Physicians demand removal of ‘Dr. Oz’ from Columbia University faculty for promoting “quack treatments”

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Date: April 17th, 2015

Category: Medicine

ozNEW YORK – Columbia University has not removed TV celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his faculty position as a group of top doctors has demanded, citing his “egregious lack of integrity” for promoting what they call “quack treatments.”

“Dr. Oz has repeatedly shown disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine,” said a letter the 10 physicians sent to a Columbia dean earlier this week.

They say he’s pushing “miracle” weight-loss supplements with no scientific proof that they work.

Oz first came to public attention as a frequent television guest of Oprah Winfrey. For the past five years, he’s been the host of “The Dr. Oz Show.”  More

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