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  • How Overweight Dads Make Overweight Kids

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    In 2014-15, when Hangover star Zach Galifianakis shed 50-60 pounds to star in Birdman, social media lit up with negative buzz: “The jolly fat man lost his jolly,” was one re-tweeted sentiment. But he’s on the right...Full Post
  • The Sex Talk -- It Works

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When Cut Video recorded young kids and their parents having the birds-and-bees talk, 10,000,000 folks went to YouTube to see Moms and Dads struggling with the facts of life -- and kids struggling to understand.

    Mother...Full Post
  • Overcoming Fear of the Dentist

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    In the 1996 horror film, The Dentist, Corbin Bernsen played a horrifying (of course!) oral surgeon, Dr. Alan Firestone. That role did more to fuel dental phobia than even 1976’s Marathon Man. Remember Lawrence Olivier...Full Post
  • Rockin’ Home Cooking

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Country singer/songwriter, Rockin’ Robin Miller knows what he wants and doesn’t want:

    Don't want no high-class restaurant bill.
    Don't want no fast-food drive through girl.
    Now I know what rocks my world.
    Home cooking....Full Post
  • Another Soda Health Warning -- This One’s for the Guys

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    There are startling uses for Coca-Cola, ranging from removing gum from your child’s hair to wiping out slugs and snails in your vegetable garden (sugar entices them; acid finishes them off). In fact, Dr. Mike was on...Full Post
  • Is TV Limiting Your Relationship?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Quiz: Who has 50 percent less sex: The couple with two kids; the couple with no kids, the couple who live in Paris; or the couple who live in New York?

    Answer: The couple who has a TV in their bedroom! That’s right....Full Post
  • Heal Tennis Elbow with Some Time Off

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Roberta Vinci’s shocking victory over Serena Williams in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open this year set up an all-Italian finale. That contest saw Vinci lose to 33-year-old Flavia Pennetta, who, after her victory, p...Full Post
  • How To Safely Increase Your Sexual Energy

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Lamar Odom, NBA star and reality TV personality, got walloped after using an herbal “Viagra.” And while we’ve frequently warned you about the risks of taking unregulated and often toxic supplements for enhanced sexual...Full Post
  • How Safe is Your Crock Pot?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When Holly Golightly’s (Audrey Hepburn) pressure cooker explodes in Breakfast at Tiffany’s and she’s thrown into the arms of the smitten Paul Varjak (George Peppard), such kitchen contraptions seem dangerous and ro...Full Post
  • Sports Concussions: What You Should Know

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    At last, sports-related concussions are getting the attention they deserve. From new National Football League rules to nationwide laws for young athletes, more is being done to shield players from the too-often hidden...Full Post