Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Keeping It Fun Keeps Kids in Sports

Seems LeBron James has found out, maybe the hard way, that playing sports in a place you love is much more fulfilling. (That's one big reason why Dr. Mike in Cleveland forgave him in a microsecond for ever leaving!)

Recently, when the 29-year-...

Treatment for C. Diff and Chemo

TTomatoes were once considered poisonous (even in Italy!), and early pioneers were convinced that bathing was an open invitation to catching a deadly disease. But even today, there are commonly held prejudices that doctors and researchers are ...

Getting Your Prescription Right From the Start

Have you ever gone to the pharmacy to fill a prescription and been completely unable to read what the doctor wrote? (Both of us have perfect handwriting, of course!) But when you hand the mystery message over to the pharmacist, she says: "No ...

Don't Let Hot Weather Kick in Kidney Stones

Death Valley gets less than 2 inches of rain a year, and summer temperatures can soar to 120 F or higher. Chances are that's one place you'd be sure to drink plenty of water.

But if you're in towns like Portland, Oregon; Cleveland; or New York ...

New Diagnostic Tool for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

When a low-energy Cher was finally diagnosed with CFS/ME (chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis) in 1992, she stopped performing for three years; and CFS sidelined Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers for a year, too. But they're not ...

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," ...