Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

A Cure for 'Choking'

In October of 1997, the Cleveland Indians, two outs away from winning the World Series, watched pitcher Jose Mesa blow a 2-1 lead; the Marlins won the title. Greg Norman took a six-stroke lead into the final day of the 1996 Masters, shot 78 and ...

The Hypoglycemic Argument

In the 1980 movie, "The Shining," Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) breaks through a door with an axe ("Heeere's Johnny!") and tries to murder his wife and son. Was that just another low-blood-sugar day for the enraged Jack? Maybe.

Hypoglycemia (low...

Your Best Defense Against Melanoma

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman had a malignant melanoma removed from the back of his left shoulder in 1998, but it was a broken collarbone that benched him that season. His brush with the most deadly of skin cancers turned out well,...

Opt for Foods' True Colors

When Cyndi Lauper sings "I see your true colors shining through," she could be rallying shoppers to reject the artificially dyed foods that line grocery-store shelves. But with her hair dyed pink, green, purple and red, it's clearly a case of "Do ...

Shining a Light on Moonshine

The 1973 classic "White Lightning" (Burt Reynolds plays convicted moonshine runner Gator McKlusky) shows how the renegade appeal of pure grain alcohol is woven into North America's cultural history.

Today's 190-proof white lightning (sold as ...

Mining the Phosphate Added to Your Food

In the sci-fi adventure "Outland," sheriff Sean Connery arrives on a distant mining asteroid determined to dig up the truth about a slew of fatal, so-called accidents.

We suggest, on this planet, you put your efforts into digging up info on ...