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  • There’s Something Fishy about Farmed Fish

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    There’s evidence (though more research is needed) that farmed salmon and other farmed fish deliver concentrated doses of POPs (persistent organic pollutants) such as PCBs, dioxin and DDT -- immune, reproductive, endocrine...Full Post
  • Calling All Cauliflower

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    What do Cheddar, Purple Head, Graffiti, and White Cloud have in common? No, they’re not the members of a punk band from the 80s’ – they’re varieties of cauliflower! This nubby member of the Brassica genus is often d...Full Post
  • Checkmating Cancer with Checkpoint Inhibitors

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Until recently, only 10 to 20% of people diagnosed with advanced melanoma, the deadliest of skin cancers, could expect to be alive in five years. Now, cutting-edge cancer drugs are unleashing the power of the human...Full Post
  • The Best Aspirin Regimen Post-Heart Attack

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    It’s said that new habits die easily, but old habits die hard, and that seems to be especially true when it comes to doctors who send their heart-attack patients home from the hospital with a directive for daily aspirin....Full Post
  • Why You Should Go with Whole Grains

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Go with the grain -- whole grain that is! That’s a slogan everyone could live by, because whole grains are packed with health-protecting powers. You’ve heard us say (okay, preach) the grain gospel before. Now we’re...Full Post
  • Laugh Your Way to Better Health

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    From 1995 to 2014, comedies raked in $38.6 billion at the box office -- more than action, adventure, and horror movies. And that’s not even counting romantic comedies, which grossed $9.1 billion. And while you may...Full Post
  • For Better Rehab, Try Prehab

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When This is Where I Leave You hit theaters, 76-year-old Jane Fonda was fit as ever -- and that’s after a knee replacement, which followed a hip replacement and major back surgery. Her unbelievable turn-around time...Full Post
  • Dangers of Sleeping With Baby

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Around 4 million babies will be born in the US and Canada this year and if you’re one of the new parents you want to make sure your newbie thrives. Fortunately, since 1992 when the American Academy of Pediatrics (APA)...Full Post
  • For Those Overweight, Stress is More Dangerous

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    It’s like adding insult to injury, receiving a one-two punch, or kicking someone when they’re down: If you’re overweight, your system’s already compromised so your body’s physical reaction to chronic stress becomes...Full Post
  • Rethink Your Diet Drink

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    If you’re among the 59% of Americans who regularly sip diet drinks, it’s time for a change. A ground-breaking, big-impact study says the artificial sweeteners in zero-calorie soda -- and in other drinks, foods and those...Full Post