EP 971 News of the Week

Summary: Every week, Dr. Roizen discusses the latest health headlines YOU need to know.
Air Date: 12/17/19
Duration: 15:29
Host: Michael Roizen, MD
EP 971 News of the Week
In this episode, Dr. Roizen talks about the latest health headlines that YOU need to know.

  • Vaping patient receives double lung transplant, but at great cost (now and in the future). Should individuals take on a greater personal responsibility?
  • Jimmy Carter hospitalized for blood clot in brain (removed successfully). 
  • Neighborhoods with reduced walkability (e.g. broken-up sidewalks, air pollution) increases cardiovascular disease risk.
  • The more children a woman has, the higher her cardiovascular risk.
  • Rural Americans are dying more from preventable health conditions.
  • Millennials gaining weight and developing diabetes.
  • Long-acting birth control option available in a patch.
  • Self-testing for cervical cancer.
  • Getting at least 10,000 steps per day adds to your longevity -- but does doing more have any extra benefit?
  • PLUS so much more...
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