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Dr. Oz takes on those bogus for-profit stem cell clinics--and cuts them to shreds

Dr. Oz takes on those bogus for-profit stem cell clinics--and cuts them to shreds

“The undercover investigation you’re about to see today is going to make you really angry, because we’re exposing the worst kind of scam — one that takes advantage of those most vulnerable, stealing not just their money, but their hope, their dignity.”

That’s how Dr. Mehmet Oz introduces a series of segments scheduled to run on his daytime television program Tuesday. His quarry: those for-profit clinics offering supposed stem cell treatments for an implausible host of diseases — unproven, unlikely and very expensive cures. 

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