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A physicians' attack on Dr. Oz explodes into a new controversy
A physicians' attack on Dr. Oz explodes into a new controversy

Sometimes a cogent attack on a worthy target ends up making the target stronger. That may be happening with last week's letter signed by 10 physicians urging Columbia University to sever its ties with Dr. Mehmet Oz, who has made a fortune promoting quack nostrums to his huge television audience. Oz's TV producers say he'll be devoting a large portion of a forthcoming "Dr. Oz" show, probably Thursday's, to a counterattack. Of the doctors behind the letter, the producers say, "We plan to show America who these authors are, because discussion of health topics should be free of intimidation." As is often the case with Oz's...

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