Dr. Oz

By: Mehmet Oz, M.D. and Mike Roizen, M.D

Mehmet Oz, M.D. is host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” and Mike Roizen, M.D. is Chief Wellness Officer and Chair of Wellness Institute at Cleveland Clinic. To live your healthiest, tune into “The Dr. Oz Show” or visit www.sharecare.com.
© 2017 Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Distributed byKing Features Syndicate, Inc.

How to “Live Long and Prosper!”

July 9, 2018 - 10:58am

When “Star Trek’s” Mr. Spock said, “Live long and prosper,” he could have been telling 21st-century folks to start taking advantage of the longevity revolution that was sweeping over them — one that promised a longer life than their grandparents could have imagined, but
did not guarantee they would prosper, either in good health or overall quality of life. That, the logical Vulcan would have pointed out, depends on wise choices.

Hookah health news from your very own galaxy

July 2, 2018 - 1:27pm

It’s sneaky. In the same way Philip Morris marketed cigarettes equating smoking its brand with the rugged Wild West individualism of the Marlboro Man (the cigs became the world’s best-selling), it looks like the popularity of the “Star Wars” franchise has — maybe  through the law of unintended consequences — helped make hookah smoking the new cool for youngsters and young adults.

How can you recognize and prevent suicide?

June 18, 2018 - 9:46am

With the recent spate of celebrity suicides — fashion designer Kate Spade and chef Anthony Bourdain — and the recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that suicide rates in the United States have risen sharply over the past 20 years (half of all states saw a more than 30 percent rise), it’s a good time to ask ourselves if there’s a better way to recognize symptoms and do something before it’s too late.

The Couple's Weight Loss Plan

May 28, 2018 - 8:05am Updated: May 28, 2018 - 8:56am

It takes two to tango, especially if you’re doing the weight-loss pas de deux, say researchers at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. They did a survey of almost 400 individuals and uncovered the reasons couples find weight loss challenging — and what partners can do to support each other’s efforts.

Top 10 lifestyle steps to protect your heart, brain and body from disease and premature aging

May 22, 2018 - 10:22am

When it comes to staying healthy or reclaiming your health, we always advocate getting 10,000 steps a day and eating seven to nine serving of fruits and veggies daily while dodging the Five Food Felons of refined grains, processed and red meats, added sugars and syrups, and trans and sat fats. But if you want to supercharge your efforts to achieve your healthiest life, incorporating all of our TOP 10 LIFESTYLE STEPS will do the trick.