Dr. Oz: 5 "Vices" That Can Be Good for You
These surprising health updates turn so-called vices into virtues.
Doctor Oz
In my 27 years as a doctor, one thing has remained constant: Most people won't let me out of their sight until I give them unequivocal answers to questions about their health habits—do eat this, don't do that. Of course, there are some indisputable rules (smoking is bad, sunscreen is good), but many of the health choices we make every day fall into a gray area where the advice can change, sometimes for the better, as research evolves.

Here, five recent findings put a positive spin on habits that aren't so bad after all.