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6 ways to get the health care you and your family deserve By Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D. TV cameras and newspaper pundits may be glued to the endless health care battles in Washington, but a bigger health drama is unfolding outside the Beltway — at kitchen tables just like yours. With 50 […]

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“I’ve Got What?”

Diagnosing Shadow Syndrome By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Got a “shadow syndrome”? How trendy of you. Not as in having a penchant for chic black clothes or edgy vampire movies. Shadow syndromes are subtle hints from your body that trouble may be brewing in your heart, your bones, your joints or elsewhere. […]

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Fight the Good Fight

Stop three killers with one strategy By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. POWIE! Batman and Robin triumphed over Gotham City gangsters because they were team players – a dynamic duo (The superhero costumes didn’t hurt, either). Follow their lead: Put together your own powerful posse, and you can knock out not one, not […]

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Reboot your brain power with food

Changing your diet can help jumpstart your mind BY  Michael Roizen , M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. We ask a lot of our little gray cells: Psst … brain. Impress the boss with a brilliant report on the widget account. Navigate home on the expressway with the reflexes of a NASCAR driver. Remember enough geometry […]

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Outlive Your Sofa

Tips To Stay Active By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet OZ, M.D. It’s the health whodunit of the year: Millions of unexplained deaths, and a network of criminals so bland, so…boring …that they escaped notice for decades. Stand up, you’re sitting on one! We’re talking about your sofa, your kitchen-counter stool, even your desk chair. […]

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Weight Loss 101

Use your brain, not a bottle. By Michael Roizen, M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D. Like Lance Armstrong and the last-place Orioles, weight-loss pills have taken a beating in 2010. German researchers tested nine diet supplements and declared them all duds. An advisory committee suggested that the Food and Drug Administration reject a new diet drug […]

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The You Docs

Scared Off Of Calcium? Don’t Be. By Michael Roizen, M.D., And Mehmet Oz, M.D. Shake, rattle … and stall. If you’ve suddenly found yourself staring at your bottle of calcium pills — not sure whether to shake one out or skip it — you’re not alone in feeling rattled. A new study (getting almost as […]

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The St. Vincent de Paul relief mission continues


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Mulling the merits of Merit Grill


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Bread Baking Demystified

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The secrets to a delicious loaf of bread are in the details The process of properly kneading bread dough includes […]

It’s happening in Troy


Jazz vocalist Vanessa Rubin Music at The Troy-Hayner Center The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is welcoming the arrival of spring with […]

A tradition of storytelling

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Shannon McNally at Newport’s Southgate House Revival Singer-songwriter Shannon McNally By Dave Gil de Rubio Songwriting has always had a […]