• Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    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...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    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...Full Post
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Assuming you're at a healthy body weight before your pregnancy, you should steadily gain 5-7 pounds in the first trimester, 18-22 in the second trimester and 12-15 in the third, for a total of 35-44 pounds gained. Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    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....Full Post
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Halting the use of cholesterol-lowering statins in terminally ill patients may improve their quality of life, a new study indicates.

    These findings suggest that care for terminally ill patients can be improved by taking them off medication prim...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    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 ex...Full Post
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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A potentially life-threatening slowing of the heart can occur when the common heart drug amiodarone is taken with new hepatitis C medications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns.

    The dangerous slowing of the heart -- called symptomati...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    THURSDAY, March 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall death rate from high blood pressure in the United States has increased 23 percent since 2000, even as the death rate from all other causes has dropped 21 percent, health officials reported Thursday.

    That spike was seen in both gend...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    To help prevent a misstep in your medical diagnosis you need to be an active and persistent participant in your care. Follow this advice the next time you are heading to the doctor.
    • Do your homework. Although there is a risk you may get more confused if you do too much research before you see your doct
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  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    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...Full Post
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Surgery:

    TUESDAY, March 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Impella 2.5 System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to maintain stable heart function and blood circulation during high-risk cardiac operations, the agency said in a news release.

    The miniature blood pump is sanctio...Full Article

  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD answered:
    Pets have bad habits just like people do, and these habits can make owners ill. In this video, I will discuss the health dangers of getting too close to your pet. Read More
  • Mehmet Oz, MD - New York, NY - Cardiology
    Mehmet Oz, MD has posted a blog entry:
    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....Full Post
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology/diabetes/metabolism:

    MONDAY, March 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When caring for people with diabetes, primary care doctors need to tailor blood sugar targets and treatments to the individual patient, new recommendations suggest.

    That's just one of the guidelines highlighted in an article that experts from th...Full Article