Jun 24, 2014, 3:30pm EDT
May 4, 2018
Dr. Oz is a quack. Now Trump’s appointing him to be a health adviser.
The celebrity doctor is winning.
October 13, 2015
Dr. Oz’s new season features more science and less bullshit
Dr. Oz promised to be more science-based after he was blasted by critics. Here's how his new season is shaping up.
September 14, 2015
Dr. Oz is back on the air. Will he learn anything from his critics?
The Dr. Oz Show starts again today after a summer "listening tour" with health professionals.
August 30, 2015
Why Oliver Sacks was so ambivalent about becoming a best-selling author
Oliver Sacks's new memoir contemplates the pitfalls of mass media engagement.
July 25, 2015
Dr. Oz made $1.17 million off a hemorrhoid treatment he promoted in his column
This raises questions about whether doctors' disclosures of ties with industry are enough.
June 13, 2015
The American Medical Association is finally taking a stand on quacks like Dr. Oz
A new policy adopted at the association's annual meeting this week will create guidelines for media doctors and pathways of discipline for those who don't comply.
April 30, 2015
Oprah just dumped Dr. Oz's radio show
The news comes just over a week after Oz faced heavy criticism for featuring pseudoscience on his show.
April 27, 2015
John Oliver calls Dr. Oz "the worst person in scrubs who has ever been on television"
The HBO host encapsulates everything that's wrong with The Dr. Oz Show in one segment.
April 20, 2015
New WikiLeaks documents reveal the inner workings of the Dr. Oz Show
Dr. Mehmet Oz often appears on his popular show to promote new health products and devices.
April 20, 2015
Dr. Oz launches his counterattack against the doctors questioning his credibility
"Did you know they work for companies and groups linked to the pro-GMO groups?" he told Vox.
April 16, 2015
A group of doctors just asked Columbia to reconsider Dr. Oz's faculty appointment
Here's the letter they sent to the dean of the school of medicine and the university's reply.
April 16, 2015
The making of Dr. Oz: How an award-winning doctor turned away from science to embrace fame
What "America's Doctor" and his millions of fans say about the state of American health care.
April 13, 2015
How should journalists cover quacks like Dr. Oz or the Food Babe?
The media has always had a hard time dealing with popular peddlers of pseudoscience.
January 27, 2015
Read this before you ever believe another guest on the Dr. Oz Show
A new FTC case reveals the incredible marketing scheme behind the Dr. Oz Show.
January 26, 2015
Government confirms one of Dr. Oz's favored diet pills is a total hoax
The FTC just settled a $9-million case with one of the marketers behind green coffee bean weight loss pills.
January 2, 2015
Dr. Oz's medical reality show broadcast a patient's death without permission
A new ProPublica investigation reveals the hazards of medical reality TV.
December 17, 2014
Scientists tallied up all the advice on Dr. Oz's show. Half of it was baseless or wrong.
We now have science to quantify the quackery on TV.
November 12, 2014
Here's what happened when Dr. Oz asked Twitter for health questions
Highlights from the #Ozsinbox hashtag.
October 20, 2014
The research paper behind a favorite Dr. Oz product was just retracted
TV's top doctor fails at science again.
October 2, 2014
This medical student wants to bring down Dr. Oz
Doctors in America have been lobbying for an end to medical quackery on TV
August 25, 2014
Dr. Oz's 3 biggest weight loss lies, debunked
Julia Belluz explains what you can and can't trust from America's favorite TV doctor in a less than three minutes.
August 10, 2014
Why "metabolism boosters" are bullshit
Stop wasting your money on Dr. Oz-endorsed metabolism boosters.
June 24, 2014
Dr. Oz can say anything and keep a medical license
Dr. Oz promotes bunk science. Why does he still get to be a doctor?