Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Taking a Double Shot for Shingles and Pneumonia

Brian Roberts, a point guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, hits double free throws around 90 percent of the time. While that might not be enough to turn around a losing season (last year the team had 34 wins, 48 losses), anyone 60-plus who gets a ...

Banned Ingredients Still Found in Supplements

Supplement shysters won't quit! That's why you have to sleuth out and avoid harmful products advertised on TV and the Internet, and sold on store shelves. Last summer, we reported that the Food and Drug Administration had recalled 27 dietary ...

Early Interventon to Stop Stuttering

What do Winston Churchill and James Earl Jones have in common besides a deep voice and a robust stature? They were both stutterers. As were King George VI, actor Bruce Willis and golfer-turned-broadcaster Ken Venturi.

Stuttering that lasts for ...

Chicken Little is Spreading Ebola -- Take Cover

If Chicken Little were a reporter for CNN and squawked, "Every day at least 175 people are hit by the Ebola virus and 80 people die, every single day in the U.S.," that should qualify as a runaway epidemic -- and a reason to worry. Especially, if ...

Get the Lead Out

Marauding Huns. Invading Visigoths. What really caused the fall of Rome? Some historians suggest it wasn't outsiders, but lead poisoning. Lead was used extensively in the upper classes' plumbing, utensils, even makeup, and the aristocracy suffered...