Dr. Oz Airs Debunks Claims Charlie Sheen's Former Quack Made on Real Time

Rich Juzwiak · 02/10/16 03:30PM

Today’s episode of Dr. Oz returned to the subject of Charlie Sheen’s HIV and the experimental treatment he received from a “doctor” who practices in Mexico, Sam Chachoua. Chachoua allegedly injected himself with Sheen’s HIV positive blood and more recently discussed his treatment of arthritic goat milk on Real Time with Bill Maher, on which Chachoua received 10 minutes of airtime with virtually no scrutiny from Maher.

Charlie Sheen's Blood Returned to Detectable Levels of HIV After He Went Off His Meds and Visited a Quack in Mexico

Rich Juzwiak · 01/12/16 04:55PM

On today’s episode of Dr. Oz, Charlie Sheen revealed that he had gone off the live-saving cocktail of antiretroviral drugs he was prescribed to treat his HIV, which predictably caused the level of HIV in his blood to become once again detectable. Sheen said when he came out as HIV positive, he began to receive offers of alternative medicines that he then explored. At one point he said of his antiretroviral therapy as “amazing for the [viral load] number, but I don’t know how amazing it’s been for me, ya know?”

Here's Barbra Streisand Holding Human Hearts

Rich Juzwiak · 12/10/14 11:25AM

"Have you ever held a heart?" Dr. Oz asked Barbra Streisand seemingly out of nowhere, the way a friend might ask another friend, "What sound or noise do you love?" or "What's your favorite scary movie?"

Senate Panel Rips Dr. Oz a New One for Lying to Your Fat Face

Aleksander Chan · 06/17/14 05:53PM

Dr. Mehmet Oz—of the The Dr. Oz Show fame—was hauled in front of a Senate panel today to answer for all the dubious benefits he claims certain weight loss products will provide. Products that he officially endorses with his name on the label. Products that he shills on his nationally-syndicated daytime television show.

Mario Batali Hates Dr. Oz's Daughter

Matt Cherette · 11/04/11 04:50PM

Six weeks ago, ABC replaced All My Children with a new food-focused daytime talk show called The Chew. Hosted by Mario Batali, fellow Iron Chef Michael Symon, Top Chef favorite Carla Hall, What Not to Wear's Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz (daughter of Dr. Mehmet Oz), it's a combination of The View and Rachael Ray—but worse.

Is Your Stomach Strong Enough to Watch Dr. Oz's Colonoscopy?

Brian Moylan · 06/03/11 04:34PM

Today Oprah acolyte Dr. Oz showed his audience the results of his colonoscopy and it was freaking gross. Not only did Oz's doctor find a pre-cancerous polyp, he also found a colon was full of rice and lentils.

Whoopi Goldberg Grosses Out Barbara Walters with Her Farts

Brian Moylan · 05/26/11 11:45AM

This morning Dr. Oz started adjusting to life after Oprah by making an appearance on The View. While discussing the benefits of fiber with the ladies, he noted that one of its side effects is gas. Naturally, this caused Whoopi Goldberg to start farting it up.

Dr. Oz Explains Yeast Infections with Puppets

Maureen O'Connor · 05/25/11 05:04PM

TV health guru Dr. Mehmet Oz explained yeast infections today, and the result was like going to a muppet gynecologist while on PCP. Here's the trippy segment, in which Dr. Oz pretends to be a molecule of bacteria in a lady's vagina and explains how thong panties make vaginas poopy.

Medical Marijuana Discussion Becomes Heated on Dr. Oz

Lisa Gagliardi · 03/29/11 03:45PM

Dr. Oz attempted to have a very calm debate on the pros and cons of medical marijuana but many audience members had other plans. This guy, in particular, was ready guns a-blazing.

The Cynic's Guide to the Oprah Winfrey Network

Adrian Chen · 01/02/11 01:49PM

The Oprah Winfrey Network launched yesterday. New York Times television critic Alessandra Stanley calls it "a place where cynicism takes a holiday and mockery hasn't yet been invented." This will not stand.

Dr. Oz Is a Mean Old Neighbor

Jeff Neumann · 12/04/10 02:20PM

Besides scaring the shit out of people, America's favorite medical fearmonger, Dr. Mehmet Oz, is also apparently a bad neighbor. He planted 46-foot cedar trees to hide his pool from paparazzi, but ruined his neighbor's property value in the process.

Watch Oprah and Dr. Oz Pop a Giant Fake Zit

Matt Cherette · 10/13/10 04:38PM

Today's Oprah Winfrey Show asked, "Are you normal?" and Winfrey had on Dr. Oz to discuss people's gross habits. What did we learn? Winfrey looks at her poop after going. Then, she and Oz popped a giant zit. Video inside.

Dr. Oz Shows Us The Importance of Grapes

Michelle Cacciatore · 08/06/10 03:14PM

You have to appreciate a doctor that doesn't mind getting a little messy for the message of good health. Today on Dr. Oz, we learned not only should we stomp on grapes... but we should rub them on our face.