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  • 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
  • Don't Ignore Cancer Warning Signs

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Ignoring signs that could indicate cancer can be dangerous. Research out of the U.K. reveals that in one study, out of all folks (50 and older) who experienced a potential cancer-warning symptom -- such as a change...Full Post
  • Moms-to-Be: Take Charge for a Healthy Pregnancy and a Healthy Baby

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    During pregnancy, a developing fetus is tuned-in to Mom -- reacting to her voice, tasting the food she ate for dinner, feeling her sway as she walks around the block. But Mom influences the health and happiness of...Full Post
  • Brushing Up Your Immune System

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Want an easy way to stay healthy? Keep your pearly whites shining. Bystaying on top of your oral health and avoiding periodontal or advanced gum disease, you can keep immune system strong and it will fight off the...Full Post
  • Menu Calorie Count Alert

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Dork. Nerd. Geek. Some labels can hurt. Others -- high voltage, thin ice, wet paint -- can help. But when it comes to the new regulations requiring restaurant chains with 20 or more establishments to provide calorie...Full Post