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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.

Today’s Headlines: Tanning Still Shows Signs of Melanoma Risk, FDA Approves Drug to Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy, U.S. Salmon May Have Tapeworm

Tanning is still a “hot-bed” issue. New study underscores tanning bed–skin cancer connection. The World Health Organization deemed UV light–emitting tanning devices to be carcinogenic back in 2009, yet people continue…

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This Week’s Headlines: Blue Corn May Prevent Metabolic Syndrome, Hot Peppers May Ward Off Premature Death, and Exercise Linked to Improved Joint Function

Blue corn is a-MAIZE-ing! New study suggests that blue corn may help prevent heart disease. Metabolic syndrome is the term for a group of risk factors that raise your chance…

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This Week’s Headlines: Masks Used to Fight SARS, Napping May Improve Memory, Meal Timing May Impact Weight Loss

Researchers turn common surgical masks into weapons in the fight against SARS. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a potentially devastating infectious disease that is transmitted by viruses that get…

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This Week’s Headlines: Worms Act Like Teens, Mediterranean Diet Linked to Brain Health, Male Contraceptive Drug Shows Promise

Worms act like millennials! New research suggests developing worms may be as defiant as your teenage kids. Maybe they don’t cry to Dashboard Confessional but a new study shows that…

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What if Alzheimer’s Disease Could Be Prevented? Join Challenge 66 Today to Help

Did you know that every 66 seconds a brain develops Alzheimer’s disease? Maria Shriver has made it her mission to find out why this happens, ever since her father, Sargent…

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This Week’s Headlines: Lauren Conrad Announces Pregnancy, Indonesian Man Celebrates 146th Birthday, and Study Says Sauna Bathing Can Prevent Dementia

Lauren Conrad announces pregnancy. The former star of MTV’s “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills” celebrated the start of a new year by sharing some good news with her Instagram following….

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This Week’s Headlines: Running May Reduce Knee Inflammation, Honeybees Aid Memory Study, Research Shows Healthy Relationships Bring More Joy Than Money

Running may decrease knee inflammation. Even if you look like Phoebe from friends while you’re doing it, running is one of the best workouts for your heart. Unfortunately, running can…

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Today’s Headlines: Zika Cases Reported in Texas, Craig Sager Passed Away, and Rod Carew to Have Surgery

Pregnant women, don’t mess with Texas. Following five reports of Zika cases in Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas, the CDC has issued Zika-related travel and testing guidance. Even through winter, the temperatures…

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This Week’s Headlines: Dopamine Linked to Perception of Time, MIT Study Links Light Therapy to Alzheimer’s, Veggie Protein Potentially More Satiating Than Meat

Neuroscientists are uncovering why time flies when you’re having fun. It’s an interesting phenomenon. Your weekend party was so fun that it seemed to go by in a flash, but…

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Today’s Headlines: Running Plays a Role in Brain Health, Red Cabbage Fights Bad Cholesterol, Hormone May Prevent Malaria

This is your brain on jogs: Running may improve brain health the same way as playing a musical instrument. Researchers out of the University of Arizona performed brain scans on…

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