

    World-renowned physician, Dr. Michael Roizen, MD, continues to update your understanding of the meaning of health by providing an in-depth review of the most impactful health headlines.

    Joined by his co-host, Joe Galuski, they discuss the health news that matters most to you.

    The duo is later joined by Yvonne Hunt, PhD, program director at the National Cancer Institute's Tobacco Control Research Branch. Dr. Hunt shares proven strategies, from counseling to medication, that may help you or a loved one quit smoking for good.

    And just as important: She'll reveal what doesn't work.

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