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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: Eating Ice, Marijuana and Feeling Young

Chewing on ice boosts focus in those who are anemic. Women often become anemic, and doctors have known for some time that this iron deficiency can lead to a strange…

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Alcohol May Not Prevent Heart Disease in All

There’s been a lot of press over the last several years about how alcohol might affect our health for the better. Several studies that have looked at large groups of…

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Therapeutic Soaks to Relieve Muscle Soreness and Mental Stress

Written by Dr. Taz Bhatia, MD If you could soothe your aching muscles, rejuvenate your tired feet and reduce your stress levels in just 20 minutes, would you do it?…

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Today’s Headlines: Phone Email, Midlife Crisis and Secondhand Smoke

Work email on your phone can negatively impact your health. It used to be that leaving work meant the end of the work day. Today, many people carry work with…

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The Effect of Seeing Skinny Models in Magazines? It’s Complicated

The cover of any magazine you pick up at the store will probably have a perfect-looking model on the cover. She’s thin and fit, vibrant and healthy, wrinkle- and jiggle-free….

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Today’s Headlines: Shift Work, Autism and Life Purpose

Shift work may be bad for your brain. Shift workers often struggle to adjust their sleep schedule to the constant changes of working day and night hours. New research suggests…

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Mindfulness Found to Boost Health Through Telomeres

Many have experienced the mental and emotional benefits of mindfulness training. The techniques help with relaxation during stressful times and push individuals to become more attentive to their bodies, their…

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The Essential Oils Found in Your Epsom Salt Bath

Written by Dr. Taz Bhatia, MD Escaping to a mineral-rich Epsom salt bath is a blissful way to end the day. And here’s an idea that may take your experience…

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Today’s Headlines: Dairy, Mini Stomachs and Political Leanings

Milk consumption related to increased fracture risk. If you’re a woman, you’ve probably been told many times to get enough milk to keep your bones strong into old age. But…

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As Many as 20% of Schizophrenia Cases May Be Related to Toxoplasmosis

Most have only heard of the little parasite Toxoplasma gondii in the context of cats and pregnant women. If you’ve been pregnant, you may have heard your doctor tell you…

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