Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Double Trouble with Diabetes

Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck were a pretty scary duo in "Double Indemnity," but the carnage those conniving killers dished out is child's play compared with the double dose of diabetes currently playing across North America.

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Why You Don't Do Cardio Rehab But Should

If you always get your program from the same vendor at Yankee stadium for good luck or wear your Cleveland Browns' football jersey inside-out so they'll win two games in a row (hey, it COULD happen), no harm done. Those superstitions are fun, but ...

Male Postpartum Depression is Real

In the 1983 film "Mr. Mom," Michael Keaton put a new face on the stay-at-home dad who wades into the responsibility -- and let's face it, the down-right visceral experience -- of taking care of young kids. When the character Jack turns into a ...

Mercury in (HFCS) Retrograde?

When the planet Mercury is in retrograde, it seems to stop in the sky and then change direction, moving away from us (this is the time when astrologers warn against making any big decisions). But it's an illusion, because Mercury moves in a ...

Missed Diagnoses

In 1921, at age 39, Franklin Delano Roosevelt suddenly developed pain and paralysis in his upper and lower body. Although he regained control of his upper body, bowels, bladder and sexual functions, his legs remained paralyzed. Diagnosis? Polio.

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New Max-Heart-Rate Guides

It takes Metallica to get some folks' heart racing; for others, Tom Jones does the trick. But when you're working out, you want to keep your heartbeat pumping at about 50 percent to 75 percent of your MHR (maximum heart rate). That won't ...