Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Drs. Oz And Roizen

GETTING KIDS TO EAT VEGETABLES IS CHILD'S PLAY

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When Lisa Simpson persuades her family to eat an all-vegetable meal, everyone except Lisa gets sick. Bart's reaction? "From now on, I'm only eating food that I know had a soul!" Cartoon Bart ...

Fat Chance You'll Remember This

Heart transplants save lives every day. Transformers save the world from destruction (in movieland). But trans fats? We agree with the lead author of a new study on trans fats and memory who points out that while they extend the shelf life of ...

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 ...