The Making of Dr. Oz

April 16, 2015

How an award-winning doctor turned away from science and embraced fame

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Several hundred Californians swarmed the State Capitol on Wednesday to oppose a bill that would eliminate their right not to vaccinate their children against contagious diseases like measles. They were able to help stall a committee vote on the legislation by a week

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A common pain medication might make you go from “so cute!” to “so what?” when you look at a photo of a kitten. And it might make you less sensitive to horrifying things, too. It’s acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. Researchers say the drug might be taking the edge off emotions — not just pain

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Most people carry one or two genetic mutations that can cause early death or infertility in their offspring, researchers report in a study published on 8 April in Genetics

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President Obama said he would be proud to sign the bill, calling it “a milestone for physicians, and for the seniors and people with disabilities who rely on Medicare for their healthcare needs.”

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A recent case in Belgium, in which a man took to social media to ask for a kidney, is raising questions about who can ethically donate

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According to a new study, more than 29 million U.S. health records were compromised in data breaches between 2010 and 2013

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How can anyone determine whether a person with dementia can say yes to sex? Who has the right to decide?

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