Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Who's Dropping the Ball

It's the start of your 9-year-old's youth baseball season. He's at bat -- a swing and a miss. The 2-2 pitch hits the dirt and it gets by the catcher. Your kid heads for first base ... and the catcher's throw to first goes into the outfield.

Your...

How Do You Classify Obesity?

A couple of years ago, picky eaters learned they had a "selective eating disorder" and were relieved of guilt about their limited tolerance for food's appearance, smell and texture. They could look at their nutritional challenges realistically and...

Flowers On Your Plate

When Jim Henson voiced Flower Eating Monster on "The Julie Andrews Hour" (1973), he launched the career of a demon Muppet who played in The Vile Bunch backing up Alice Cooper on "The Muppets Show."

But (and you can ask Alice Cooper) eating ...

Laughing Memory

A doctor, wearing a long, white lab coat and a stethoscope around his neck, walks into a bar with a very large, blue parrot on his shoulder.

"Wow!" says the bartender, "Where in the world did you get that?"

"Over at the hospital," says the ...

Coffee, Type 2 and Reality

The theory of spontaneous generation -- living creatures can emerge from inanimate objects -- was considered good science into the 1600s. One Flemish physician created a recipe for a mouse (a soiled cloth plus wheat for 21 days). This seems ...

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.

Today, over ...