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Oprah Winfrey

Television Dr. Mehmet Oz returning with 'heal thyself' goal

During a self-prescribed listening tour with physicians groups this summer, Mehmet Oz learned just how much it annoyed many doctors when their patients say, "I heard on 'Dr. Oz' ..." It's been a humbling stretch for the heart surgeon who built his own successful talk show after being introduced to the world by Oprah Winfrey. Critics, including some in Congress, scolded the hyperactive health evangelist for promoting questionable diet aids he's since sworn off. In April, a group of 10 doctors urged that he be removed from Columbia University's medical faculty, accusing him of promoting "quack treatments." His show has lost half its viewers over...