Drs. Oz and Roizen

Television’s Dr. Oz and Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Roizen report on health, wellness and quality of life.

By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.

How late-night snacks sabotage weight loss and brain power

The comic-strip character Garfield loved his midnight snack. That obsession was memorialized in a song from his 1982 TV special, "Here Comes Garfield": "Around midnight, when everybody else is sacking, he'll be snacking/Now does he regret it? Yes, he feels so very blue/And...

By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Tomatoes' powerful SPF

European aristocrats in the 1700s believed that they got sick from eating "poison apples" - their name for tomatoes! But, according to sources at the Smithsonian Institution, the fruit wasn't the culprit; it was the pewter dishes loaded with lead, on which they were served. The acidity in tomatoes leached the lead...

By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D.

The sound of infertility

In New York, a man's average hearing age is more than 12 years older than his actual age; in Houston it's almost 13 years older, and in Los Angeles it's over 14 years. That's the measurable impact of sound pollution on hearing.

But noise damages more than men's hearing. According to a recent study, even relatively low levels...

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