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  • An Easy Trick to Strengthen Concentration

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The TV game show Concentration ran almost without interruption from 1958 to 1991, until at last its fans became permanently distracted. Not a bad run, but you don’t want your powers of concentration to ever get can...Full Post
  • Fast Foods May Impair Your Child’s School Performance

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    In Dude Where’s My Car, Ashton Kutcher has a run in with a drive-thru operator that seems to confirm what a study found: Eating fast food dulls the brain and affects how kids do in school.

    An Ohio State University...Full Post
  • The Importance of Vitamin A

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Maybe you could use a little help learning about vitamin A. This fat-soluble vitamin is actually a group of compounds that include retinol and beta carotene. They help form and maintain healthy teeth, bones, soft tissue,...Full Post
  • How to Snack Healthier

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    North America is under a snack attack -- and the snacks are winning! Seems that more and more of you are substituting grab-and-go foods for real meals. In fact, snacking’s up 15%, as quick munching replaces breakfast,...Full Post
  • Harnessing Your Brain Power Can Make You Stronger

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    In the 1970s, when psychic Uri Geller bent spoons, he claimed he did it with his mind. Then debunker James “The Amazing” Randi revealed it was really a slick parlor trick -- not super brainpower. So while neither Geller...Full Post
  • Helping Kids See Clearly

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When Clarence the cross-eyed lion starred in a 1965 movie of the same name and then a CBS-TV series, Daktari, no one worried about whether or not the amiable young cat was having a hard time reading his lines! But...Full Post
  • Surprising Signals That You’re Stressed

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Godzilla 2 is set for release in 2018, but talk about it is all over the blogosphere. Seems in the movie, scientist Nick Tatopoulos is determined to show his colleagues that the much-hunted creature is gentle. But when...Full Post
  • Easier Recovery From Knee Replacement Possible

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When anchorman Brian Williams had knee replacement surgery in 2013, he blogged about the recovery, comparing it to his first knee surgery in 1977: “While the meds are better these days…post-operative pain remains the...Full Post
  • How to Break the Health Insurance-Stress Cycle

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The plot of the TV series Breaking Bad hinged on the premise that overwhelming stress caused by out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment could turn a mild-mannered high school chemistry teacher into a drug kingpin....Full Post
  • 5 Stress Busters with a Huge Health Bonus

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Feeling tense? You’re not alone. Thanks to too many bills, too much to do, relationship conflicts and health problems, one in four Americans say they’ve felt stretched to the breaking point in the past month, according...Full Post