Currently in its fourth season, the two-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning syndicated daily series "The Dr. Oz Show" is hosted by the two-time Emmy Award-winning Dr. Mehmet Oz, trusted health expert, best-selling author, and world-renowned cardiac surgeon. "The Dr. Oz Show" is an entertaining, high-octane, multi-topic hour offering equal parts life saving information in an “embarrassment-free” zone and where nothing is off limits or out of bounds.
MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013
“SHOULD ARTIFICAL SWEETNERS BE ALLOWED IN MILK PRODUCTS?”
Milk has many health benefits, but today Dr. Oz addresses the controversy that has everyone from consumer groups to moms up in arms – using artificial sweeteners in milk products. People from both sides of the controversy, consumer advocate for Environmental Working Group Heather White and Dr. Russell, integrative health physician, discuss why having artificial sweeteners in milk products is bad and the reasons behind the dairy industry’s decision. Dr. Oz also sits down with Cary Frye from the International Dairy Foods Association and their pediatric nutritionist, Keith Ayoob, to talk about the dairy industry’s stance.
Then, Jersey Shore star Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi joins Dr. Oz on stage to discuss her life after Jersey Shore – her new baby, new fiancé, and her 42 pound weight loss. Snooki reveals her weight loss plan, with the healthy food recipes she eats every day and workout routines she does with her trainer.
TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
“JOAN RIVERS UNCENSORED AND LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN HER BEFORE!”
She's been known throughout her career as being brutally honest, outspoken, and completely unfiltered. If laughter is the best medicine, Joan Rivers is just what the doctor ordered. Today Joan Rivers pays a visit to The Dr. Oz Show – she opens up about her husband’s suicide and discusses the inspiration for her self-deprecating humor, her own deep insecurities about her face, her body, and aging. Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, also comes to the stage and the duo talk to Dr. Oz about Joan’s plastic surgery and each other’s worst bad habits. Dr. Oz, Joan, and Melissa then share the biggest red carpet blunders they’ve ever seen – these are mistakes that happen to everyone, but Dr. Oz has all the solutions for these slip-ups.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013
“THE TRUTH ABOUT ANTIDEPRESSANTS”
Today Dr. Oz sounds the alarm on antidepressants in one of the most important shows this season. New research brings terrible evidence to light – antidepressants don’t work for most patients. Addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinksy joins Dr. Oz to discuss how antidepressants are supposed to work and how they can even make depression come back. Dr. Oz also speaks with psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen, who has been studying depression for 30 years. Dr. Oz and Drs. Pinksy and Amen discuss the conditions with symptoms that mimic depression, when you should stop taking antidepressants, and the three things a woman should do before starting an antidepressant.
Then, Dr. Oz is on allergy alert during our longest, strongest allergy season yet. Dr. Clifford Bassett joins Dr. Oz to talk about spring allergies – shots, drops, and the top places allergies could be hiding. Licensed acupuncturist Janet Tsai also speaks with Dr. Oz about alterative medicines for treating allergies.
THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013
“WHAT DOES YOUR PERSONALITY REVEAL ABOUT YOUR HEALTH?”
Can your personality type be making you sick? Groundbreaking new science says yes. Today Dr. Oz reveals a quiz to determine personality types and what that means for your future health. Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma joins Dr. Oz to discuss how, for the first time, characteristics like being cheerful, neurotic, impulsive, or easygoing can be linked to a host of medical problems. Dr. Oz and Dr. Varma talk about the four personality types, what health problems accompany each type, and how to go from being a pessimist to an optimist.
Later, Newark, New Jersey, E.R. doctor, Dr. Sampson Davis, is here with Dr. Oz to reveal what you need to do to avoid being an emergency room statistic in the future. He also tells us which perceptions about the E.R. are fact and which are fiction.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
“DR. SANJAY GUPTA AND DR. OZ: FOR THE FIRST TIME THEY SIT DOWN TOGETHER!” (R)
For the first time ever on this show – the renowned brain surgeon and globe-trotting reporter, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, sits down with Dr. Oz. He’s changed the way we look at the world by reporting through a doctor’s eyes, and today Sanjay is sharing what he’s seen and learned. Find out the secrets to staying young as Dr. Oz asks “What would Sanjay do?” These tips work for him and can work for you, too.
Then, Dr. Oz touches upon the shocking reality of strokes in young women. Did you know that strokes are on the rise in women under age 45 – and as young as 20? He shares the most common risk factors for everyone – regardless of age and gender. How can you recognize the symptoms of a female stroke? Dr. Oz reveals the answers.
Later, Sanjay is back to unveil the biggest misconception about cell phones being dangerous. How hazardous are they to our health? Dr. Oz and Sanjay breakdown what the industry, research and labs have found to be “FACT” and “FICTION.”