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    Drs. Oz & Roizen: One more reason to be sour on this sweet

    What do “The Waltons,” “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.

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    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Be cautious about new asthma treatment

    Q: I have asthma, and I never know when an attack might start! But I hear that researchers finally might have found a drug that cures the disease. Is it true? And if so, when will it be available?

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    Drs. Oz & Roizen: The beet goes on

    When Sonny and Cher recorded “The Beat Goes On” in 1967, did they know that beets are a standout vegetable packed with phytonutrients and complex vitamins that reduces bodywide inflammation and supports a healthy cardiovascular system? Probably not, but they did have a pretty La-DEE...

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    Drs. Oz & Roizen: Don’t get kids drunk on sugar

    When SpongeBob SquarePants gets drunk on ice cream in his self-titled movie, he rants, reels and generally steps in it! Seems a sugar buzz can put even a high-strung animated character on a Rocky Road. Well, now researchers are declaring that cartoon story is not so make-believe.

  • HEALTH

    Drs. Oz and Roizen: More evidence of MMR vaccine safety

    Last December, when nine NHL players from the New York Rangers, the Anaheim Ducks and the Minnesota Wild all came down with the mumps, teams gave all players who wanted them booster shots of the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine.

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    Drs. Oz & Roizen: How risky are ED medications?

    Q: Ads for erectile dysfunction drugs always warn that “if you have an erection lasting more than four hours, see a doctor.” So I have to ask, what are the chances and what makes it happen?

  • HEALTH

    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Variety is the spice of life

    When the West Auckland Old Farts soccer team takes the field, you might assume from their name that they’re not very serious about winning. But you’d be wrong. The members of that football club in northern Australian have effectively cleared out the cobwebs (they actually trounced ...

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    Drs. Oz and Roizen: What’s sweet about sweat

    In a 1984 Dry Idea antiperspirant 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 team lightly. And, really, no matter what the ...

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    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Don’t be a sat-fathead

    The Urban Dictionary defines “fat-head syndrome” as someone who acts like a blowhard. But researchers at Louisiana State University’s Inflammation and Neurodegeneration Laboratory have found that a diet high in saturated fat (more than 13 percent of calories from sat fat) can...

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    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Stop the pillaging

    When the Visigoths pillaged Rome in 410 A.D., 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 the harmful effects that can come from being overmedicated.

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