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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.

In the News: Slight Calorie Restriction Shown to Slow Effects of Aging, Hormone Therapy May Fight Belly Fat, Full Social Life as a Child Linked to Better Adult Health

Calorie restriction reduces adverse effects of aging. Scientists at Pennington Biomedical Research conducted the first study on calorie restriction in non-obese humans. Fifty-three healthy people between the ages of 21…

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Probiotic Smoothie

This smoothie incorporates a new prebiotic, acacia powder, which causes good bacteria to grow and multiply and bad bacteria to die off. Get the recipe.

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In the News: Brain Function Impaired Even After One Alcoholic Drink, Any Amount of Light While Sleeping Increases Depression Risk, The Color of Your Face Reveals Your Emotions

A new study shows that even “just one drink” affects your brain, even if you’re not aware of it. The recently-published study was performed by researchers at San Diego State…

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Spicy Baked Avocado Eggs

This dish is the perfect way to break the habit of always having carbs for breakfast. Get the recipe.

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In the News: The Best Diet for Your Brain, How Lack of Sleep Can Increase Your Alzheimer’s Risk, and the Powers of Chicken Soup

A low-fat diet may be what’s best for your brain. An animal study out of the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands found that eating a low-fat diet in addition to…

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Turkey Chili

Try out this chili that mixes your protein with half meat and half beans for a healthy diet. Get the recipe.

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Teenage Girl Visits Doctor's Office Suffering With Depression

A Closer Look at Dissociative Identity Disorder: Part 2

By: Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC It is readily apparent early on in treatment that my clients with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) are some of the most resilient, intelligent, and creative people on…

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In the News: Sun Exposure Associated With Lower Risk of the Flu, Holding Hands With a Partner Reduces Physical Pain, Exercise More Effective Than Weight Loss for Heart Disease Patients

Getting more sunlight could help flu prevention. Besides all the well-known, tried and true flu prevention methods such as getting your annual vaccination, washing your hands, and eating a healthy,…

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In the News: Sleep and Lung Cancer Are Linked, Human Eggs Grow to Maturity in a Lab, Drinking Soda May Cause Infertility

Research finds a link between sleep and lung cancer progression. We know that getting enough sleep is an important rule for overall general health, but a few recent studies have emerged,…

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Why the Brazilian Butt Lift Is Such a Dangerous Procedure

By: Anthony Youn, MD, FACS, America’s Holistic Plastic Surgeon® It seems every week I hear another heartbreaking story about a person who died from illegal injections of silicone into the…

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