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  • Slash Your Risk for Fatal Prostate Cancer

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    “You have prostate cancer.” They’re the words no man wants to hear, yet more than 180,000 American men will hear them this year. But now a Harvard study that reviewed the lifestyle habits and health histories of 63,025...Full Post
  • Breastfeeding and the Workplace

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    “Pumping Up with Hans and Franz” was a much-loved sketch with Dana Carvey and Kevin Nealon that debuted on Saturday Night Live in 1987. The duo often insisted, “We’re not here to talk, we’re here to pump … you up!”...Full Post
  • Vegan Diet Deficiencies

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When two-time Grammy winner Jason Mraz sings I Won’t Give Up, he might be crooning about his steadfast commitment to a vegan lifestyle. He grows flats of micro greens on a shelf under a window on his tour bus and lives...Full Post
  • Taking Yoga to Heart

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Although rescue dogs were first trained as paratroopers in 1944, the first military dog to skydive from an altitude of 12,500 feet was Sgt. Maj. Fosco in 2009. He jumped in tandem with U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Chris Lalonde....Full Post
  • Give Birth to a Healthy Adult

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The spotted hyena gives birth to cubs that are born with a full set of where’s-my-dinner teeth. That’s in sharp contrast to human babies who remain dependent on parents for years. But despite human newborns’ slow-t...Full Post
  • Distracted Driving Knows No Age Limits

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    James Dean was 24 in 1955 when his Porsche 550 Spyder crashed, killing him. He didn’t need to be distracted by a cellphone to have a fatal accident -- but today many drivers his age – and younger – are adding digital...Full Post
  • Make-Over Your Breakfast -- Add Veggies!

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Israel, Vietnam, and Costa Rica have one important custom in common: Their traditional breakfast serves up a tasty mixture of veggies. In Israel, it includes fish such as salmon, herring or mackerel (loaded with omega-3s...Full Post
  • Mom, Take Care of Yourself Too

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    What makes Allison Janney’s TV character, Mom, so comical is that she’s pretty confused and messed up. It’s all about her -- not her daughter Christy (Anna Faris) or anyone else. That’s the opposite of most real moms...Full Post
  • Almond Intervention

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The American TV reality show Intervention ran for 14 seasons and covered every addiction from to crack cocaine and methamphetamines to sex, gambling and video games. But one thing the show didn’t cover: almonds. That’s...Full Post
  • Whole Grains: Even Better for You Than You Thought

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Corey “Kid Dynamite” Brown and Lily “Tigerlily” Hinton came in first and second at the Bluegrass Nationals BMX competition in Louisville, KY, in the six-year-olds’ category! Now if they can just do as well in the BX...Full Post