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  • Be Brave and Try These Healthy Foods

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Anthony Bourdain (Parts Unknown on CNN) and Andrew Zimmerman (Bizarre Foods on the Travel Channel) made their careers by eating exotic -- and sometimes hard to swallow -- foods. Zimmerman says the 10-year-old tofu at Taiwan’s...Full Post
  • Shocking News About DIY Electro Stimulation

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Nicola Duffy, from Dublin, Ireland, recorded her own close call with a bolt of lightning -- so far the video has shocked over 300,000 viewers on YouTube. Luckily, Nicola is okay, but bolts from the blue can cause severe...Full Post
  • Moves to Keep Cholesterol in Check

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When hockey superstar Steven Stamkos and his team, the Tampa Bay Lightning, shut out the Rangers in game seven of the Eastern Conference play-offs to advance to the Stanley Cup finals, they showed how to keep an opponent...Full Post
  • Shop Until You Drop — Pounds That Is

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Guy’s Grocery Games is a high-intensity, search-the-grocery-store-aisles and create-an-instant-dish-or-meal contest. And while chef Guy Fieri may be determined make contestants’ supermarket experience a little more...Full Post
  • Buck This Dangerous Sunscreen Habit

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Still using that gunky old bottle of sunscreen from last summer…or the summer before that? A whopping 60% of women and 85% of men skimp on sun protection according to a survey from the Centers for Disease Control and...Full Post
  • Why Developed Countries Are Developing More Cancer – and What to do About It

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The average North American eats over 130 pounds of sugar every year and consumes more than 60 pounds of sat-fat-laden beef, while the average American household has more television sets than people! No wonder 70% of...Full Post
  • Checking for Testicular Cancer

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    The comic Tom Green wasn’t laughing when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2000, according to his autobiography Hollywood Causes Cancer. And ice skater extraordinaire Scott Hamilton went into a spin in 1997...Full Post
  • Stepping Away from Alcohol Use Problems

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Running back Ricky Williams gave up his 11-year NFL career, saying “Playing in the National Football League, you're told… where to be, when to be there, what to wear, how to be there. Being able to step away from that,...Full Post
  • The Hazards of High Heels

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Stevie Winwood may have thought the “Low Spark of High Heeled Boys” was, in 1971 slang, “groovy.” But the low moan of high-heeled girls rockin’ emergency rooms across North America isn’t so melodic. According to a...Full Post
  • The Risks of Too Much Video Gaming

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    If you’re familiar with Assassin’s Creed and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain or Splatoon and StarWars -- chances are you or your kids are big time video game enthusiasts! More that $15 billion a year gets spent...Full Post