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If You're Unhappy About Dr. Oz's Magazine Replacement With Good Housekeeping

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Dr. Oz's magazine, The Good Life, will no longer be a monthly magazine. I got a notice in the mail that they switched my subscription to Good Housekeeping instead. I was so disappointed. His was my favorite magazine and one of the few that I actually read cover-to-cover each month.
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I wasn't happy with the substitution of Good Housekeeping, so I searched the internet and found the phone number for Hearst Communications. I called them, and they offered a refund. Or, I could switch my subscription to another one of their magazines. I already get Oprah's magazine, so I decided to extend that subscription for the remaining time left on my Dr. Oz magazine subscription. I thought I'd blog and share the information, in case this would help anyone else.

If you want to contact Hearst Communications, their phone number is:
1-800-888-2665

A webpage with a list of their magazines can be found at:
http://subscribe.hearstmags.
com/circulation/shared/ind
ex.html

They may have others too, I don't know, but at least this list has some options that may appeal to you if you want to switch your subscription.

Also, the notice stated that Dr. Oz will be publishing a quarterly magazine. The person on the phone at Hearst said this will only be available in stores (I asked if I could get the quarterly magazine delivered instead of the monthly magazine, but she said that wasn't an option).

I'll certainly miss the health tips, nutritional information, and recipes in the monthly Dr. Oz magazine. I always felt like I learned something while reading it. I'm glad they would switch my subscription, at least, because I really didn't care for Good Housekeeping. I would say I like about half of Oprah's magazine. I don't really care about the fashion or style sections, but I do enjoy the spiritual and self-improvement articles and contributors.
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  • MILTONS_MAMA
    Thank you for the info! I'm going to check that list out. I might have hoped for something more health-oriented than Good Housekeeping. I might stay with it, though, since I'm working on making a vision board, and it has a lot of nteresting pictures and there is that two-page of Dr. Oz. But I could sneak a read of that at the store!

    1047 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    That's too bad about Dr. Oz's magazine. But glad you were able to work with Hearst Communications
    1047 days ago
  • BJAEGER307
    I used to get Oprah, but kinda of tired of it. I now read it at my local library. I'm glad that Hearst Communications worked with you and at least you got your other subscription extended.

    Dr. Oz's magazine must not had the readership to support the magazine. Sad. He is a very informative doctor and does back up what he says. I liked that about him.

    Take care.
    1047 days ago
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  • RHIO3TRE
    So glad that they worked with you on what magazine you want to receive!
    1047 days ago
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