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The “great” and “doctorful” Oz admits he doesn’t have miracle solutions

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No kidding! This truly is great. I wish I’d seen it. But Consumerist has an excellent summary that sounds like when Dr. Oz went to Congress he got more trouble than he bargained for. McCaskill deserves applause. Dr. Oz Grilled By Senator Over “Miracle” Weight-Loss Claims – Consumerist. Since he started appearing on pal Oprah…

Dr. Oz portrayed as a shill for useless treatments

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Oh I do like this piece, with quotes from Edzard Ernst and Steve Novella. Can you trust Dr. Oz? His medical advice often conflicts with the best science. – Slate Magazine. No. You can’t trust him. Edzard Ernst, has dedicated his career to analyzing research on alternative and complementary medicine; he found that the supplement…

Dr. Oz criticized for false balance given to reparative therapy

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Sometimes there are NOT two valid sides to the story, Dr. Oz. Gay rights groups rip ‘Dr. Oz Show’ over episode on reparative therapy — MSNBC. Three gay rights groups are railing against the Dr. Oz Show for a recent episode on reparative therapy, a controversial method that claims to turn gay people straight. The…

Academics call out Dr. Oz as misleading

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Long list of academics berate Dr. Oz and urge him to disavow misleading claims. Dr. Oz Presents Highly Innacurate Information. An October 2012 airing of the Dr. Oz television program includes the use of graphic images alleging associations between specific health risks and foods from crops produced using agricultural biotechnology. We the undersigned academics, scientists,…

Dr. Oz – Good at selling magazines, making husbands jealous. Medical advice? Not so much.

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Here is a story that makes us gag. Dr. Oz sells magazines because he is believeable. Today’s Key to Selling Magazines: A TV Doctor. When Prevention put him on its October 2011 cover, newsstand sales jumped by 45 percent from the year before. Shape editors reported a more than 10 percent jump in sales when…

Was Dr. Oz’s Apple Juice Arsenic ‘Crisis’ Just a Ratings Ploy?

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Was Dr. Oz’s Apple Juice Arsenic ‘Crisis’ Just a Ratings Ploy? – DailyFinance. Last week, Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of a popular television show, took on apple juice, declaring that the classic American drink may be slowly poisoning the country’s children with arsenic. As the FDA and the juice companies have refuted his claims, it is beginning…