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  • Teens, Sports and Happiness

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Teenage angst is big at the box office: Millions have been made off a sulky James Dean in East of Eden, a grumpy Judd Nelson in The Breakfast Club and the intriguing Ellar Coltraine in Boyhood. But while you may pay...Full Post
  • Want to Live Longer? Add Beans to Your Diet

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Want to live longer? Try adding more veggies -- especially fiber-rich beans -- to your diet. Doing this can -- for a while -- may increase production in your gas pipeline, which can be a bit uncomfortable, but it’s...Full Post
  • Think Outside of the Box!

    Today, I’m with a few of my good friends for a free health expo called “USANA Presents: Bringing Healthy Back with Dr. Oz,” in honor of The Doctor Oz Show moving to WSB-TV Channel 2 in Atlanta. Thousands of Atlantans came through to get free health screenings and...Full Post
  • Fortified Foods: Is Your Child Getting Too Many Vitamins?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Mr. T, CP3-Os, and Urkel Os were cereals once marketed to kids (in case they craved angry, extraterrestrial, nerdy foods). Today, celebrity tie-ins include U.S. World Cup team member, Omar Gonzalez, for Fruity Pebbles....Full Post
  • New Diagnostic Tool for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME) affects 1 million North Americans (mostly women 40- 60) and leaves victims fatigued and often in pain, unable to think clearly and less able to take care of...Full Post
  • Improve Artery Health With a Sweet Treat

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Peripheral artery disease (PAD), a form of arterial aging, affects around 12 million North Americans, making it painful to walk, upping the risk of blood clots, stroke, heart attack, and, for people with diabetes, i...Full Post
  • It’s Never Too Late to Get Heart Healthier

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    If you think you can’t can turn your life around and become heart healthier because, “It’s just too late,” consider this: Navy surgeon Paul Spangler took up running at age 67 and completed his 14th marathon at age 92,...Full Post
  • Dodging Hidden Sugars

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Back in 1969, Americans consumed about 2,400 total calories a day; around 595 of those came from sugar. Today, most North Americans down an astounding 2,900 calories a day and 680 are from sugar. Only a small bit of...Full Post
  • Those Sweet Smells Could Be Toxic

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Between perfumes and the scents wafting off hand soaps, laundry and personal care products, air fresheners and scented candles, you end up being exposed to 100 (or more) potentially toxic or sensitizing aromatic chemicals...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