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The Dr. Oz Show

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: Plastic Surgery, Arts and Crafts, and Being Short

Plastic surgery may change the way people think about you. Going under the knife to perk up your facial features has become a popular way to try to fight the appearance…

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Getting Some Exercise Drops Your Risk of Liver Disease

It used to be that people with liver disease were mostly heavy drinkers. But as waistlines began to expand in the ’80s and ’90s, doctors noticed an increasing number of…

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Yolanda Foster on Her Battle With Lyme Disease

Written by Yolanda Foster Thank you so much for the extraordinary kindness and empathy. Knowing that you care and that you are now aware of this confusing disease is all…

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Today’s Headlines: Exercise, Supplements and Mammograms

Even a little exercise is better than none. While current health guidelines recommend at least two to three hours of physical activity per week for optimal health, many fall below…

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Smoking for Weight Loss Makes Quitting Less Likely

Ever heard that smoking can help you lose a few pounds? If so, you’re not alone. Many people notice that they lose a little weight when they first start smoking,…

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Today’s Headlines: Acetaminophen, Googling and Sitting

Tylenol doesn’t work for most chronic pain. When you have a sore back or aching knees, your first inclination might be to reach for acetaminophen. But according to new research…

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Eyeliner Inside Lid May Irritate Eye, Cloud Contacts

Eyeliner has long been used to set off eyes and accentuate lashes, but new research is indicating that eyeliner applied too close to the inside of your lid may not…

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Today’s Headlines: Apples, Crossing the Street and Saffron

Apples help keep medications away, not doctors. The old refrain about an apple a day may have to be changed as a result of new research that found that the…

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Urine Not Sterile, New Bacteria May Cause UTI Symptoms

Urinary tract infections are common among women and lead to about four million visits to the doctor every year. UTIs produce a constellation of uncomfortable symptoms, from constant urgency and burning…

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Today’s Headlines: Sitting Time, Sex and Pesticides

Even small interruptions in sitting help those with diabetes. It seems like the evils of constant sitting are always in the news, but new research has shown that even small…

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