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  • The Latest on Coffee and Type 2 Diabetes

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The theory of spontaneous generation—living creatures can emerge from inanimate objects—was considered good science into the 1600’s. One Flemish physician created a recipe for a mouse (a soiled cloth plus wheat for...Full Post
  • 4 Effective Ways to Beat Diabetes

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Standard diabetes prevention advice (lose weight, exercise, eat better) is not getting through to, or even worse, is letting down millions of North Americans! The proof is in shocking new statistics from the Centers...Full Post
  • Is Your TV Killing You?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Binge-watching shows like House of Cards or Parks and Recreation may seem like a fun way to spend your time. But TV viewing can come at a price -- to your health. A study followed 13,000 adults for an average of eight...Full Post
  • Do You Overestimate How Much You Exercise?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Think you’re hitting the gym hard? You might not be doing as much as you thought. Turns out people typically overestimate how intensely they’re exercising and lose the benefits of an effective workout.

    In a recent...Full Post
  • Get Healthy with the Sleep Diet

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    With computers, smart phones, and 1,000-station HDTVs, our sleep-crisis might be at an all-time high -- creating a multitude of health hazards, including obesity and depression. But try our sleep diet, and you and...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
  • 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