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Friday, December 14, 2012

...And That's All Folks!

After over a year of watching the Dr. Oz Show and posting summaries, I'm going to hang up my Dr. Oz Show bogging hat. Upcoming changes in my life are taking me new places so I'm moving on to what I can only hopw to be fabulous, spectacular, and wondrous new beginnings

It's been an amazing experience and I'm honored that you all have joined me along the way. Thank you for listening, thank you for participating, thank you for returning day after day, and thank you for making WatchingDrOz a success!

The blog will be up for a while and the posts from the past 15 months will be available. 

Thanks for the experience! 

Watching Dr Oz 12/14/12 Repeat: Are Artificial Sweeteners Dangerous?, Are Artificial Butter Products Dangerous?

The Dr. Oz Show
Original Airdate: October 8, 2012
Dr. Oz: Should You Give Up Artificial Sweeteners?

  • An Oz alert regarding artificial sweeteners
  • How to reduce your use of artificial sweeteners
  • Artificial butter substitutes are linked to Alzheimer's disease
  • Swap the artificial fat for real fat

Are artificial substitutes helping or hindering health? Butter and sugar alternatives have been linked to increased risks for some of our greatest health concerns. Find out what the latest studies has to say about the impacts of artificial ingredients on the body. Dr. Oz shows how to steer clear and reduce your use of artificial ingredients.

Today's Dr. Oz Show is a repeat from October 8, 2012.

Thank you for making Watching Dr Oz a success!

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/13/12: Dr. Oz's Lifesaving Hour, Female Heart Attack Warning Signs, Obesity and Heart Health, Fans Get Their Community Moving, Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief, Lifesaving Embarrassing Questions

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 13, 2012
Dr. Oz's Lifesaving Hour

  • Dr. Oz takes his health clinic on the road to five cities
  • Heart attack warning signs for women
  • Learn more about the important connection between obesity and heart health
  • Dr. Oz fans share how their weight loss transformations have helped their entire community
  • A couple share their story of transformation through cancer and how they were able to conceive their miracle baby
  • Viewers share how answers to embarrassing questions saved their lives
Dr. Oz is on location to bring viewers his biggest lifesaving hour ever. This season, The Dr. Oz Show takes their free mobile health clinic to several cities across the nation.

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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/12/12: Secrets of a Medical Examiner, Truth About Soy, Shopping Health Hazards, Holiday Prep Tips

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 12, 2012
Dr. Oz: Dr. G: Life Saving Secrets Of A Medical Examiner

  • Can you solve a medical mystery like the pros on the TV shows?
  • What's the truth about soy? Health hero or health villain?
  • Holiday shopping health hazards to avoid
  • Fans share their time-saving tips for holiday prep

Medical mysteries solved by a medical examiner can provide clues to keep us healthy. Dr. Oz sets the record straight about soy.

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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/11/12: Heart Health Special! Could Cholesterol Be Good For You?, Dr Oz Food Prescription, New Heart Health Test, First-Ever Viewer Showdown!

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 11, 2012
Dr. Oz: The Doctors Who Say Everything You Know About Cholesterol Is Wrong

  • Could cholesterol be good for you?
  • Dr. Oz's food prescription for heart health
  • The one heart health test Dr. Oz wants everyone to take
  • Fans showdown for a purple glove trophy and a column on

Could everything you know about cholesterol and it's connection to heart health and overall health be wrong? Dr. Oz talks with doctors who discuss a controversial idea that high cholesterol may actually be good for you.

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Monday, December 10, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/10/12: Randy Jackson's Health Secret, Hungry Girl Lisa Lillian Holiday Recipes, Hungry Girl Holiday Cocktails, Dance Off Holiday Pounds

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 10, 2012
Dr. Oz: Randy Jackson's Shocking Health Secret

  • Randy Jackson talks about his struggle with weight and diabetes
  • Hungry Girl Lisa Lillian makes naughty holiday foods nice again!
  • Hungry Girl mixes up skinny cocktails for the holidays
  • Stay healthy this holiday with Stepp Stewart dance moves

Randy Jackson talks to Dr. Oz about his addiction to food and how receiving a diagnosis of diabetes changed his life. Hungry Girl Lisa Lillian is back with tips for your holiday treats and skinny cocktails to top them off.

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/7/12: How Healthy Are You? Quiz, Pain Intensity Scale, Pains You Should Never Ignore, Grocery Rip-Offs, Pharmacy Rip-Offs, Bonus Pain Tips

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 7, 2012
Dr. Oz's Ultimate “How Healthy Are You?” Quiz

  • How healthy are you? Dr. Oz has 20 questions to figure out where you're at.
  • How much pain is too much pain? Dr. Oz has a pain intensity scale for you.
  • There's pain and then there's pain, Dr. Oz discusses three pains you should never ignore.
  • Learn where to save at the grocery store to get more bang for your buck.
  • When are generic products the best bet in the pharmacy and when should you go for brand names?

How healthy are you? Dr. Oz has a 20 question quiz that's as easy as yes or no. Grab a pen and paper and find out where you stand.

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/6/12: Nate Berkus Heath and Design, Mistakes That Can Age Us Too Fast

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 6, 2012
Dr. Oz: Nate Berkus: Things That Matter

  • Designer Nate Berkus talks about his health scare
  • Learn quick and easy weekend decorating strategies from Nate Berkus
  • Could mistakes be making you age too fast?

Celebrity designer Nate Berkus opens up about his health scare and shares decorating tips to help get you organized in just a weekend. Could you be making mistakes everyday that are causing you to age too fast?

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Watching Dr Oz Repeat 12/5/12: Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Find Your Metabolism Type, Eat For Your Metabolism Type, The Audience Takes Over The Dr. Oz Show

The Dr. Oz Show
Original Airdate: September 18, 2012
Dr. Oz: Has This Doctor Found The Fountain Of Youth?

  • Dr. Joel Fuhrman discusses his food pharmacy and book Eat To Live
  • Determine your metabolism type
  • Eat right for your metabolism
  • Dr. Oz turns the show over to the audience

Dr. Joel Fuhrman talks about his health program that has people turning around their health and losing weight at the same time. Is your metabolism type making you fat? Find out your type and how to eat to support it.

Today's episode of The Dr. Oz Show is a repeat from September 18, 2012.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/4/12: Winter Cold and Flu Rescue, Prevent the Cold and Flu, Fast Fixes for Stomach Troubles, Dental Tips, Health Cheat Game, Todd Wilbur Fast Food Redo, Chicken Soup Recipes

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 4, 2012
Dr. Oz's Winter Rescue Prescription

  • Dr. Oz calls in the experts to create his rescue products for the cold and flu
  • Prevent the cold and flu before they happen
  • Get rid of stomach complaints with Dr. Oz's fast fixes
  • Are you brushing properly? Most people don't. Find out the right way!
  • Teachers go head-to-head in a health cheats competition
  • Todd Wilbur shares his fast food redos
  • Dr. Oz and a viewer share their favorite chicken soup recipes

Are you prepared for this year's cold and flu season? Dr. Oz has assembled a team of doctors to provide his prescription to help end the sniffles quickly and also to help prevent those coughs before they start.

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Monday, December 3, 2012

Watching Dr Oz 12/3/12: Wheat Addiction, Wheat Belly Book, Wheat Belly Diet, Headache Help, Glowing Skin and Hair

The Dr. Oz Show
Airdate: December 3, 2012
Dr. Oz: Are You Addicted To Wheat

  • Is wheat addictive and toxic?
  • Lose weight and re-gain health with the Wheat Belly Diet
  • Help for headaches
  • Identify headaches and headache triggers
  • Headache solutions
  • Get back that youthful glow with recommendations for facial care, under eyes, and hair

Could wheat be making you sick and fat? Dr. William Davis, author of Wheat Belly, shares his view of wheat and explains why he thinks no one should eat it.

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Saturday, December 1, 2012

Watching Dr Oz Quiz 12/1/12: Aging

Which of the following health concerns is a sign that you could be aging too fast?

A. Loss of hearing
B. Losing sense of smell
C. Dry mouth
D. Hair loss

Click on for the answer to this week's quiz.