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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: How Heavy Drinking Can Hurt Your Heart, The Danger of Driving with Dementia, and Forgiveness Could Help Relieve Your Stress

There may be a link between heavy drinking and the development of atrial fibrillation (afib). A new study has drawn a correlation between heart health and alcohol based on hospital…

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Today’s Headlines: How Sleep Apnea Can Affect Your Heart, Coffee No Longer Considered Carcinogenic, and The Connection Between Diabetes and Weight Loss

Sleep apnea may increase the risk for heart problems. Sleep apnea is a condition where you stop breathing while you’re sleeping. It has been linked to heart issues in past…

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Today’s Headlines: Even 15 Minutes of Exercise is Beneficial, Whole Grains Linked to Longer Lifespan, and How Your Job Affects Your Workout Schedule

For seniors, fifteen minutes of exercise a day may be sufficient. A new study has found that even though senior citizens struggle to meet the government-recommended amount of exercise throughout…

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Picky About Protein?

Written by Toni McKinnon Sponsored by USANA Health Sciences We’ve become very picky eaters when it comes to the sources of the foods we eat, and the food industry has…

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Today’s Headlines: Double Check Your Vitamins, Why Your Activity Tracker May Be Inaccurate, and What’s Wrong With FDA Recall Protocol

Nature Made vitamins were recalled last Tuesday. Recalled vitamins may be contaminated by bacteria like salmonella. “Symptoms of salmonella illness, including diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps, may begin 12 to…

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Today’s Headlines: Why Eating Fat is Not Always Bad, Different Ways to Boost Your Memory, and How Coffee May Improve Your Workout

Eating foods high in healthy fats won’t make you gain weight. Regardless of their calorie count, researchers have found that fats like avocados, nuts, and olive oil in the Mediterranean…

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Today’s Headlines: New Salt Guidelines in Processed Foods, the Added Calories in Fast Casual Dining, and Updated Zika Virus Guidelines

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is making moves to try and lower sodium consumption in America. The federal agency is setting new standards calling for a cutback on salt…

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Take a Tour of Dr. Oz’s Office

After an early shoot at The Today Show this morning, Dr. Oz stopped by his office next to the Radio City Music Hall for breakfast. Can you guess what he loves…

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Today’s Headlines: The Best Way to Kill Ticks, Why Your Clothes May Put Your Thyroid at Risk, and How Your Marriage May be Affecting Your Health

Get ticks off your clothes quickly by putting them in the dryer. Ticks don’t like dry environments and can be eliminated with a simple, quick spin in the dryer. “The…

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Today’s Headlines: How Infections May Impact Alzheimer’s Development, How Massage Therapy Can Manage Pain, and Why Friendships Keep You Healthy

New research suggests that Alzheimer’s disease may develop from infections in the brain. Some researchers believe that infections may cause buildup in the brain that can increase the chances of getting…

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