EP 827 News of the Week

Summary: Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.
Air Date: 2/21/17
Duration: 10:28
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
EP 827 News of the Week
In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know, including the following topics: 

  • Exercise can be a boon to people with Parkinson's disease. Studies show a drastic reduction of symptoms.
  • Smartphone app allows individuals to rate happiness at random times during the day. Those engaged in physical activity rated themselves much happier than those who were sedentary.
  • In parts of the U.S. where poverty, obesity and smoking habits abound, cancer rates have increased nearly 50 percent since 1980. In other areas around the nation, there has been a 30 percent decline.
  • Vaccine exemptions are on the rise in a number of states. 
  • PLUS more...