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  • To Salt or Not to Salt

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Yogi Berra once confided, “I didn’t really say everything I said.” We’re not sure if he said that before or after he said “take it with a grin of salt.” But anyway, that’s what we’re doing when it comes to giving you...Full Post
  • The Exercise Prescription for Treating Cancer

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Could physical activity make cancer treatments more effective? Two studies suggest the answer is yes. But we know that exercise isn’t easy if you’re coping with cancer or its aftermath. So we’ve got some ideas for...Full Post
  • The Health-Boosting Benefits of Beets

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When Sonny and Cher recorded The Beat Goes On in 1967, did they know beets were a standout vegetable packed with phytonutrients and complex vitamins that reduce body-wide inflammation and support a healthy cardiovascular...Full Post
  • Men, Get That Physical

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Like a lot of guys, comedian DL Hughley avoids checkups: “My wife knew I was horrified of doctors. [She] said, ‘You haven’t been to the doctor in four years so I set up a physical for you. …since you’re in your 40s...Full Post
  • Don’t Get Drunk on Sugar

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When SpongeBob SquarePants gets drunk on ice cream, in the movie of the same name, he rants, reels and generally steps in it! Seems a sugar buzz can put even a high-strung animated character on a rocky road. Well,...Full Post
  • Tips to Ease Tension Headaches

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Pressure to perform --at work, school or home can cause a lot of self–imposed stress and pain. It’s “something you feel when you don't know what the … you’re doing,” saoid Bronco’s quarterback Peyton Manning. And he...Full Post
  • The Medical Research Revolution is in Your Hands

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Take note: 2015 marks the year when medical research was potentially changed forever - thanks to a device that 72 million Americans carry in their pocket, purse, briefcase or backpack. We’re talking about Apple’s iPhone...Full Post
  • Find Your Sense of Purpose

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Got a great reason to jump out of bed in the morning? Only 37% of North Americans say they do, according to a recent Gallup Poll. But a study might motivate you to find your sense of purpose: Turns out having a mission...Full Post
  • Lettuce Power

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    “Lettuce,” said Charles Dudley Warner, American author and pal of Mark Twain, “is like conversation. It must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling you barely notice the bitter in it.” And just like good conversation, lettuce...Full Post
  • Is Stress Ruining Your Memory?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Major Harris, quarterback at West Virginia in the late 90s, is a college football Hall-of-Famer. But in a pivotal game against Penn State, as the clock was running out, Harris blanked on what play he’d called. As his...Full Post