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Primary Day Brings More Tests for Trump

Including the Senate race featuring Dr. Oz

(Newser) - Tuesday is another primary day in America, and once again much attention is on races involving Donald Trump. Voters in Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Idaho, and Oregon go to the polls, and the AP sees the day as the biggest test so far in the new election cycle of the...

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

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...

Trump Endorses Big Name in a Big Race

Former president backs Dr. Oz for Senate seat in Pennsylvania

(Newser) - Donald Trump has issued his endorsement in a close Senate race, and the name is a familiar one. The former president said he's backing Mehmet Oz—aka the TV celebrity known as Dr. Oz—in Pennsylvania's Republican Senate primary.
  • Endorsement: "Dr. Oz is Pro-Life, very strong on
...

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 Campaign Starts Quietly (Aside From a Few F-Bombs)

TV star doesn't even have yard signs yet in Pennsylvania, Olivia Nuzzi writes

(Newser) - Dr. Mehmet Oz is running for the Republican nomination for the US Senate in Pennsylvania, but it's not clear how you'd know it. Olivia Nuzzi writes in New York that five days into the race she found the TV star's campaign headquarters deserted. He doesn't want...

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'...

Mary Jo Buttafuoco on Amy Fisher: 'She's Kind of a Waste'

Buttafuoco also shares with Dr. Oz how life has been since she had facial surgery

(Newser) - It's been a quarter of a century since Amy Fisher (aka "the Long Island Lolita") showed up on the doorstep of Mary Jo Buttafuoco, and shot the wife of her lover Joey Buttafuoco in the face. This week, the 62-year-old Buttafuoco, who survived the 1992 attack, spoke...

Trump Tells Dr. Oz He Wants to Lose 15 Pounds

But overall health details are scant in taping

(Newser) - Donald Trump considers campaigning his exercise, wants to drop 15 or so pounds, and enjoys fast food, according to the candidate's appearance on Dr. Oz. CNN reports Trump taped an episode of the popular daytime show Wednesday that will air on Thursday. While Trump surprised Dr. Mehmet Oz—who...

Trump Retreats From Dr. Oz Health Reveal

Physical results to be released later this week

(Newser) - As rival Hillary Clinton takes flak for being too secretive about her health records, Donald Trump has backed off a plan to reveal the results of his physical on national TV. Instead, daughter Ivanka Trump called her father's health "unbelievable," notes Politico , saying that "I was...

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...

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...

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...

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