Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Advocating Avocados

The Super Bowl should be renamed the Super Guacamole Bowl! That's when football-crazed Americans down around 78 million pounds of avocados -- or 156 million of those succulent green-fleshed fruit. Most of avocados' super-healthy goodness is mashed...

Easier Recovery from Knee Replacement is Possible

When anchorman Brian Williams had knee-replacement surgery in 2013, he blogged about the recovery, comparing it to his first knee surgery in 1977: "While the meds are better these days ... post-operative pain remains the same." Most of the 600,000...

Harnessing Your Brain Power Can Make You Stronger

In the 1970s, when psychic Uri Geller bent spoons, he claimed that he did it with his mind. Then debunker James "The Amazing" Randi revealed it was really a slick parlor trick -- not super brainpower. So while neither Geller (or you) can bend ...

The Important Vitamin Ayyy

Henry Winkler's "Fonzie" (a character in the 1970s sitcom "Happy Days") stopped by "Sesame Street" to help teach the alphabet. He looked at the camera, gave a thumbs-up, and said his trademark expression, "Ayyy!" as the letter "A" appeared ...

Beware! Slow Wits from Fast Foods

In "Dude, Where's My Car?" Ashton Kutcher has a run-in with a drive-thru operator that seems to confirm what a recent study found: Eating fast food dulls the brain ... and then? ... affects how kids do in school.

An Ohio State University study ...

One More Reason to Be Fit During Pregnancy

There's a tabloid term -- pregorexia -- that describes a mother-to-be on a starvation diet. Nicole Kidman (two birth children) and Victoria Beckham (four kids) often are used as examples of women who preserved their hyper-skinny figures during ...