Dr. Oz is in hot water over his promotion of garbage weight loss cures and anti-GMO fearmongering. His defense? The doctor claims his widely popular TV program “isn’t a medical show.” Which, if you ignore the fact that he often wears scrubs and has the word doctor right there in his show’s title, might have some truth…
Dr. Oz taped a special episode of his show today to defend against accusations that he’s full of shit. The episode doesn’t air until Thursday but, spoiler alert: Dr. Oz is still full of shit.
The folks over at Vox have spotted a curious email that was leaked as part of the Sony hack. Back in January 2014, Dr. Oz sent a message to Michael Lynton, the CEO of Sony Entertainment, asking about Sony’s upcoming wearable devices. Since Sony produces his show, Dr. Oz saw an opportunity for good old fashioned…
Time and again, we've seen that Dr. Oz peddles garbage cures. So it's no surprise that the government has gone after the company that makes one of his favorite supplements. Today the FTC announced that the people who promoted green coffee extract on his show are being fined $9 million.
Do you get your medical advice from "America's doctor," Dr. Oz? Well, you should probably stop doing that. Because a new study out from the British Medical Journal says that his advice is baseless or wrong about half the time.
Earlier this year, the fat-burning effects of green coffee bean extract – an extract touted by daytime TV's Dr. Oz as a "miraculous" weight-loss aid – were called into question by the Federal Trade Commission. Now, the 2012 study purporting to demonstrate the extract's effectiveness has been retracted.
Congress has asked Dr. Oz to stop peddling weight loss "miracle cures" on his show. And the doctor has agreed, after admitting that there is no medical evidence verifying the efficacy of many supplements he promotes, including green coffee beans.
The FDA is a little peeved at Dr. Oz. The adored talk show host went on the air Wednesday and instructed millions of people to be suspicious of apple juice. He's got science to back him up—sort of.
There's no replacement for an actual doctor when you're on the verge of death, but if you find yourself without in the midst of an emergency, the S.O.S. app might help. Come on, it's powered by Oprah's favorite doc!