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  • 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
  • The Obesity Sentence

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    According to researchers in Canada, if you’re obese, you may be giving yourself a devastating life-shortening sentence. Here’s why.

    A new study in The Lancet found that very obese men ages 20-39 die eight years earlier...Full Post
  • Don’t Let Hot Weather Kick in Kidney Stones

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Death Valley gets less than two inches of rain a year and summer temperatures can soar to 120°F or higher. Chances are that’s one place you’d be sure to drink plenty of water.

    But if you’re in towns like Portland,...Full Post
  • Why You Should Work Out in the Morning

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Dr. Mike was walking through his Wellness Center one afternoon when he heard someone comment, “I love exercising early in the morning, but it makes me late for work sometimes.” Feel the same way? Don’t give up your...Full Post
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and BMI

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Rheumatiz Gulch, Oregon: Hearing the name makes your bones ache, doesn’t it? And if you’re one of the 1.5 million folks who have rheumatiz ... er … rheumatoid arthritis (RA), you want to get rid of any struggles with...Full Post
  • Home Remedies for Dandruff

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Suffer from pesky dandruff. Don’t fret -- there are some very easy-to-use home remedies.

    Let’s start sweet. Try rubbing a solution of 90% honey, 10% water on to your scalp for 2-3 minutes. Leave on for up to 3 hours...Full Post
  • Kissing and Compatibility

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Opposites may attract -- but that’s not so true when it comes to kisses. Turns out the appeal of a first kiss may have as much to do with familiar-to-you bacteria that live in your potential mate’s mouth (over 20...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
  • Erectile Dysfunction May Predict Heart Problems

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Erectile dysfunction not only causes problems in the bedroom -- it can also signal much larger health issues. A study from Johns Hopkins’ Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease reveals that if you and...Full Post
  • Spice It Up

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Spices not only make your food taste better, but certain spices have been found to improve your overall health, too.

    A study in Nutrition Today concludes that cinnamon helps lower cholesterol in folks with diabetes,...Full Post