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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: Why Working at Night May Affect Your Heart, How Weight Loss Can Help Your Brain, and the New Ingredient Being Added into the Flu Vaccine

Night shifts at work could lead to heart disease. A study of nurses who worked late night shifts found a link to cardiovascular health decline over a long period of…

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Today’s Headlines: The Foods That May Put You at Risk for Colon Cancer, Why Not Exercising Could Lead to Heart Problems, and What You Eat May Be Making You Sleepy

Foods like red meat and full-fat dairy could put your colon at risk. These types of inflammatory foods can irritate your intestines and lead to colon polyps or other tissue…

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Photoshopped Pictures Hurt Body Image, Even With Disclaimers

From magazine covers to billboards to TV ads, slender models seems to be everywhere. And while many people know the ideal body advertised is often impossible for the average person,…

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Today’s Headlines: How Greenery May Improve Longevity, The Three Things That Can Cause Stomach Cancer, and Which Fruit Contains the Most Pesticides

The more nature you live around, the longer you may live. A new study of female nurses found that those who lived close to and with a lot of plants…

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Today’s Headlines: The Bacteria That May Be Linked to Pancreatic Cancer, How to Wash Your Hands, and Why You May Want to Reconsider Cranberry Supplements

New research has pinpointed two strains of oral bacteria that could increase your risk for developing pancreatic cancer. While the link between pancreatic cancer and gum disease has been determined…

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Keeping Weight Off Likely Easier After First Year

If you’re someone who’s trying to lose weight, you’ve probably seen your body yo-yo back and forth between weight loss and gain. In fact, keeping weight off after it’s gone…

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Today’s Headlines: New Stem Cell Research on Alzheimer’s Disease, Why Vegetable Oils May Not Be Helping Your Heart, and When Thyroid Cancer Isn’t Cancer

Researchers from the University of Miami are set to begin a stem cell clinical trial for Alzheimer’s disease. The research trial is the first time the stem cells will be…

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Today’s Headlines: New Aspirin Guidelines, Updates on the Zika Virus, and Which Foods May Help You Lose Weight

Older adults with a risk for heart disease may want to add an aspirin regimen to their diets. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force released new guidelines for adults. “Adults…

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Higher Vitamin D Might Help Keep Cancer at Bay

Vitamin D has long been known to be a key player in the health of your bones, but in recent years research has also uncovered some of the other ways…

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Today’s Headlines: How Exercise May Help Insomnia, A Potential Way to Ease Anxiety, and Why Some Carbs Are Bad For You

Moderate aerobic exercise may help men with insomnia. A new study has found that exercise might help overweight or obese men fall asleep. “Regular aerobic exercise training reduces sedentary time,…

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