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  • The 1-2-3 Punch of Walnuts

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

    According to 51,188 women ages 20 to 45, who participated in the Nurses' Health Study II, those who did this a couple of times a week prevented weight gain, while women who rarely did this – or just did it less...Full Post
  • Beauty Products May Harm Baby’s Development

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

    Serena Williams signed a five-year endorsement deal with Nike. American Ballet Theater prima ballerina Misty Copeland landed an Under Armour deal (we’re thinking ‘cause under that grace is pure steel). These...Full Post
  • Managing Pain with Social Support

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    In 1996, Kerry Strug helped the U.S. Women’s Gymnastics team win an Olympic gold medal when she stuck a landing from the vault with two torn ligaments in her left ankle. This super-athlete overcame acute pain not just...Full Post
  • Let Those Dogs Out

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    The music and entertainment website Spinner ranked Who Let the Dogs Out (recorded by the Baha Men) as #1 on their list of Top 20 Worst Songs Ever. And some folks insist the anthem was recorded in response to the anger...Full Post
  • Parenting Power Play

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    When a penalty’s called in a hockey game, a player ends up off the ice for a few minutes. This creates an imbalance of players (one team has five, the other four) and a window of opportunity -- called a power play --...Full Post
  • Sing for Your Health!

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Seven-time Grammy Award winner Gladys Knight first recorded “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” in 1967. Since those early days, the indefatigable Ms. Knight has been singing on stage (and in her local choir) for over...Full Post
  • Dope and Dopamine

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    What do Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington D.C., and Washington state have in common? They’ve legalized recreational marijuana use for adults. And a total of 24 states allow medical marijuana in various ways: In New...Full Post
  • Try Chinese Exercise for Post-Heart Attack Health

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    After a heart attack in 1996, Dodgers’ manager Tommy Lasorda retired from baseball. That was 20 years ago. Today, the Hall of Fame manager is almost 90! A cardiologist familiar with Lasorda has said that the keys to...Full Post
  • The 12 Month Plan to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    The roster of A-listers with weight fluctuations includes those who gain for a role and then lose it again (Bradley Cooper, Rene Zellweger), beef up during the season (CC Sabathia went from 275 to 305 pounds during...Full Post
  • Get to Your Fighting Weight During Pregnancy

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD

    Laila Ali, Muhammad Ali’s daughter and undefeated women’s boxing champion (24-0), fought as a super-middleweight (160-168 pounds) and light-heavyweight (168-175). Currently retired, “She Bee Stingin” (her nickname)...Full Post