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The great and Doctorful Oz changing his show tune

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After he was grilled in congress and faced critical professional backlash, Dr. Oz met with physicians groups across the country to see what he could to fix his TV doctor reputation. Apparently, what he learned will result in changes to his show, about to enter its 7th season. What he didn’t realize was how he’d…

The Daily Dose with Oz has expired

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GOOD NEWS!! Oprah just dumped Dr. Oz’s radio show The Dr. Oz media empire just took a blow from the woman who helped make him famous: Oprah Winfrey. According to New York Daily News, “‘The Daily Dose With Dr. Oz,’ a ‘radio minute’ produced by Oprah’s Harpo Productions, will end May 29.” Even more interesting: Oz’s…

Columbia U sticks by academic freedom for Dr. Oz

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Some doctors that were not from Columbia U asked the University why they put up with Dr. Oz. They were professionally told to buzz off. A group of doctors just asked Columbia to reconsider Dr. Oz’s faculty appointment. A group of doctors has had enough of Dr. Oz. On Wednesday, 10 physicians, surgeons, and professors…

Green beans as seen on TV were just a scheme

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Oopsie, someone over stated their claims! Another link in the green coffee bean weight loss debacle got smacked by the FTC. Thanks Dr. Oz for doing such a bang up job checking the (flawed) study that this company representative marketed on your show leading people to snap up this product as a weight loss “miracle”. You’re…

Paging national medical orgs: Dr. Oz needs a response

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This is a pretty good target for some skeptical activism. However, it’s going to take a large-scale effort to do something about Dr. Oz, the nation’s doctor, sad as that is. But, I think the clouds are forming over his head ever since his disgraceful display before a congressional hearing. Meet the medical student who…

Mercola hyping vitamins on Dr. Oz’s show

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Recall the news not so long ago that excessive doses of vitamins are NOT good for you, may be BAD for you and overall vitamins are worthless if you have a decent diet? Well what if your business is to sell vitamins? You market yourself. Where do you market? On a TV show by a…

Thanks, Dr. Oz, for the terrible advice!

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What happens when you listen to Dr. Oz’s advice? Man sues Dr. Oz after show’s tip to fall asleep results in burned feet – NY Daily News. An insomnia cure promoted by TV’s Dr. Oz left a New Jersey man with grotesque burns on his feet, a new lawsuit charges. Frank Dietl, 76, claims Dr.…

The ego of Oz apparent in this New Yorker piece

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This piece is currently the most popular on the New Yorker site. Michael Specter: Is Dr. Oz Doing More Harm Than Good? : The New Yorker. “How are consumers to know what is real and what is magic? Because Mehmet offers both as if they were one.” I asked if he would place his confidence…

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 trying to be “very clear” about vaccines. Fails.

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Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen pen some health advice for a piece in the Herald Tribune advocating vaccines. Or so it seems. Health + Fitness » Dr. Oz: Don’t fear childhood vaccinations » HTHealth. Unfortunately, there’s widespread anxiety about vaccinations. Rumors spread across the Internet that vaccines cause diseases, that natural immunity is…

Princetonian objects to Dr. Oz’s appearance

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A local paper has piece critical of Dr. Oz’s appearance at a Princeton event for Mental Health Awareness Week: Oz is no wizard – The Daily Princetonian He’s a very popular, influential figure. Unfortunately, he’s also a charlatan, and CPS should be distancing itself from him — not lending its name to his appearance. Oz…

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…