Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

A Kiss is Not Just a Kiss

Opposites may attract if they're magnets. But that's not so true when it comes to kisses. Turns out that the appeal of a first kiss may have as much to do with familiar-to-you bacteria that live in your potential mate's mouth (over 20 billion ...

Matters of the Heart and Heart Disease

In "Bonnie and Clyde," when the dashingly handsome but sociopathic Clyde Barrow (Warren Beatty) confessed to Bonnie Parker (Faye Dunaway) that "I'm not much of a loverboy," he didn't have a clue that erectile dysfunction was an indicator of future...

Wild for Watercress

Hippocrates (the Greek father of medicine) opened his first hospital in 400 B.C. on the isle of Kos. Watercress was grown in the adjacent springs and was used to treat "blood disorders." Ancient Persians made sure their armies had a daily serving,...

Another Shot at Safety

In 1877, 17-year-old Frank Eaton, aka Pistol Pete (he's the original one), was commissioned as a U.S. marshal. He lived by the gun but died from natural causes after a long, full life at age 97. Unfortunately, many stories about youngsters and ...

What's Cookin'?

When Junior Walker and the All Stars sang about the delights of "Home Cookin'," it turned out that unlike many blues songs, there was no hidden meaning -- they really were demanding a dish of great food. "I need home, home cookin', yeah." If only ...

Go Off the Wall for Walnuts

"Dumb and Dumber To," the new Jim Carey, Jeff Daniels buddy movie, may spread super-nuttiness across the land. But this holiday season it's walnuts that you want to use to amp up your health and happiness.

We've long extolled the power of eating ...