Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Preventing Peanut Allergies

When Mark Drew painted Peanuts comic-strip characters mouthing rap lyrics by Public Enemy, Notorious B.I.G. and others, some folks thought it made the Peanuts too menacing. (Picture Lucy saying, "My posse is always ready, and they're waiting in my...

"D" is for "Diabetes" (Vitamin D, That Is)

The 1991 film "Night on Earth" tells the story of five taxi rides in five locations around the world, from Los Angeles to Rome. In it, most characters, including Corky (Winona Ryder) and Angela (Rosie Perez), seem determined to avoid the light of ...

Hand-Washing Dishes is Good for Your Immune System

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, a superstar on "Iron Chef America," once said: "Japanese chefs believe our soul goes into our knives once we start using them. You wouldn't put your soul in a dishwasher!"

He's right; that modern utility isn't very ...

When Oil and Water Do Mix: Health Alert

When you hear the phrase "Those two go together like oil and water," you know they don't get along. But what if you had to make them compatible? To do that for oil and water, what's needed is an emulsifier, a binding agent that keeps everything ...

When a Child Hurls

Hurling, perhaps the world's fastest and oldest field game, was brought to Ireland by the Celts more than 2,000 years ago. Think of it as a combo of lacrosse, baseball, rugby and running golf, with a few hockey rules slipped in.

The players use ...