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  • Tips to Ease Tension Headaches

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Pressure to perform --at work, school or home can cause a lot of self–imposed stress and pain. It’s “something you feel when you don't know what the … you’re doing,” saoid Bronco’s quarterback Peyton Manning. And he...Full Post
  • The Medical Research Revolution is in Your Hands

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Take note: 2015 marks the year when medical research was potentially changed forever - thanks to a device that 72 million Americans carry in their pocket, purse, briefcase or backpack. We’re talking about Apple’s iPhone...Full Post
  • Find Your Sense of Purpose

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Got a great reason to jump out of bed in the morning? Only 37% of North Americans say they do, according to a recent Gallup Poll. But a study might motivate you to find your sense of purpose: Turns out having a mission...Full Post
  • Lettuce Power

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    “Lettuce,” said Charles Dudley Warner, American author and pal of Mark Twain, “is like conversation. It must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling you barely notice the bitter in it.” And just like good conversation, lettuce...Full Post
  • Is Stress Ruining Your Memory?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Major Harris, quarterback at West Virginia in the late 90s, is a college football Hall-of-Famer. But in a pivotal game against Penn State, as the clock was running out, Harris blanked on what play he’d called. As his...Full Post
  • Seniors, Move It or Gain It

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Don Pellman, age 99, did the high jump in college, but gave it up for the next 58 years. Then after retirement he decided to get back into track and field. He went on to win four U.S. track records in his age group...Full Post
  • The Best Seeds for Your Health

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    While the usual suspects landed the top seeds in this year’s March Madness, smart odds-makers kept an eye out for a Gonzaga-type emergence of an unexpected seed. And you should do the same – for your health. The top...Full Post
  • Testosterone Supplements – Are They Safe?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When Hans and Franz (Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon) appear on TV (Saturday Night Live reruns) they’re all about fitness training to “Pump…You Up!” They know that’s a great way to maximize testosterone levels. But what...Full Post
  • Free Pedometer Apps for Smartphones

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    “Step right up, ladies and gents. Step right up!” Carnival barker Gabby Gilfoil (W.C. Fields) in 1927’s Two Flaming Youths, enticed passers-by to try a new experience. And we’d like to get you to step right up, too...Full Post
  • Today’s Fast Pace Contributing to Less Sleep

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Learn to set the pace: In 1925, WWI flying ace Eddie Rickenbacher did it, so did James Garner in 1957 and Jay Leno in 1999. They drove pace cars at the Indianapolis 500. But when their pace cars pulled off the track...Full Post