Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Beware! Slow Wits from Fast Foods

In "Dude, Where's My Car?" Ashton Kutcher has a run-in with a drive-thru operator that seems to confirm what a recent study found: Eating fast food dulls the brain ... and then? ... affects how kids do in school.

An Ohio State University study ...

One More Reason to Be Fit During Pregnancy

There's a tabloid term -- pregorexia -- that describes a mother-to-be on a starvation diet. Nicole Kidman (two birth children) and Victoria Beckham (four kids) often are used as examples of women who preserved their hyper-skinny figures during ...

Is Your Blood Pressure Really High?

Back in 1982 Billy Joel wrote: "Two men out and three men on/ Nowhere to look but inside/ Where we all respond to PRESSURE." That's how it can feel when you're sitting in the doctor's office waiting for a blood pressure test. For many, when the ...

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 ...