Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

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 ...

Relief for Eye Allergies

When the highly allergic Snot Rod, a mischievous street racer in "Cars," sneezes, he shoots nitro fire from his headers. If you're susceptible to spring eye allergies, it's your headlights that are giving you trouble. This year, with grass, tree ...

Tales From the Dark Side of Chocolate

"Tales From the Darkside: The Movie" (1990) featured the not-yet-so-famous Christian Slater, Steve Buscemi and Julianne Moore in a tale of a gut-wrenching dinner menu guaranteed to upset even the strongest constitution. But there's another ...