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Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

How to Break the Health-Insurance Stress Cycle

The plot of the TV series "Breaking Bad" hinged on the premise that overwhelming stress caused by out-of-pocket costs for cancer treatment could turn a mild-mannered high-school chemistry teacher into a drug kingpin. When it premiered in 2006, ...

Dishing Up Fruits and Veggies

"The Grapes of Wrath," "The Bad Seed" and "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes"! These movies from the 1940s, '50s and '70s might make you think North Americans aren't on very good terms with fruits and vegetables. Fortunately, since the '70s, ...

What Really Eases Low Back Pain

When low-back pain strikes (it hits about 80 percent of folks at least once) almost everyone is told to take a Tylenol and take it easy. But until now no one bothered to check if taking that pain reliever really made you feel better.

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Why Young Girls Shouldn't Diet

Childhood obesity is on the rise -- about 17 percent of North American kids are beyond overweight! At the same time, children and teens are inundated with glorified images of super-skinny women, from runway models with thigh gap (extoled on Tumblr...

No Raw Deal For Your Pet

Professional wrestler Daniel Bryan got a RAW (Real Action Wrestling) deal when he was kicked out of the WWE for fake-strangling a ring announcer. But he re-emerged the next year, and in 2012 won the WWE United States Championship and an award from...

Kegels for Men

When urogynecologists in Grand Rapids, Michigan, helped set up the "Laugh Don't Leak" comedy show last year, they wanted to become rainmakers for the National Association for Continence. And while that fundraiser didn't leave a dry (eye) in the ...