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Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Preventing Injuries in Your Spring Training

This year, Major League Baseball revised its rules to prevent bone-jarring collisions at home plate between a base runner and the catcher. That should make "The Boys of Summer" a lot safer during spring training -- and the regular season.

You can...

Acing Your Vegetable Serves

In the 2010 Wimbledon Championship, John Isner and Nicolas Mahut served up the tennis ball for 11 hours and 5 minutes -- the longest match ever. (Isner won.) Now, that's a lot of servings! And yet, people complain about having to eat nine or more ...

Electric Migraine Therapy

Jay Silverheels portrayed Tonto in TV's "The Lone Ranger" wearing a simple headband across his forehead. Johnny Depp amped up the character's costume and topped off his movie-version headband with a dead crow.

Critics said the affectation pained...

New (and Old) Solutions for High Anxiety

"High Anxiety" may have been Mel Brooks' idea of funny, but it's no laughing matter for more than 7 million North Americans who struggle with the insomnia, headaches, muscle tension, eating problems (too much or not enough) and relationship ...

Throwing in the Tau (To Evaluate Concussions)

A couple of seasons ago, 35 of 288 players in the Swedish Hockey League suffered concussions in the first half of their season! That's when the Swedes started testing for T-tau proteins in injured athletes' blood. These tau proteins are biomarkers...

Pap Test Versus HPV/DNA Screening

Marissa Jaret-Winokur (Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway version of "Hairspray") was diagnosed with cervical cancer after a Pap smear identified rogue cells in her cervix. She had a hysterectomy but spared her ovaries, and seven years later gave ...