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You Wanted to Know: Calcium

Today I want to talk about one of the body’s most important (and one of my favorite) minerals: Calcium.  Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, and serves…

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The Consequences of Health Conspiracies

Over several decades of working in medicine and on The Dr. Oz Show, I’ve heard a lot of medical conspiracy theories. And I certainly have a significant number of smart,…

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Study Backs Up Five-Second Rule

One second you’re taking a bite of that delicious cookie, and the next thing you know, it’s on the floor. What do you do? If you’re a believer in the…

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Be a Consumer at the Doctor’s Office

The next time you go to the doctor, I want you to behave like a consumer rather than a patient. Why? Because doctors don’t always know best. Doctors are smart,…

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You Wanted to Know: Popping Joints

Whether it makes your skin crawl or whether you’re a habitual knuckle-cracker, nearly everyone has felt (and heard) a joint pop. But could these odd sensations be a sign of…

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It’s All About Value

When it comes to health and wellness products, we are all used to hearing about how much money you can save when you choose the store brand versus the brand…

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Bust Myths this National Drug Facts Week

Today marks the start of National Drug Facts Week, a nationwide event dedicated to arming families, communities and young people with the information they need to help teens say no…

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Saving Money at the Pharmacy

When it comes to the pharmacy, all too often patients end up paying far too much without realizing there are savings to be had. Here are some simple steps you…

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At-Home Test Could Detect Early Signs of Dementia

A brief at-home test newly designed by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center may be able to detect early signs of dementia. The test, which can be…

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Cognitive Training Could Help Seniors Stay Sharp a Decade Later

Brief periods of cognitive training in areas such as memory, reasoning and speed-of-processing may significantly improve cognitive ability and daily functioning for seniors, according to a new study. The Washington…

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