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    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Are you a fan of team wellness?

    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 Cleveland fans know that rooting for the Cavs usually elicits...

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    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Men need osteoporosis screening

    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, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, that doesn’t mean he isn&#...

  • HEALTH

    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Measles vaccine provides extra benefits

    In the home of the (not-so-distant) future, when you hook up your Tesla Powerwall stationary battery (for around $3,500) to the solar panel on your roof, you might get more than you bargained for. Not only will you save money on your electric bill for heating and air conditioning (and hopefully ...

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    Drs. Oz & Roizen: Preventing teen distracted driving

    Werner Herzog, acclaimed director of films like “Grizzly Man” and “Rescue Dawn,” made a 30-minute documentary called “From One Second to the Next” that tells four stories about people whose lives were changed forever by a driver who was texting.

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    Drs. Oz and Roizen: It’s just a hobby, or is it?

    Bonnie Raitt says that her parents would drag her out to play the guitar for visiting family and that picking and strumming was just a childhood hobby. The Wright brothers needed something to break up the monotony of selling and repairing bicycles, so they looked around for an interesting pastime...

  • HEALTH

    Drs. Oz and Roizen: Put a smile on your kid’s plate!

    The smiley emoticon may seem a little, well, overused and in your face, but the sign of good times and good spirits has a long and rich history. Some say Smiley Face started in 1963, when graphic artist Harvey Ross Ball was paid $45 by the State Mutual Life Assurance Co. to create a graphic that...

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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.

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