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  • Faking It Isn't Fooling Anyone

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Do you fake it in the bedroom? You may not be as great at acting as you think. Turns out both men and women know when their partner is faking it -- no matter how hard the other person is trying to be convincing. Re...Full Post
  • Fight Illness with Hugs

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Fist bump, Quarter Pounder or dap, whatever you call it, germaphobe Howie Mandel made the gesture mainstream in 2005 when he used it to greet contents on Deal or No Deal. Obama made big news when he and Michelle ex...Full Post
  • 5 Health Upgrades for Busy People

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    If you don’t think you have time for exercise, healthy meals or stress-busting techniques, you’re not alone. Surveys report that crazy-busy schedules keep around 42% of North Americans from exercising and 21% from...Full Post
  • How Nightcaps Can Rob You of Sleep

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    “O gentle sleep … how have I frightened thee that thou no more will weigh my eyelids down?” Shakespeare’s 17th century lament on lost sleep surely hits home to the 33% of folks today who experience mild to severe p...Full Post
  • BPA and Your Health: Should You Worry?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Bisphenol A – the banned-from-baby-bottles chemical found in food can linings, some plastic containers, paper receipts and in the bodies of 95% of adults and kids in North America – is in the news again. This time,...Full Post
  • What Your Semen Can Tell You About Your Overall Health

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When it comes to health, one condition is often connected to another -- and may serve as a clue to other, possibly larger, issues. Take male infertility. About 15% of all couples have fertility issues and in half of...Full Post
  • Fracking May Cause Developmental Defects

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    A study from the University of Missouri-Columbia has some scary health news about oil and gas hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. For 15 million Americans living within one mile of these sites, exposure to...Full Post
  • The Perks of Marriage Counseling

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    It’s not uncommon these days for long-married folks to separate. The U.S. divorce rate for couples in their 50s and 60s has doubled in the past 24 years -- 1 in 4 divorces are among couples 50 and older; 1 in 10 among...Full Post
  • Tips to Take Better Care of Your Gut

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    One hundred trillion. Nope, it’s not the national debt. That mega-number is the population of microbes living it up in your digestive system. Most of you only think about this inner zoo when it pumps out too much gas...Full Post
  • Pregnant? Why You Should Avoid Phthalates

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    If you’re pregnant or thinking about being pregnant staying away from phthalates (used to make plastics pliable) may be best for your future child’s noggin. Why? Because reducing a pregnant women’s exposure to phthalates...Full Post