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, MARCH 11, 2013
“ARE WE HEADED FOR AN ANTIBIOTIC APOCALYPSE?”
Today Dr. Oz sounds the alarm over an era in medicine America has not experienced since antibiotics were invented. Infectious disease expert Dr. Brad Spellberg joins Dr. Oz to warn against the overuse of antibiotics, claiming they are doing more harm than good, potentially creating superbugs that doctors won’t be able to treat. Ten million antibiotic prescriptions are given annually for viral infections – but antibiotics don’t work for viruses. Dr. Oz and Dr. Spellberg discuss why taking antibiotics for their duration could be bad and the do’s and don’ts to protect your family from superbugs.
Then, Dr. Oz talks with body language expert Chris Ulrich and Dr. Darria Long Gillespie from Harvard Beth Israel Medical Center about those nonverbal cues that send out messages to the world about what you are really thinking and feeling. They say that your body language can provide valuable clues to your health.
TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2013
“DR OZ'S SLEEP PLAN TO GET YOUR PERFECT NIGHT'S SLEEP!”
This may be the most significant breakthrough with science about sleep in the last decade. Dr. Oz has brand new research revealing that eating habits determine sleeping habits. The research has discovered four sleep types, all based on diet – and how your sleep determines your risk for diseases. Dr. Oz and Dr. Michael Breus discuss the biggest health concerns for three sleep types, with the simplest calculations to help anyone set the perfect bedtime and get the best quality of sleep.
Dr. Oz then turns his focus to men and the number one test all men need – a testicular self exam. If your man does this test regularly, it could save his life. Later, get ready to laugh because Dr. Oz has “caught on tape” videos of husbands doing crazy stuff. Are they gross or just unhealthy? You be the judge.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13, 2013
“DR. OZ'S SUPER IMMUNITY DIET!”
How would you like to live longer with no pills, no prescriptions, and no more sick days? Today Dr. Oz reveals how this is possible based on the extensive research and trials of Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Dr. Fuhrman sits down with Dr. Oz to talk about the scientifically proven way to get super immunity – the nutritarian diet. Dr. Fuhrman discusses the four key rules to never getting sick – all revolving around what foods to eat and how to eat them, he even tells Dr. Oz which foods he recommends for every meal of the day.
Then, does birth order hold the key to your health? Dr. Oz and psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma discuss the personality and health traits of oldest, middle, and youngest children, only children, and twins. Dr. Oz and Dr. Varma talk about how birth months can predict disease and the solutions to all of these problems.
THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
“COULD HORSE MEAT MAKE ITS WAY INTO YOUR FOOD WITHOUT YOU KNOWING IT?”
It’s an alarming scandal ripped straight from the headlines in Europe, but can it happen here? Today Dr. Oz focuses on the latest meat problem, and wants to know if you ever wonder what’s in your meat. Horse meat was recently found in mislabeled products as beef, and three suppliers’ products have already found their way across half of the world. Dr. Oz sits with Urvashi Rangan from Consumer Reports to discuss the secrets of food labeling, and how to get the safest meat for your family.
Then, can sonic drugs work for you? Dr. Oz shares what sonic drugs are, and how they may be the key to calm you down based on their ability to change your mood in a matter of minutes.
Later, they’ve figured out the formula to keep 19 children happy, healthy, and remain debt free – the Duggar family is here with Dr. Oz to reveal their secrets to keeping things running smoothly. They will also tell Dr. Oz the top five health secrets they swear are sure to change your life without emptying your wallet.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2013
Today Dr. Oz welcomes Meredith Vieira, the funny, charismatic news woman who worked on “The View” and hit the top of her career at “The Today Show.” She sits with Dr. Oz to share how her home life has been just as challenging as her career. She has recently stepped down from her co-anchor position, and has become the primary caregiver of her husband Richard - who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at the young age of 25. Richard then joins the stage to discuss his daily battles with the disease, and he reveals the other love of Meredith’s life.