Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

How To Use and Choose Your Drink

Some folks use sodas to establish bizarre records (longest time to balance six unopened soda cans on a chin is 12.57 seconds), and others down Death Wish Coffee; it delivers double the caffeine in every cup and is made from organic robusta beans. ...

You Are What Your Mother Ate

In 2007, the heaviest woman ever to give birth weighed in at 532 pounds, and it took 30 doctors to perform the C-section. While she's an extreme example of what's happening across North America, the average weight for a 20- to 29-year-old woman (...

The Truth About Hangovers

Ancient Assyrians downed a mixture of ground bird beak and myrrh. And P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves (in "Jeeves Takes Charge") served up a concoction of Worcestershire sauce, raw egg and red pepper. Those remedies may sound pretty awful, but when you ...

One More Reason to Avoid Triclosan/Trilocarban

Howard Hughes may be the world's most famous germaphobe (he created a "germ-free" zone in his home where he would sit naked watching movies), but germ phobia seems pretty widespread these days. More than 2,000 antibacterial products are sold, from...

Want to Lose Weight? Take the A Train

When Duke Ellington started playing "Take the A Train" during the 1940s and 1950s, around 30 percent of North American adults were overweight. Now the rate's near 70 percent. If you want to avoid (or escape) that expanding demographic, listen to ...

Can Broccoli Make You Happier?

With apologies to the Founding Fathers: If they had mentioned "life, liberty and the pursuit of broccoli" in the Declaration of Independence, they would have covered both the pursuit of health AND happiness. New research confirms these facts: ...