Drs. Oz and Roizen / Health

How to Be Good and Gutsy

In the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics, when an injured Kerri Strug stuck her infamous one-leg landing from the vault (her other ankle was badly twisted in a previous round) to clinch a gold medal, she proved just how gutsy great athletes can be.

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The Sleep Diet, It Works!

THE SLEEP DIET -- IT WORKS!

In the 1953 Disney short "How to Sleep," the floppy-eared Goofy warned that people were finding it difficult to get enough shuteye because of "today's mad pace!" Now, more than 60 years later, those seem like pretty ...

Sex Headaches

If you've just listened to the Sex Pistols' only studio album, "Never Mind the Bollocks," and your head is pounding like a jackhammer, could you say you have a sex headache? Nope. That little understood side effect of sexual activity has nothing ...

Red Meat and Breast Cancer

You've probably seen the ads on television from the National Cattlemen's Beef Association with Hollywood cowboy Sam Elliott intoning: "Beef. It's what's for dinner." Well, not so fast, pardner!

Although U.S. beef consumption is down from a ...

Undiagnosed Chlamydia

Why is the whiptail lizard, the state reptile of New Mexico, never at risk for getting an STD (sexually transmitted disease)? Because it reproduces asexually through a process called parthenogenesis: an unfertilized egg can produce an offspring.

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Beware Fake Meds Online

Jonah Hill (number-cruncher Donnie Azoff in "The Wolf of Wall Street") says the white powder the actors snorted in that film was really vitamin D. While that sounds pretty benign, Hill reports he got severe bronchitis from inhaling the stuff. Fake...