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  • No Raw Deal for Your Pet

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Think the raw pet food trend is good for your pet? Think again -- it could actually harm you as well. Raw pet food often contains meat, bones and organs that are easily contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria mon...Full Post
  • Cell Phones Calling off the Sperm

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Guys, want to keep your sperm healthy and increase your chances of conception if you’re trying to have a baby? Keep your phone out of your pocket.

    A study found normal movement of sperm is compromised by around 8%...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
  • 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...Full Post
  • Eight Ways to Save Your Hearing

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Can’t hear the TV, a quiet conversation, or your best friend on the phone? You’re not alone. Up to 52% of adults over age 50 may have hearing loss -- half of it severe enough to interfere with everyday life. And the...Full Post
  • Distracted Parenting

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    With 1.4 billion smartphones floating around, it’s clear techno-intensity is making people drop out of conversations, relationships, and their own lives. And it’s not just teenagers or young adults zoning into phones...Full Post
  • Berry Good News for Your Heart

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    These days a bounty of fruit is available everywhere in North America. While apples, strawberries, grapes and oranges are the favorite local crops, everything from mangoes to star fruit from around the world show up...Full Post
  • Why Young Girls Shouldn’t Diet

    By Mehmet C. Oz, MD, and Michael F. Roizen, MD


    Childhood obesity is on the rise -- about 17% of North American kids are beyond overweight. At the same time, children and teens are inundated with glorified images of super-skinny women -- from runway models...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
  • Brain-Friendly Yoga

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Julia Roberts, Madonna, Colin Farrell and Dr. Mehmet Oz all do poses -- yoga poses, that is. They aren’t alone: over 20 million other North Americans also practice the Indian-originated exercise of yoga. And when you...Full Post