You Wanted to Know: Prenatal Vitamins for Hair

Prenatal vitamins are a must for pregnant women who need higher amounts of vitamins and minerals like folic acid and iron to keep their growing babies healthy. Taking these vitamins…

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Allergens Hiding in Your Home

When springtime rolls around, outdoor allergens like grass and tree pollen get a whole lot of attention for making your nose run and your eyes itch. So it can be…

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Antibiotic Resistant Superbugs Have Spread Worldwide

No one is safe from the reach of superbugs that are powerful enough to resist even the strongest antibiotics, according to the World Health Organization’s first global report on antibiotic…

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Hearing Loss Prevention Guide

Friends, lend me your ears. Today is International Noise Awareness Day – a good opportunity to turn down your headphones and listen to these tips on how to protect your…

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Sharecare Top 5: Vaccination Myths

 Actress Jenny McCarthy made headlines when she publicly claimed vaccines caused her son’s autism and began spearheading an anti-vaccine campaign. Since then, vaccine safety has become hot source of debate….

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The Skinny on Extreme Diets

Extreme diets can be incredibly tempting for the millions of Americans who are looking to lose weight, fast. For people who are overweight or obese, weight loss can have countless…

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4 Surprising Hydration Hacks

Whether it’s through sweating, peeing or even breathing, your body is constantly losing water. In fact, over the course of a single day, an average person loses about 10 to…

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Free Drug Samples May End Up Costing Patients More Money

Free drug samples may not be as cost-saving as they may appear. A new study suggests that doctors who give patients free drug samples are also less likely to prescribe…

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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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