Drs. Oz and Roizen

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

Re-Evaluate Your Drinking Habits

Hallmark Christmas movies are full of sentimentality that appeals to some family members, but not everyone. So how do you persuade your spouse to sit through the made-for-TV film "A Royal Christmas"? The solution posed by one Texas woman: The Hallmark Christmas Movie Drinking Game. The rules are simple. You take a drink when you hear a...

It's Hard To Talk To Your Teen About Weight, But You Must

In the movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," Augustus Gloop, an overweight kid, makes a beeline for a river of molten chocolate. His frantic mother calls out, "Augustus, sweetheart, save some room for later!" But he's undeterred and falls into the swirling sweet, suffering a terrible fate.

It's not easy for parents to know...

Preventing A Second Heart Attack

Films are notoriously unrealistic about how heart attacks play out. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that in 12 movie scenes involving out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, 67% of the characters survived. In real life, fewer than 10% do (it goes up to around 29% when EMT or passersby administer...

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