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  • Lunchbox Safety

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When a New York City 4th grader Zachary Maxwell told his folks he wanted to take his lunch to school, they insisted he stick with the school’s oh-so-tasty and nutritious-sounding hot lunch program. So he made Yuck --...Full Post
  • The Dangers of the Powdered Margarita

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Weird ways to consume alcohol have been popping up on social media and YouTube -- and are enough to make any college counselor or parent’s heart skip a beat. There’s booze-soaked gummy candy called Rummy Bears and Vodka...Full Post
  • Want to Lose Weight? Take the A Train

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When Duke Ellington started playing Take the A Train during the 1940s and 50s, around 30% of North American adults were overweight. Now the rate’s near 70%. If you want to avoid that expanding demographic, listen to...Full Post
  • Want to Lose Weight? Take the A Train

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When Duke Ellington started playing Take the A Train during the 1940s and 50s, around 30% of North American adults were overweight. Now the rate’s near 70%. If you want to avoid that expanding demographic, listen to...Full Post
  • Vitamin D Plusses

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    There are two sides to every argument -- so the saying goes -- and usually the truth lies somewhere in between. Fortunately, you don’t have to takes sides in the debate about whether D2 and D3 are a vitamin or a hormone....Full Post
  • Dental Dos and Don'ts

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    A walk by the shelves of toothpaste at your local drugstore shows that having whiter, healthier teeth is a 21st-century obsession. And ironically, even though these days you can choose from thousands of products to...Full Post
  • Super Dose Vaccines for Seniors

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin Kline joined forces in Last Vegas, an old man’s version of The Hangover, they proved that experience and talent can’t protect you from sickening Viagra...Full Post
  • An Aspirin a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    An ancient papyrus scroll indicates that even back in 1550 B.C. people used salicylate-rich plants to ease pain. Flash forward 3500 years: That same plant-based ingredient has been refined into what we call aspirin...Full Post
  • Why You Should Turn On the Tunes

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Music may soothe the savage beast, but it can up your game and competitiveness, too. Seems you can amplify your sense of power, improve your abstract thinking, and cut your reaction time, by cranking up the music. So...Full Post
  • Memory Boosters for Kids

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Are you worried that your child has some short-term memory problems that’s affecting their schoolwork? Don’t give up: kids (and adults for that matter) can train their mind to hold onto incoming information.

    Working memory p...Full Post