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  • Kids Can Avoid Repetitive Use Injuries with Various Sports

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Not long ago, seasonal athletics gave kids the option of participating in several different sports over the course of a school year. One athlete who knew that was the smart way to play it was baseball’s Hall of Famer,...Full Post
  • Breast Cancer Tips That Can Save Your Life

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When it comes to diagnosing and treating breast cancer, enormous strides have been made in the past two decades. Earlier detection plus better therapies and gene-typing of cancers allows for much more effective therapies....Full Post
  • One More Reason to Avoid Triclosan and Triclocarban

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Howard Hughes may be the world’s most famous germaphobe (he lay naked in a darkened room in a “germ-free” zone), but germ-phobia seems pretty widespread these days. More than 2,000 antibacterial products are sold --...Full Post
  • The Best Support for Your Health

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    If you’re one of the 29 million North American adults with diabetes, 79 million with pre-diabetes, 32 million with elevated total cholesterol, 78 million with high blood pressure or 157 million who are overweight or...Full Post
  • How Your Diet Now Can Affect Your Future Children

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    In 2007, the heaviest woman ever to give birth weighed in at 532 pounds and it took 30 doctors to perform the C-section. While she’s an extreme example of what’s happening across North America, the average weight for...Full Post
  • 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
  • Stopping the Spread of Harmful Algae Blooms

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Green slime. Red tide. Brown scum. Toxic algae blooms are fouling waterways across North America these days -- killing fish in Florida, sickening sea lions in California, temporarily closing beaches on Canada’s beautiful...Full Post
  • Berry Good News for Your Heart

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    These days a bounty of fruit is available everywhere in North America. While apples, strawberries, grapes and oranges are the favorite local crops, everything from mangoes to star fruit from around the world show up...Full Post
  • The Truth About Hangovers

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    From the ancient practice of downing a mixture of ground bird beak and myrrh, to concoctions of Worcestershire sauce, raw egg and red pepper, hangover remedies have been around for centuries. While these liquid solutions...Full Post
  • Can Produce Make You Happier?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    With apologies to the founding fathers: If they had mentioned “life, liberty and the pursuit of broccoli” in the Declaration of Independence, they would have covered both the pursuit of health and happiness. New research...Full Post