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GOP Has 'Oh S---' Moment Over Pa. Senate Candidate

Kathy Barnette, surging in polls, makes some Republicans nervous with controversial history

(Newser) - The race between Pennsylvania Republicans for Pat Toomey's seat in the US Senate had seemed to narrow down to two men: TV doctor Mehmet Oz and Army vet David McCormick. But as these two candidates have been going after each other with vitriolic TV ads, another candidate has had...

Trump's Dr. Oz Endorsement Is Proving Controversial
Trump's Dr. Oz Endorsement
Is Proving Controversial
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Trump's Dr. Oz Endorsement Is Proving Controversial

Criticism is rampant among the former president's supporters

(Newser) - Over the weekend, former President Trump endorsed Mehmet Oz —better known to Americans as Dr. Oz—in the GOP Senate primary in Pennsylvania. But this endorsement is shaping up to be a relatively controversial one among Trump supporters, many of whom favored a rival candidate named David McCormick. A...

Financial Disclosure Report Shows Dr. Oz Is Loaded

He's worth at least $100M, but very possibly much more, per filing

(Newser) - If you're wondering just how profitable TV has been for Dr. Oz, the answer is: very. In a Wednesday night government filing , Dr. Mehmet Oz attested to having assets of at least $100 million. The filing was made as part of his Senate bid, and the New York Times ...

White House Orders Dr. Oz to Quit Presidential Panel

Herschel Walker has also been asked to step down from advisory committee

(Newser) - The White House is trying to remove two Republican Senate candidates from a presidential advisory panel, but at least one of them has no intention of going quietly. Dr. Mehmet Oz and former NFL star Herschel Walker were told in emails Wednesday that they would be "terminated" if they...

Oz Challenges 'Petty Tyrant' Fauci to Debate
Dr. Oz Targets Dr. Fauci

Dr. Oz Targets Dr. Fauci

He challenges 'petty tyrant' to debate

(Newser) - Dr. Mehmet Oz wants to debate Dr. Anthony Fauci. Oz, who is running for a Senate seat in Pennsylvania, challenged the top White House medical adviser to a debate in a campaign ad released in a tweet Thursday, the Hill reports. "It's past time Fauci faces the fact...

Dr. Oz Show Is Being Replaced by Cooking Show

Host is running for Senate seat

(Newser) - US Senate candidate Mehmet Oz will end his Dr. Oz syndicated talk show next month, and producers will replace it with a cooking show featuring his daughter. The Dr. Oz show, in its 13th season, will air its last episode on Jan. 14, Sony Pictures Television said on Monday. The...

After Announcement, Fate of Dr. Oz Show Unclear

Now that Dr. Oz is running for Senate

(Newser) - It's official: Dr. Oz is running for Senate. Mehmet Oz announced Tuesday he's entering Pennsylvania's 2022 Senate race as a Republican, following rumors he'd do just that , and now it's not clear what will become of his daytime television show. The team behind The Dr....

Dr. Oz Reportedly Wants to Be a Senator

Sources say the celebrity physician will run in Pennsylvania

(Newser) - Senator Dr. Oz? Perhaps, if the sources who spoke to the Philadelphia Inquirer are correct about celebrity physician and lifestyle personality Mehmet Oz. The 61-year-old is expected to enter Pennsylvania's US Senate race, which the newspaper calls one of the country's most critical races next year. It's...

Dr. Oz Kicks Off Jeopardy! Guest-Host Gig, to Uproar

Former contestants, fans argue he peddles pseudo-science

(Newser) - The parade of Jeopardy! guest hosts continues, with Katie Couric having just wrapped up a two-week stint and NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers on deck for early April. But the host who will show up behind the podium tonight is causing some consternation: Dr. Mehmet Oz. As Decider explains, some fans...

Hydroxychloroquine Falls Out of Favor
Trump Called It a Potential
'Game Changer.' No Longer
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Trump Called It a Potential 'Game Changer.' No Longer

A coronavirus panel recommended against hydroxychloroquine's use on Tuesday

(Newser) - The bloom appears to be off the rose when it comes to the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. President Trump has repeatedly touted it as a possible treatment for the novel coronavirus, but a yet-to-be-peer-reviewed study released Tuesday found there were more deaths among COVID-19 patients at US veteran hospitals who were...

Dr. Oz Steps In It With Coronavirus Comments

He apologizes, but part of the problem was an out-of-context version of his quote

(Newser) - Dr. Oz apologized a day after making a controversial coronavirus suggestion on Sean Hannity's Fox News show. Discussing the possibility of reopening certain parts of society during Wednesday's show, Oz cited a study that he said showed "the opening of schools may only cost us 2% to...

Dr. Oz Reveals the 'Gut Punch' That's Made Him Feel Guilty

His mom has Alzheimer's, and he missed the signs early on

(Newser) - Dr. Mehmet Oz will be sharing some personal news on The Dr. Oz Show on Monday, and it's news that has brought him a great deal of guilt. People reports Oz has received what he calls a "gut punch": the revelation that his 81-year-old mother, Suna, has Alzheimer'...

Why Charlie Sheen Went Off His HIV Meds

He thought he'd try an alternative treatment

(Newser) - On The Dr. Oz Show Tuesday, Charlie Sheen revealed that he was off his HIV medications and was instead trying alternative treatment. But that show was taped Dec. 8, and Sheen "is back on his meds," his manager tells People . "He tried a cure from a doctor...

Injured Motorists Helped by Dr. Oz

He stopped while driving on the NJ Turnpike motorists

(Newser) - A lot of doctors aren't happy about Dr. Mehmet Oz's dubious recommendations on TV , but he was a credit to his profession at the scene of a car crash on Saturday night. Westampton Emergency Services Chief Jason Carty says the celebrity doctor was driving north on the New...

1K+ Doctors to Dr. Oz: Just Quit

Medical profession doesn't appear to be a big fan

(Newser) - After 10 doctors called for Columbia University to fire that "quack" Dr. Mehmet Oz , and Oz fired back and then doubled down , the medical community decided to poll itself. Some 1,300 doctors responded to a poll put out by social network SERMO, and these are the results, per...

Dr. Oz: I 'Will Not Be Silenced'
Dr. Oz: I 'Will Not
Be Silenced'

Dr. Oz: I 'Will Not Be Silenced'

(Newser) - As promised , Dr. Oz is firing back at critics via his own show. In a teaser obtained by CNN , Oz declares that he "will not be silenced" by the 10 doctors who accused him of quackery in a letter to Columbia. "I know I've irritated some...

Dr. Oz to 'Aggressively' Go After Critics

In his sights Thursday: doctors with links to genetically modified food industry

(Newser) - Last week a group of doctors penned a complaint to Columbia University about Dr. Mehmet Oz, griping he shouldn't be vice chair of the college's surgery department due to his questionable medical advice and "outrageous conflicts of interest." Now Oz is planning to "aggressively" take...

Dr. Oz to Critics: I Am Not a Quack

It's all about 'multiple points of view,' he explains

(Newser) - A group of his fellow physicians thinks that TV's Dr. Oz is a money-hungry quack who has no business being on the medical faculty of Columbia. Dr. Oz himself, aka cardiothoracic surgeon Mehmet Oz, begs to differ. "I bring the public information that will help them on their...

Doctors to University: Fire That 'Quack' Dr. Oz

His presence on faculty is 'unacceptable,' they tell Columbia

(Newser) - Celebrity TV doctor and magic bean salesman Dr. Mehmet Oz also has a prestigious post at Columbia University, which some esteemed colleagues in the medical world find absurd. In a letter to the dean of the Columbia University medical school, where Oz is vice chairman of the surgery department, 10...

Dr. Oz's 'Magic' Diet Bean Loses Lone Study Backing It

Authors retract claims he cited after FTC alleged results 'hopelessly flawed'

(Newser) - In 2012, celebrity TV doctor Mehmet Oz endorsed green coffee bean extract as a "magic weight-loss cure" even though only one scientific study backed these claims—and it was funded by the extract manufacturer. This week Oz is backed further into a corner as the study's two writers...

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