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  • Andrey Pavlov { The full regalia might be a little much but there is likely to be an episiotomy or tearing, a wide open cervix, and a whole… } – Aug 20, 12:33 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Salt has never been an important cause of chronic hypertension, except for a minority of individuals who may be salt sensitive.The very fact that you… } – Aug 20, 12:31 PM
  • KayMarie { What I find interesting about the “only carbohydrates are bad (with some only those carbs are bad while mine are still good” is much of… } – Aug 20, 12:27 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { The very fact that you make this statement makes me doubt it. } – Aug 20, 12:26 PM
  • n brownlee { “I can buy full-fat yogurt in a variety of brands and flavours, thanks.” Me, too. In butt-ignorant, redneck West Texas. In ALL the supermarkets, and,… } – Aug 20, 12:25 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { With the amount of saturated fat they consume over there, they should be dropping like flies at a much younger age. They still live longer… } – Aug 20, 12:23 PM
  • Sullivanthepoop { I do not at all believe that birth is over medicalized or that men are overly involved. That all sounds like woo to me. I… } – Aug 20, 12:23 PM
  • Windriven { “one attending ob-gyne who would glove, gown and mask for routine deliveries … [a]nother attending at the same teaching hospital would arrive in jeans and… } – Aug 20, 12:19 PM
  • Sullivanthepoop { No, the oral vitamin K fails at preventing late VKB. Most countries that switched to it switched back to the injected vitamin K because the… } – Aug 20, 12:17 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { He’s fun to yell at though. My wife’s not a fan, so I only listen to such idiots when I’m alone in my car. } – Aug 20, 12:16 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { You should also get on the list for the Pharma Lucre cheques. Mine have been coming late (actually, they’ve all been late – I’ve yet… } – Aug 20, 12:16 PM
  • Chris { Adam: “The difference between Mercola and everyone a part of this site….” Is that he makes a very good living at selling his nonsense from… } – Aug 20, 12:15 PM
  • Windriven { ““I hope you have some money or properties to recover part of the damages.” I’ll bet Gorski lost 10-12 seconds of sleep over his threats. } – Aug 20, 12:10 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { It tastes better, it is not bad for health, but is now almost impossible to find.Since taste is inherently subjective, I don’t think you can… } – Aug 20, 12:10 PM
  • MTDoc { I think that is generally true. And perhaps what I have is a combination of signs that represent something else. I am active (hyperactive), not… } – Aug 20, 12:07 PM
  • Calli Arcale { IANAL, but I don’t think discovery comes into play unless the case actually goes to court. This would get dismissed so fast any lawyer dumb… } – Aug 20, 12:05 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { It is a very dangerous myth. The obesity and diabetes epidemic result from refined carbohydrates and physical inactivity, primarily — NOT from dietary fat.Yeah, research… } – Aug 20, 12:03 PM
  • Calli Arcale { Most people, unless they are extremely fortunate, eventually wind up in a crappy job that isn’t what they were expecting when they were interviewed. (For… } – Aug 20, 12:01 PM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Of course, anyone who hates God would hate reiki. I can understand why you are so offended.I’m more concerned about people who try to use… } – Aug 20, 11:59 AM
  • Calli Arcale { The trouble is that the brilliant mind is far better equipped to deceive itself, because it is more skilled at coming up with explanations for… } – Aug 20, 11:57 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { He did not mention trans fat. Trans fat is artificial and dangerous and should not be allowed in food.”Not be allowed” is a bit nanny-state… } – Aug 20, 11:56 AM
  • Calli Arcale { Exactly. The irony is incredibly thick in his e-mails. Dr Gorski doesn’t do enough to improve our current devastating results, so doesn’t get to criticize… } – Aug 20, 11:52 AM
  • Clay Jones { There is not an FDA approved oral Vitamin K supplement in the United States. We can’t give them an oral supplement in the hospital. Parents… } – Aug 20, 11:52 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { You might enjoy Paul Ingraham (Assistant Editor Extraordinaire) and his take on back pain. For what an anecdote is worth, it helped me with an… } – Aug 20, 11:50 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { The evidence seems to suggest that saturated fat is not a primary cause of heart disease, and there is lots of epidemiological evidence to support… } – Aug 20, 11:48 AM
  • Calli Arcale { That was my thought until I read his additional responses. Now I think he’s just an idiot. I don’t think he’s clever enough to propose… } – Aug 20, 11:47 AM
  • Calli Arcale { I dunno. At least male bovine feces has proven value in improving crop yields and thus is useful for something. ;-) } – Aug 20, 11:46 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Can you cite some clinical trials showing that Gunn’s principles, when applied, are effective compared to placebo, watchful waiting or usual care? If it’s a… } – Aug 20, 11:43 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { It’s always fun when someone who actually is an expert in the area spanks stan with his own ignorance. Delightful! } – Aug 20, 11:41 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { No idea is completely baseless, that is not possible?? Except dr Hall’s and the acupuncture does not work idea.The idea that homeopathy works and that… } – Aug 20, 11:39 AM
  • Roadstergal { I would guess, not being in this particular business, that compliance is an issue with multiple doses of oral supplement vs one shot at the… } – Aug 20, 11:38 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { But what does ancient Chinese have to do with Acupuncture today?If you are indifferent to the age and longevity of acupuncture, why do you talk… } – Aug 20, 11:35 AM
  • EBMOD { “““superiority of scientific medicine” would rather see children die (and say “look, I told you!”” Where the hell did that come from?” Ties in well… } – Aug 20, 11:30 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { I have better things to do than read boring scientific papersThat’s for sure :) Whatever your viewpoint is on a topic, you can pull up… } – Aug 20, 11:27 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Once I read this, I stopped reading;Don’t worry, even if you read the rest you probably wouldn’t understand it. I consider this dogma, group think… } – Aug 20, 11:24 AM
  • brewandferment { GoodNightIrene, Hear, hear! Your reasons and thoughts are pretty much the same as mine although in fairness, my hospital delivery sounds nicer than what you’ve… } – Aug 20, 11:21 AM
  • mouse { But what causes Hashimoto’s? Certainly genetics, to some degree, but the environmental triggers are not well understood, like many autoimmune diseases (correct?). I believe this… } – Aug 20, 11:21 AM
  • NewcoasterMD { There certainly has been a trend in recent decades to over medicalize birth. It was one of the (many) things that turned me off obstetrics… } – Aug 20, 11:18 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { …and what’s dangerous about taking astaxanthin? Show me some research.Even if there’s nothing dangerous, it could still be a complete waste of money and could… } – Aug 20, 11:17 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Jebus, that’s the diseases that he treated? Obesity, type II diabetes and sleep apnea? And with weight loss? That’s a 100% science-based intervention there. I… } – Aug 20, 11:14 AM
  • Windriven { Pretty easy to make your own, Simba. http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Homemade-Yogurt-395111 } – Aug 20, 11:06 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { …except for things like “Supplementing with astaxanthin has been found to have protective benefits”. I mean, technically you are correct, there’s no advice there. You… } – Aug 20, 11:05 AM
  • Windriven { “Again, I never recommended treating a disease nutritionally as opposed to seeking medical advice.” Quack Miranda in practice. } – Aug 20, 11:03 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Yes Gorski, we need the expert scientific mainstream authorities to tell us what to think and feel and believe. We cannot trust our stupid little… } – Aug 20, 11:02 AM
  • mouse { So happy to see that you reported this violation, Andrey and great to hear that the complaint is being taken seriously. } – Aug 20, 11:01 AM
  • Young CC Prof { Saving one-kilo babies is practically routine these days, at least in the USA’s astonishingly good NICUs. In the CDC’s 2010 records, 95% of babies born… } – Aug 20, 11:01 AM
  • EBMOD { I see that MadisonMD beat me to the punch, but that is simply a wrong assumption on your part. One can absolutely assess relative and… } – Aug 20, 11:01 AM
  • Windriven { “I am still angry with the state for making us have to accept them keeping some of the blood for future testings in order to… } – Aug 20, 10:59 AM
  • Windriven { “My midwife was a nun, not a flake” The two are not mutually exclusive. As the product of Catholic primary education I can personally attest… } – Aug 20, 10:57 AM
  • WilliamLawrenceUtridge { Supplementing with astaxanthin has been found to have protective benefits Oh, yes, that’s totally different from recommending astaxanthin. Yes, good job there champ, way to… } – Aug 20, 10:55 AM
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