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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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Migraines May Get Worse With Menopause

The coming of menopause is feared by many women often just as much for the symptoms it brings with it as for the end of fertility that it brings. Everything…

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Today’s Headlines: Foods That May Help Erectile Dysfunction, Why Eating at a Restaurant Could Be Unhealthy, and What to Eat to Decrease Your Risk for Glaucoma

Eating a daily dose of flavonoid-rich foods may replace taking Viagra. Foods like berries and citrus fruits have been shown to decrease the risk for erectile dysfunction. “The researchers found…

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How to Make Sure Your Drinking Water Is Safe

Written by The Dr. Oz Show Medical Unit Chief of Staff Michael Crupain, MD, MPH Access to safe and affordable water is considered one of our basic human rights. In…

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High-Rise Living May Make Emergency Help a Challenge

If you live in a city, chances are good that you own or rent an apartment and while you might have picked the place for it’s great location or view…

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Why You Should Ban Bumpers From Your Baby’s Room

Written by The Dr. Oz Show Medical Unit Chief of Staff Michael Crupain, MD, MPH Crib bumpers, the often colorful padding you wrap around the inside of a baby’s crib,…

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Today’s Headlines: Having Pets May Help Lower Kids’ Risk of Developing Asthma, the Heartburn Medication That Could Be Affecting Your Kidneys, and the Benefits of Eating Fish While Pregnant

You don’t have to get rid of your pet if you’re having a baby. A new Swedish study shows that exposure to pets—especially their fur and bacteria—may actually help build…

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Smaller Plates Help Reduce Eating, But Only if You Help Yourself

Eating habits can play a big role in when and how much we eat, which in turn can influence our weight. In fact, many researchers are realizing just how important…

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Today’s Headlines: The Age You Should Start Getting Mammograms, the Benefits of Tai Chi on Cardiovascular Health, and Which Food Can Increase the Risk of Gestational Diabetes

The debate on when and how frequently you should get mammograms has been put to rest. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that amidst all the confusion, women should…

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Breaking Down the Natural Food Label Is More Complicated Than You Think

Written by The Dr. Oz Show Medical Unit Chief of Staff Michael Crupain, MD, MPH According to Miriam-Webster, the word “natural” means: Existing in nature and not made or caused…

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Today’s Headlines: How Sugary Drinks Can Affect Your Health, Why Shingles Could Increase Your Risk for Death, and the Herb That May Help You Fight Off a Cold

Drinking sodas and other sugar-based beverages may be very dangerous. A new study reports that too much sugar creates a significant amount of visceral fat in the body over time….

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