Dr Oz “Will not be Silenced”

Dr Oz “Will not be Silenced”

[s2If is_user_logged_in()] Who is Dr Oz? Dr Oz is a Turkish-American cardiothoracic surgeon, author and TV personality. He is widely supportive of alternative medicine and has been criticized for giving "non-scientific" advice on his radio show. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mehmet_Oz The Latest Controversy He defended his right to free speech on his radio show on Thursday, 23 April after critics sent an email to Columbia University's surgery department (Dr. Oz is vice chairman), calling his faculty position at the university "unacceptable" and claiming that he promoted "quack treatments and cures in the interest of personal financial gain”. Dr Oz quickly responded by pointing out that the ten physicians in question all had strong ties to the pharmaceutical industry. He specifically highlighted Dr Henry I. Miller, for his vocal support of genetically modified foods and connection to the American Council on Science and Health, a pro-industry lobbying group.  "My exploration of alternative medicine has never been intended to take the place of conventional medicine, but rather as additive," he said. "Critics often...
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