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The Oz Blog’s Medical Research Team furthers the mission of the The Dr. Oz Show by facilitating a larger conversation on health, wellness, and important medical news as it happens. Stay informed, stay one step ahead, and stay healthy.

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Today’s Headlines: Leg Pain, Tooth Decay and Commuting

Chiropractic care might help your leg pain. Chiropractic is a widely used therapy for a variety of chronic pains. But the evidence for its efficacy has always been conflicting. A…

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Lower Activity in One Part of the Brain Affects Food Craving and Consumption

Snack cravings can strike at any time, and resisting the urge can be challenging. New research this week indicates that a specific part of your brain plays a significant role…

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How Mary Broke Her Salt Addiction

After the Truth Tube is the destination to catch up with your favorite Truth Tube participants and see how their progress is going. Read on to cheer them on and…

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Meet Sheriff Don

After the Truth Tube is the destination to catch up with your favorite Truth Tube participants and see how their progress is going. Read on to cheer them on and…

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Today’s Headlines: Fat Shaming, Anxiety Pills and Fructose

Fat shaming leads to weight gain. Trashing someone for being overweight doesn’t work according to a new study out this week. Almost 3,000 adults were asked if they had experienced…

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Dirty Surfaces Can Rapidly Spread Disease

Surfaces that other people have touched can be pretty dirty. Each person who touches a surface, whether it’s a doorknob or a keyboard, leaves their own microbial mark. A new…

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A Safe Alternative to Upper Endoscopy Sedation

Written by Dr. Jonathan Aviv, MD FACS There are almost 10 million upper endoscopies performed annually in the U.S. Upper endoscopy is the insertion of a camera through your mouth…

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Behind the Scenes of Dr. Oz’s Sleep Clinic

If you find yourself struggling to get enough sleep at night, it turns out you’re not alone. In fact, so many people have issues with sleep that Dr. Oz and…

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Today’s Headlines: Short Walks, Lung Cancer and Hot Flashes

5-minute walks reverse some ill effects of sitting. Studies continue to mount about how bad long-periods of sitting are for us. A new study out this week provides some hope…

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New Program to Collect Unused Controlled Medications

Many people, for one reason or another, have been prescribed a controlled medication at some point in their life. It might have been Oxycontin after a painful surgery, Xanax for…

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