Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

The Magic of Mushrooms

In John Tenniel's 1865 illustrations for Lewis Caroll's "Alice in Wonderland," 3-inch-tall Alice encounters a hookah-smoking caterpillar sitting on a mushroom: "One side will make you grow taller, and the other side will make you grow shorter," ...

Major Review of Vaccine Safety Offers Good News

Actor Frank Langella gave Barbara Walters the chickenpox a couple of years ago when he kissed her just as he was coming down with shingles! Apparently Langella didn't get the shingles vaccine (available since 2006) and Walters, who never had ...

Teens, Sports and Happiness

Teenage angst is big at the box office: Millions of dollars have been made off a sulky James Dean in "East of Eden," a grumpy Judd Nelson in "The Breakfast Club," and the intriguing Ellar Coltrane in this summer's "Boyhood."

But while you may ...

Taking Dark Chocolate in Stride

"Chocolate Soldier" was the nickname of a 1930s track-devouring thoroughbred named Equipoise; Chocolate Candy was a flashy, high-stepping contender in the 2009 Belmont Stakes; and 85 Percent Dark Chocolate?

Well, if you're dealing with ...