Younger, Thinner and Sexier in 30!
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Are you ready for a new you? Whether you’ve got 30 seconds, 30 minutes or 30 days, The Doctors reveals time-saving tools to enhance your appearance and your health!

Dr. Lisa's Africa Challenge

In November 2010, OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson launched her Africa Challenge in search for a female volunteer with a true passion for helping others. The challenge winner would travel to Africa with Dr. Lisa to serve struggling families in a year-long awareness campaign with the UN Foundation and Girl Up! See how Dr. Lisa, challenge winner, Seren, and children’s book author Gina Otto improved the lives of women and children in Malawi last summer.

• Go behind the scenes on Dr. Lisa's Africa Challenge.
• Help support the efforts of the UN Foundation!
Learn how you can save a life today with Child Health Now.
• Seren recounts her experience in Malawi.

Ask Our Doctors: 30-Second Speed Round
The teams answers viewer questions in 30 seconds!

I’m about to turn 30. Am I too young for Botox?

Plastic surgeon Dr. Drew Ordon says that any person with wrinkles is a candidate for Botox, but if there are no wrinkles, your doctor will not know where to inject you.

“The answer is: No wrinkles, no Botox,” he says.

Why does my son sleep like an angel at night, but fight naps during the day?

Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears says if your baby sleeps through the night, he or she only needs two naps during the day. Be sure that the room is dark, and to set predictable naptimes so your baby can get used to the schedule. If a baby is put down too quickly after feeding, gas may cause him or her to wake up. He also suggests taking your baby for a short car ride to lull him or her to sleep.

I’m beyond frustrated: Every health article says to eat clean and exercise. I do, and I’m still gaining weight. I’m nervous that, if I’m struggling with my weight at 28, what will happen when I’m 40?

Health and wellness expert Jillian Michaels explains that if you’re doing everything right as far as eating healthy foods, counting calories and exercising, but still gaining weight, you may want to visit an endocrinologist to check your thyroid. If that’s not the problem, you may be counting calories incorrectly.

How can I make my man listen?

Doctor of psychology Wendy Walsh, Ph.D. says that men can only listen to one sound at once.  "When they watch football [on TV] they can’t hear you," she says.

To obtain your man’s undivided attention, make sure there are no distractions like TV or music.

She also suggests creating a “communication sandwich:” Sandwich an issue you’d like to bring up between two compliments.

For example:
Compliment: You’re so helpful around the house.

Issue: But I’ve noticed you’re coming home from work late and I never get to see you.
Compliment: I enjoy spending time with you.

30 Calorie-Saving Secrets
Do diets leave you feeling deprived? Celebrity chef and author Rocco DiSpirito says “there are ways to drop weight with foods that taste great!” He reveals 30 simple calorie-cutting tips from his latest book, Now Eat This! 100 Quick Calorie Cuts.

Lose pounds without losing your mind.

• Five quick calorie cuts.

The zero-calorie, zero-fat, zero-carb noodle!

No-guilt fried chicken. Get the recipe!



















• Enter for a chance to win an autographed copy of Now Eat This! 100 Quick Calorie Cuts by Rocco DiSpirito.

• Sex or food: Which is more important? Tell us what you think.

Dangerously Delicious
Studies show that French fries can cause damage to your heart within 30 minutes of eating them. By examining an ultrasound, researchers found that just a half hour after consuming the deep-fried side, your blood vessels constrict and stay that way for two hours.


Even if it’s just temporary, impaired artery function can set you up for heart disease. So, think twice before ordering your next side dish.

30-Day Sex Challenge
Feeling sexier isn’t just good for your relationship; it’s good for your health! Sex has been shown to fight chronic pain, reduces headaches and boosts your immune system. Doing the deed twice a week may even cut your chances of a heart attack in half.


In September, The Doctors launched the 30-Day Sex Challenge to help couples have the best sex of their lives. Two brave couples took on the task.

See how newlyweds Louise, 24, and Andrew, 23, spiced it up and how long-time spouses Dee, 38, and Charles, 40, reignited their flame in just 30 days.

• Your hot new sex life could be just 30 days away! Start the challenge today.
Six sex positions to try tonight!
• Dr. Travis explains the science behind sex.

The 30-Minute Facelift
Rejuvenate, restore and refresh your complexion with Acculift, the first laser facial contouring procedure available. Plastic surgeon Dr. David Holcomb demonstrates the procedure on Joyce. Could it work for you?

See Joyce's results!


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