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  • Are You A Fan of Team Wellness?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    A funny thing happened on Dr. Mike’s way home from watching a last-second playoff victory by the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Chicago Bulls; he thought about eating a Cinnabon (didn’t, wouldn’t ever, but…). True Cl...Full Post
  • Guys, Don’t Sit on the Bench About Bone Density

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Since his early college career and through 14 years with the Celtics, Larry Bird, 58, has played almost every position in basketball and held every post from coach to president (today) of the Indiana Pacers.

    But,...Full Post
  • Reading Is Brain Food for Kids

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    From Counting Kisses to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and from The Cat in the Hat to Where the Wild Things Are, the books that were read to you as a child have a special place in your memories. But there’s more to s...Full Post
  • High Fructose Corn Syrup: One More Reason to Be Sour on This Sweet

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    What did The Walton’s, The Andy Griffith Show and Little House on the Prairie have in common? They pulled on your heartstrings -- even if they were kinda sappy. In some things, a touch of corniness is welcome.

    But...Full Post
  • Is Alcohol Helping -- or Hurting -- Your Health?

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    You don’t have to have a daily drinking problem to get in trouble with alcohol. A report reveals that in some parts of North America, one in three adults knock back beer, wine and liquor intermittently, but to dangerous...Full Post
  • What’s Sweet About Sweat

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    In a 1984 Gillette commercial, football coach Dan Reeves was asked about the three “nevers” it takes to be a winning coach. He answered: “Never let the press pick your starting quarterback. Never take a last place...Full Post
  • Advertising Helps Make Kids Overweight

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Wow! That’s Dora the Explorer on a box of frozen treats. And you know what Dora’s discovered inside that box? High fructose corn syrup, liquid sugar and a bunch of great dyes. Good sleuthing Dora!
    But wait! Her image...Full Post
  • Pay Attention to Your Pills

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    When the Visagoths pillaged Rome in 410 AD, they ravaged the once mighty Empire and caused alarm all around the Mediterranean. Today’s pill-aging (too many pills!) is shocking doctors and patients as they discover...Full Post
  • A Legacy Without AFIB

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Idris Elba may be the busiest man in show biz, with seven movies in post-production or filming. And while he’s always intense, his portrayal of a solider slowly unraveling in the 2010 movie Legacy was enough to make...Full Post
  • Food Fight: Diet Guidelines

    By Michael Roizen, MD, and Mehmet Oz, MD


    Is coffee a health food? Are cholesterol-packed eggs OK? Could eating less red meat help the environment and your health? A top science panel’s suggestions for America’s ideal diet are sparking food fights and some...Full Post