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  • Power Nap for Better Memory

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    President John Kennedy did it. Winston Churchill and Lyndon Johnson planned it for a specific time daily. We’re talkin’ about The Nap.

    We’ve long advocated the benefits of the 10-minute nap (less stress, more...Full Post
  • Your Parenting Style Is Important

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    Iman Shumpert, the Cleveland Cavaliers interestingly-coifed forward, has his own playing style. And he uses it to help create a smooth-working offense. Noah “Thor” Syndergaard, throws smokin’ fastballs for the...Full Post
  • Do Weight Management Apps Really Help?

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    When we say LeBron James and Steph Curry are super-great basketball players—the stats back us up! In Game 1 of the 2016 NBA playoffs, James became first player to rank in the top 10 in points, assists, rebounds...Full Post
  • Time to Quit Smoking. Period.

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    Pliny, the Roman scholar wrote in his Natural History: “Contact with the monthly flux of women turns new wine sour, makes crops wither, kills grafts, dries seeds in gardens, causes the fruit of trees to fall...Full Post
  • Best Brain Training: Get Moving

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    For a rock-solid memory and razor-sharp brainpower, get up and move! A growing stack of research confirms that working your brain as if it were a core muscle keeps it younger and fitter. Exercise is good for...Full Post
  • How to Stop the Lose-Gain Weight Cycle

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    In their own way, classical cellist Yo-Yo Ma and feminist hip-hop innovator Yoyo make inspiring, gut-grabbing music. That’s a lot more than can be said for yo-yo dieting! Although it grabs your guts—and stirs...Full Post
  • Watch Out for Bad Medication Chemistry

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    Babe Ruth on team chemistry: “The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth...Full Post
  • Avoid a Silent Heart Attack

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    The 1950’s submarine movie, Run Silent, Run Deep, is the story of a WWII submarine captain, played by Clarke Gabel, who stalks the Japanese destroyer that blew up his former sub. It’s all about running undetected...Full Post
  • Eat Often and Stay in Control

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    When Bruce Springsteen recorded Hungry Heart, he probably didn’t know that his lyrics, “Like a river that don’t know where it’s flowing, I took a wrong turn and I just kept going,” could be used to explain the...Full Post
  • Dad’s Health Plays a Key Role in Baby’s Health

    By Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD and Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

    In the movie, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Rick Moranis played the part of a Dad who did his kids more harm than good. But in real life, when his wife died of breast cancer in 1997, he turned his back on the Silver...Full Post