EP 846 News of the Week

Summary: Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.
Air Date: 7/11/17
Duration: 18:54
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
EP 846 News of the Week
In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know, including the following topics: 

  • High school boys fear looking weak if they report a concussion.
  • Washing your hands in cold water is just as effective as washing in hot water. What matters is the amount of water and length of washing.
  • Jumping and running is actually good for your back, but there's a certain speed at which you should perform these activities.
  • Less dietary salt is coming from packaged foods. Is this a healthy eating trend?
  • Drinking non-cow milk is linked to height reduction in kids.
  • Minorities are more likely than Caucasians to get low-value health care.
  • Police violence is linked to increased risk of suicide attempt in the victim.
  • Childhood cancer survivors have fewer long-term side effects.
  • Even moderate drinking may be bad for your brain if you're over the age of 60.
  • PLUS so much more...