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  • Another Shot at Safety

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    In 1877, 17-year-old Frank Eaton, aka Pistol Pete, was commissioned as a U.S. Marshall. He lived by the gun -- but died from natural causes after a long, full life at age 97. Unfortunately, many stories about youngsters...Full Post
  • Five Ways to Boost Your Eye Health

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Smart steps that protect your eyes from leading causes of vision loss -- a risk for 61 million Americans -- can also keep you healthy. Check out the latest advice on guarding your vision.


    #1. Contact lens wearers:...Full Post
  • Get Kids to Eat Their Veggies

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    If you’ve got a growing child check out this worrisome statistic: A third of North American children are overweight or obese by age nine. This is why it’s so important for a child’s body and soul to fuel up on vege...Full Post
  • Revolutionizing Healthcare: Breakthrough Medical Innovations

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    This is a time of incredible progress in the medical field’s understanding of how to diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions. Here are our top four breakthrough inventions that earned spots on the Cleveland C...Full Post
  • Planning Ahead for Your Health

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Are you not very strong-minded when it comes to handling your healthcare needs? Or perhaps you just don’t know what you want in the event of an emergency or end-of-life situation? Take heed of this sobering statistic:...Full Post
  • Eat the Fruit and Dodge the Juice

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    If you’re a dedicated food felon dodger -- trying to weave your way around the added sugars and syrups, trans and saturated fats, and refined grains that are packed into today’s processed foods -- you’re going have...Full Post
  • 5 Stress Busters with a Huge Health Bonus

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Feeling tense? You’re not alone. Thanks to too many bills, too much to do, relationship conflicts and health problems, one in four Americans say they’ve felt stretched to the breaking point in the past month, according...Full Post
  • Boost Your Memory with a Dose of Curiosity

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    If you don’t know what year Bob Hope and Shirley Ross originally sang “Thanks for the Memory,” but are curious to find out, chances are you’ll remember once we tell you: 1938.

    What’s the reason -- if you’re curious...Full Post
  • Why We’re in Favor of Labeling GM Foods

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    In a survey, 72% of Americans said avoiding genetically modified (GM) food is important to them. But it’s easier said than done. An estimated 60 to 80% of packaged foods in your supermarket contain ingredients derived...Full Post
  • The 411 on 911: How to Keep Calm When You Call

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    As six-year-old Cole Steffens’ father administered a modified Heimlich maneuver to his 17-month-old daughter Bailey, young Cole calmly called 911. He told the dispatcher his address, spelled his last name, and said...Full Post