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Hot Headlines
The Doctors discuss recent health headlines and how they could affect you.


 A Colorado man whose life was saved during the raging floods in 2013 is planning to sue his rescuers for not responding fast enough. The Doctors weigh in.


Could popping a pill prevent anger? The Doctors discuss a new drug being developed that may help people with “short fuses” keep their tempers in check.


Can personality predict lifespan? A new study says your disposition may be as important as your family history in determining how long you live.

Seeing Black and Blue
The Doctors share solutions to viewers' black and blue health concerns involving their eyes.


Unequal pupil size, medically referred to as anisocoria, can be a naturally occurring phenomenon. But the condition can also be a warning sign of serious health problems. Find out when pupil dilation is normal — and when it's not.


 Eddie has been self-conscious about his dark eyelids since he was 13 years old. Plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon explains what can cause the condition, and offers tips for preventing and reducing the discoloration.


 Jamie is bothered by a bulging varicose vein under her right eye. She visits plastic surgeon and vein specialist Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian, who performs a cutting-edge procedure to get rid of it for good.

More Black and Blue Body Conditions
From bruises to blackheads and black bowel movements, The Doctors tackle more black and blue body conditions.


 Learn the three types of bruises and the best ways to treat them. Plus, find out when bruising could signal a more serious health condition.


 The Doctors explain what can cause dark stool — and when you should be worried about a black bowel movement.


 Dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee helps eradicate one woman’s deeply embedded belly blackheads.

Black and Blue Food Cures
The Doctors reveal four black and blue foods with big health benefits.

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Blue potatoes: These vegetables are a good source of fiber, iron and potassium. Blue potatoes also contain high levels of anthocyanins, a naturally occurring phytochemical that can help lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke and cancer.

Black garlic: Containing twice the amount of antioxidant properties of conventional garlic, this pungent and flavorful food has been shown to improve circulation by preventing the buildup of plaque in arteries.

Black currants: These berries are packed with more nutrients and antioxidants than any other fruit. Research shows they help boost the immune system and decrease inflammation, which can help alleviate the pain of arthritis.

Blueberries: Loaded with antioxidants, this superfood helps fight fat, reduce blood pressure and neutralize free radicals in the body. In addition, blueberries are often called "brain berries," as they are proven to help enhance cognitive function and potentially could prevent age-related memory loss.

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