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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: Caregiving, Best Friends and Vitamin D

Women bear the burden of caregiving more than men. As the U.S. population ages, more and more people are called on to care for elderly parents. A new study out this…

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Women Often Turn to Anti-Aging Clinicians Seeking Menopause Relief

The word “menopause” conjures up dread of hot flashes, night sweats and a host of other unpleasant symptoms in the minds of many women. While all women will go through…

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In Case You Missed It: August 11 Through August 15

If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and take-aways and click to read more…

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Today’s Headlines: Vaccines, Dietary Salt, and Pain Tolerance

You may need another vaccine. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has announced it now recommends Prevnar 13 for all adults over 65. Prevnar is a vaccine that protects…

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Reproductive Clock More Pressing When Real Clock is Ticking

From nosy relatives to babies populating social network feeds, women are often reminded of the period of time they have for childbearing. As they enter their 30s, a heightened awareness…

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Today’s Headlines: Neck Manipulation, Sugar Cravings, and Windowless Offices

Neck manipulation may be associated with stroke. All that twisting may not be so good after all. A new study has found a link between recent neck manipulation and cervical…

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Consistent Exercise Decreases Breast Cancer Risk

  Exercise can ward off many diseases and a recent long-term study has found that it may help decrease breast cancer risk, too. Breast cancer is one of the most…

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In Case You Missed It: August 4 Through August 8

If you missed a segment or forgot to jot down a tip this week, we’ve got you covered. Check out these helpful hints and take-aways and click to read more…

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Today’s Headlines: Vitamin D, Resistant Starch, and Aspirin

Low vitamin D may increase dementia risk. Elderly people with very low levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s, according to a…

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Computer Games Help Older Adults Overcome Depression

Depression is a debilitating illness that affects millions of Americans every year, including more than 7 million adults over age 65. Depression can be particularly serious in older adults, especially…

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