Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Oh Just Gimme a Hug!

Fist bump, Quarter Pounder or dap, whatever you call it, germaphobe Howie Mandel made the gesture mainstream in 2005 when he used it to greet contestants on "Deal or No Deal." Obama made big news when he and Michelle exchanged the bump after he ...

Helping Kids See Clearly

When Clarence the cross-eyed lion starred in a 1965 movie of the same name and then a CBS-TV series "Daktari," no one worried about whether or not the amiable young cat was having a hard time reading his lines! But for youngsters 36 to 72 months ...

Nightcaps Can Rob You of Sleep

"O gentle sleep ... how have I frightened thee that thou no more will weigh my eyelids down?" Shakespeare's 17th-century lament on lost sleep (quick quiz: Where's that quote from, "Macbeth" or "Henry IV"?) surely hits home to the 33 percent of ...

Faking It Isn't Fooling Anyone

When Kristen Stewart was asked what it was like watching herself making whoopee in the film "On the Road," her (sensible, we think) answer was: "It's fairly ridiculous watching yourself fake have[ing] sex." And although she was trying her best to ...

Fracking May Cause Developmental Defects

As Jim Nabors used to say to Sgt. Carter in the 1960s sitcom "Gomer Pyle," "Surprise, surprise, surprise!"

Kind of like the way we felt when a study from the University of Missouri-Columbia determined that for 15 million Americans living within...