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, FEBRUARY 25, 2013
“DR. OZ’S 24-HOUR STRESS CLEANSE”
Are you prone to the Monday blues or Friday burnouts? Regardless of what day stresses you out the most – today Dr. Oz brings together the top stress experts to create a 24-hour stress cleanse. These experts have created a customized plan to reduce stress with simple steps and instant stress busters.
Director of Yale’s stress center Dr. Rajita Sinha tells Dr. Oz how to reduce daily pressure from bills, work, and family. Registered dietitian Mitzi Dulan shows which foods cause stress and which foods you should replace them with.
After, women’s health expert Dr. Jennifer Caudle helps Dr. Oz unplug from daily technology that causes tension. All three women also reveal their stress busters that give relief in ten seconds or less.
Then, from the woman who cuts your hair to the guy who gets your morning coffee, Dr. Oz and medical internist Dr. Keri Peterson reveal the unlikeliest health detectives that can save your life.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2013
“THE BIG FOOD COVER-UP!”
This investigative reporter has spent the last two years infiltrating the food industry – today New York Times reporter Michael Moss joins Dr. Oz to expose how these food giants manipulate, invent, and create laboratory foods designed to get consumers addicted to their products. Dr. Oz and Michael discuss the biggest questions surrounding this exposé – are these companies aware of the results and how does the industry get away with this?
Dr. James Hill, who has dedicated his life to studying the effects of food on the human body, speaks with Dr. Oz about why salt, sugar, and fat are the three ingredients food industries use to keep people eating their products. Plus, they reveal the surprising foods that have you addicted to all three things.
Then, Dr. Oz challenges viewers to the great American Kitchen Cleanout – and discovers the simple things that could be harming your health.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2013
“THE MEDICAL INTUITIVE WHO SAYS YOU CAN HEAL YOURSELF!”
Today Dr. Oz introduces someone who brings a new philosophy of healing to the table – medical intuitive John Kortum. John sits with Dr. Oz to discuss his philosophy of the spiritual realm, which challenges the medical community with a unique proposition that claims we have the power to diagnose and heal ourselves. He explains how his new way of healing can work even before disease sets in.
Then, Dr. Oz has brand new information on how to protect against the disease everyone fears the most – cancer. Dr. John Santa, director of the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center reveals the eight cancer screening tests that Consumer Reports advises people to avoid. Dr. Oz and Dr. Santa discuss the reasons behind this report and the three tests that everyone still needs to take – plus, the foods to eat and Dr. Oz’s anti-cancer alcohol rule.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2013
“MICHELLE OBAMA’S BIG ANNOUCEMENT!”
Today First Lady Michelle Obama is back to discuss the biggest challenge America faces – ending childhood obesity. Michelle Obama talks with Dr. Oz about how this problem is one step closer to being solved, and shares her band new way to transform the lives of our country’s children – and what the next step should be in tackling their health.
She remade school lunches and now she’s taking on gym class, Michelle Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan explain their plan to get children moving and improve physical fitness programs. They share what they believe are the biggest obstacles to physical fitness in school and how parents can help make sure their kids get the necessary sixty minutes of exercise per day. Not only does Dr. Oz speak with Michelle Obama about the programs she’s launched, but also about getting older and the attitude it takes to be a First Lady.
Then, the first lady of fitness Jillian Michaels joins Dr. Oz to share her six best secrets to getting slim for life – the foods to eat and moves to make to ensure a lifetime of lean.
FRIDAY, MARCH 01, 2013
“LAXATIVE ABUSE: THE HIDDEN DANGERS” (R)
Today Dr. Oz dedicates his show to the pills that are a dirty little secret – laxatives. They’re cheap, sold over-the-counter and easy to get, but they can turn life into a threatening addiction. Shana joins Dr. Oz and Tennie McCarty, an eating disorder and food addiction specialist from the Shades of Hope Treatment Center, to talk about the medical realities of laxatives and the damage they can do to organs. Shana went from 260 pounds to 78 pounds – sometimes using up to 300 laxatives a week. Dr. Oz discusses the harmful effects and important warning signs for even casual users of the pill.
Then, Dr. Oz goes to the biggest, high-profile institutions in the world and asks them to create fixes for every area of life for under five dollars. From healthy meals created by the White House to beauty solutions from the world-renowned Canyon Ranch, everyone joins Dr. Oz to reveal their quick and cheap solutions just for you.