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Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

Consumer Beeware Fake Honey

Tupelo Honey is a premium American sweet -- and, some say, it's Van Morrison's best album. But it's cheap ($16 for 12 ounces) compared to Elvish honey from Turkey, which runs about $194 an ounce. This new global market for super-honey is why North...

Who Should Get a F.I.T. at 40?

Pictures of lava tubes that meander through the innards of the Moon reveal safe havens where future astronauts might sleep, protected from radiation and meteorites. Images of your inner passageways also protect you from danger: Colonoscopies that ...

Sweating Out Hormone Therapy Risks

Forty-two years ago, when "All in the Family's" Edith Bunker (Jean Stapleton) headed for menopause, she declared, "I feel like I'm jumping in and out of a hot maze and somebody's twisting a rubber band around my head."

Back then, we were trying ...

Don't Bet Your Life

Groucho Marx hosted "You Bet Your Life" from 1950-1961, but he wasn't a big fan -- even of his own work. ("I find television very educational. Every time someone switches it on, I go into another room and read a good book.")

Although TV may have...

The Sound of Music (Therapy)

If you ever wondered whether music could help protect your health, consider the life of Maria von Trapp -- "Louisa" in The Sound of Music. The last of the singing von Trapp children, she passed away this year at 99, more than three-quarters of a ...

Chock Full O' Chocolate

Mayans concocted a bitter, frothy, hot brew from roasted cocoa bean paste, chili peppers and cornmeal. Later the Aztecs adopted the custom, but sipped what they called Chocolatl at room temperature; Montezuma is said to have downed 50 cups a day. ...