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Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Throwing in the Tau (To Evaluate Concussions)

A couple of seasons ago, 35 of 288 players in the Swedish Hockey League suffered concussions in the first half of their season! That's when the Swedes started testing for T-tau proteins in injured athletes' blood. These tau proteins are biomarkers...

Pap Test Versus HPV/DNA Screening

Marissa Jaret-Winokur (Tracy Turnblad in the Broadway version of "Hairspray") was diagnosed with cervical cancer after a Pap smear identified rogue cells in her cervix. She had a hysterectomy but spared her ovaries, and seven years later gave ...

Oat Cuisine

You may think oatmeal is bland and old-fashioned, but to true believers it's flavorful and versatile. If you Google it, 12 million results appear, and it has inspired a website called The Oatmeal Artist and a series of comics at TheOatmeal.com.

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Sweet on Sauerkraut

On "Beat Bobby Flay," when chef Flay's world-famous tacos were bested by Brian Tsao's Korean beef and kimchi version, the not-so-happy Bobby found out the hard way that fermented cabbage (that's sauerkraut and kimchi) is just what's needed to ...

Consumer Beeware Fake Honey

Tupelo Honey is a premium American sweet -- and, some say, it's Van Morrison's best album. But it's cheap ($16 for 12 ounces) compared to Elvish honey from Turkey, which runs about $194 an ounce. This new global market for super-honey is why North...

Who Should Get a F.I.T. at 40?

Pictures of lava tubes that meander through the innards of the Moon reveal safe havens where future astronauts might sleep, protected from radiation and meteorites. Images of your inner passageways also protect you from danger: Colonoscopies that ...