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  • Taming ‘Roid Rage

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    There’s nothing pretty about hemorrhoids, but they’ve afflicted the world’s most beautiful women (Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor) and most dashing men (Ernest Hemingway and, it’s rumored, George Clooney). In fact,...Full Post
  • Life-Changing Medical Inventions Worth Watching

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    From bionic eyes to robotic legs, an avalanche of recent innovations in medical gadgetry is improving life for millions of North Americans of all ages. We wanted to tell you about four exciting breakthroughs -- they...Full Post
  • The Dangers of Sexsomnia

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Mixing sleep and sex can have serious consequences. Sexsomnia -- engaging in sexual activity while asleep and having no memory of it at all -- is a recognized sleep disorder that can trigger everything from fondling...Full Post
  • The Healthy Benefits of Home Cooking

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Want to make a simple lifestyle change to help you lose weight? Quit eating out for every meal and start cooking at home! According to the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, folks who cook and eat at home take...Full Post
  • Why Walnuts Are Good for Your Wellness

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Want to amp up your health and happiness? Reach for a handful of walnuts. We’ve long extolled the power of eating an ounce of walnuts (14 walnut halves) daily to get your dose of alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty...Full Post
  • Baby Boomers Active in the Bedroom

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Thirty-two thousand Baby Boomers are members of USA Triathlon; tens of thousands more cycle, swim and jog regularly. An astounding 61% say they feel nine years younger than they really are -- and there’s nothing like...Full Post
  • What You Should Know About Lyme Disease

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The CDC gets 30,000 reports annually about Americans with Lyme disease. But they discovered the actual number of folks diagnosed with the infection is ten times that -- 300,000. Who knows how many are undiagnosed.
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  • Refreshing Ways to Help Lower Your Blood Pressure

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Want a delicious and easy way to help your blood pressure? Research shows that if you take up drinking tea regularly, you can expect to see your top blood pressure number (systolic) dip by around 2.6 mmHg. Your bottom...Full Post
  • Light the Way for Your Eyes

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Don’t rely on your good eyesight in the dark -- especially if you’re getting older. By the time you hit late middle age, your retina needs more light to see specific tasks clearly. In fact, at age 60 you need about...Full Post
  • Some Stressed Kids do Better with Pets

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Do you have a kid who’s feeling down in the dumps? Give them some playtime with a furry friend. Taking your child to a dog pound or animal shelter is a great idea -- especially if he or she is having a tough time because...Full Post