Dr. Oz Visits Staten Island in the Wake of Superstorm Sandy

The devastation in Staten Island due to Superstorm Sandy is heartbreaking. See the damage and the true heroes I encountered this week. The Staten Island Advance has more information on my visit and the toll this hurricane is taking on the brave residents. Read more about them and learn how you can help.


While sharing his story with Dr. Oz, Joe Hernnkind revealed that he stopped taking his blood pressure medication after Sandy hit. Concerned, Dr. Oz took Hernnkind’s blood pressure – which was dangerously high at 184 over 109. Shocked by the number Dr. Oz immediately took Hernnkind to a nearby pharmacy to refill his prescription.

3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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