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Doctor Oz sued over sleep advice involving hot, rice-filled socks

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Doctor Oz is being sued over his advice on what to do if you have trouble falling asleep.

A New Jersey man claims he got third-degree burns after he filled a pair of socks with uncooked rice, warmed them up in the microwave, and put them on his feet.

Doctor Oz suggested the sleep tip on an episode last year but warned not to get the socks too hot.

"The Doctor Oz Show" said it couldn't comment until it could review the lawsuit.

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