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Dr. Oz (Mehmet Cengiz Oz) is an author, cardiothoracic surgeon and television presenter.

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Did doctor/journalist Sanjay Gupta perform brain surgery on a wounded soldier in the heat of war?

According to this recap of an interview of Dr Sanjay Gupta on the Dr Oz Show, there was an incident while he was acting as a journalist in a war zone in Iraq: While in Iraq, he encountered a ...
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Is coconut oil better for your heart than typical vegetable oils?

A co-worker of mine is a born-again health nut, and I recently overheard him espousing to other co-workers that all their cooking should be done with coconut oil as it's full of "good" fats. Knowing ...
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Does drinking one cup of green tea boost your metabolism by 12%?

In Dr. Oz's Tangerine Weight-Orade recipe, it is claimed: For a powerful metabolism-boosting drink, try Dr. Oz’s Tangerine Weight-Orade. It contains: green tea, shown to boost metabolism 12% by ...
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Does Forskolin help to break down fat?

The Dr. Oz show website claims: Researchers have found that forskolin can help to promote the breakdown of stored fats in animal and human fat cells. It may also release fatty acids from adipose ...
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Can 7-Keto DHEA permanently increase the resting metabolic rate in humans?

The latest fad weight loss pill is 7-Keto DHEA. It's been featured and recommended on the show "Dr. Oz", and their website claims: 7-Keto works to counter this [dropping DHEA levels] by stimulating ...
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Do long-time vegetarians lose the ability to digest meat?

"In people who have been long-term vegetarians, studies have found that they actually lose the ability to digest meat". Is this true, at a biological level? (As opposed to any possible psychological ...
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Does some apple juice contain dangerous amounts of arsenic?

Several news media (Fox News, Huffington Post and ABC News) reported about an episode of "The Dr. Oz Show" in which Dr. Oz stated that many apple juices contain dangerously high levels of arsenic. The ...