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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: Happiness, Cognitive Decline, and Okra

There’s an equation for happiness. Or, at least, for momentary joy. Researchers have used a decision-making game that led to either gains or losses. “The researchers used fMRI imaging to…

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Crowdsourced Food Advice as Good as Trained Experts

Knowing which foods to choose can be a challenging part of changing your diet. Weight loss programs often rely on individuals eating healthier, but it can be hard to decide…

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In Case You Missed It: July 28 Through August 1

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: Heavy Lifting, Exercise, and Fruits and Vegetables

Back pain in women related to gender differences in lifting: Women with back pain might have good reason for it. “Scientists observing groups of people lift heavy boxes found subtle…

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Women Getting Smarter Faster Than Men

Researchers have known for some time that humans have been getting smarter over time, but new research indicates this might be especially true for women. Researchers looked at group of…

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Today’s Headlines: Fist Bumps, Cleaning Your Plate, and Running

New research shows that fist bumps may be more hygienic than other ways of saying hello. “Dr. Dave Whitworth, of Aberystwyth University in Wales, tested the germ-carrying potential of various…

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The Ebola Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Ebola has taken hold of the news recently, both because of the size of the outbreak and because of the terrifying nature of the disease. The outbreak is believed to…

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In Case You Missed It: July 21 Through July 25

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: Tylenol, Brown Fat, Sleep Patterns

Tylenol may not work for acute back pain: Acetaminophen has long been the first drug of choice for sudden (acute) back pain, but an Australian study is calling this into question….

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Patients with Pill Changes More Likely to Stop Medications

When your doctor writes you a prescription, the pharmacy often swaps it out for a cheaper generic version of the pill. This can happen during medication refills as well, with…

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