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  • Chris { Sorry I think faster than I type: ” You have to understand that those who are not you would not have the same response.” And… } – Oct 24, 1:14 AM
  • Chris { That is how you perceive the responses. You have to understand that those who are not would not have the same response. I hope you… } – Oct 24, 1:10 AM
  • Sam Homola { The now defunct movement of the National Association of Chiropractic Medicine to reform the chiropractic profession has nothing to do with my current views regarding… } – Oct 23, 11:39 PM
  • Godzilla { A Pavlov, >So the issue at hand is your ad hominem attack on Sam I didn’t ad hominem attack Sam. I attacked his point of… } – Oct 23, 10:35 PM
  • Windriven { So bottom line, you aren’t going to focus on Sam’s published work at SBM. You’re just going to hang with the ‘you aren’t a DPT… } – Oct 23, 10:30 PM
  • Godzilla { Sam, were the DPTs orthopedic specialists or just generalists? Generalists don’t know enough to really comment about spinal rehabilitation. Do you now understand why the… } – Oct 23, 10:20 PM
  • Guest { I complained about perceived insensitivity and was snidely told to get over myself. Sorry for not being gracious about it. } – Oct 23, 10:05 PM
  • Greg { Hi, I like your website, and I liked this article. I too agree that medicine in this country ought to remain evidence-based as much as… } – Oct 23, 9:04 PM
  • David Drummond { well put man } – Oct 23, 8:56 PM
  • Jason { Oh lord Jesus there’s a fire! Here’s another piece on Science Daily about dangerous supplements! http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141021162025.htm } – Oct 23, 8:27 PM
  • Jason { Herbal supplements contain toxic levels of mold too! I guess green coffee is not herbal, but think of all the herbal weight loss supps! Clearly… } – Oct 23, 8:25 PM
  • Windriven { And the saddest part is that I think he actually believes it. How effed up do you have to be to drink your own kool-aid? } – Oct 23, 8:20 PM
  • Windriven { “because my feelings aren’t rational, they must be meaningless. ” Only to everyone but you. } – Oct 23, 8:18 PM
  • Windriven { Sam, you don’t need to prove anything to that dick. } – Oct 23, 8:15 PM
  • David Drummond { “Medicine has passed you by and changed a lot. You’re outdated. The book was GREAT.” Macbeth. “It is a tale told by an idiot, full… } – Oct 23, 7:57 PM
  • David Drummond { he reminds me of one of those old timey “patent medicine” hucksters. wide brim hat and a bow tie with a cane he spins around… } – Oct 23, 7:53 PM
  • David Drummond { “I always get a real kick out of people telling me how I should feel.” Straw man much? honestly man get over yourself. if i… } – Oct 23, 7:51 PM
  • Sam Homola { Here is a link to an article of mine published in a physical therapy journal, edited by a Doctor of Physical therapy. I am frequently… } – Oct 23, 7:32 PM
  • brewandferment { There are also some other ways to toggle to different languages–either using function keys, or by selecting it in one of the options. Handy for… } – Oct 23, 7:09 PM
  • Andrey Pavlov { That said should I withhold all criticism out of respect? I don’t think that serves progress. No Godzilla. But you should then criticize his ideas…. } – Oct 23, 6:51 PM
  • naturowhat { Recently from Natchat: Hello, all, I just got off the phone with the AANP about our little mishap. They said, essentially–don’t worry, let it go,… } – Oct 23, 6:40 PM
  • Sam Homola { My articles on the subject of chiropractic deal with the definition and the methods of chiropractic, not biomechanics or rehabilitation. DPTs read and often comment… } – Oct 23, 6:03 PM
  • Windriven { Godzilla, His articles here are edited by (mostly) MDs. His blogs are not journal submissions on the fine points of physical therapy. They are, generally… } – Oct 23, 5:50 PM
  • estockly { So Dr. Ozz has issued a retraction of his own: http://www.doctoroz.com/page/recent-developments-regarding-green-coffee-extract } – Oct 23, 5:46 PM
  • MTDoc { I just had to see how a cardiac surgeon can do a daily show and still practice medicine, because I surely could not. But not… } – Oct 23, 5:41 PM
  • MTDoc { Your keyboards over there must have that L thing instead of the $ symbol. Of course we also have a pound sign, but it looks… } – Oct 23, 5:21 PM
  • Godzilla { Windriven sometimes we fail to see the forest for the trees. I think that Sam is a very brave and intelligent chiropractor who took a… } – Oct 23, 5:17 PM
  • John Miller { I would argue ( I have no proof) that the high costs are a result of our personal disconnect from the actual cost of the… } – Oct 23, 4:46 PM
  • EBMOD { As someone who is a bit of a coffee aficionado and has an entire cabinet of various coffee gadgets and has tried most of the… } – Oct 23, 4:30 PM
  • EBMOD { Ah, I see. Thanks for explaining that, very good to know. } – Oct 23, 4:25 PM
  • Murt { Nonsense. I am one of those who had a “child” who I thought was my Son. Fortunately, at around His age 5 years old, it… } – Oct 23, 4:18 PM
  • brewandferment { re radiologist’s wife: maybe because mothers are the primary deciders when it comes to family medical care. See entry for Oz, Mehmet } – Oct 23, 4:12 PM
  • EBMOD { You misconstrued Dr Hall’s post and unfairly assumed motivations that aren’t there. When you are being offended over an irrational concern, that means you are… } – Oct 23, 3:32 PM
  • KayMarie { On the what is in them if it isn’t the thing on the label news… A scary paper I just saw in JAMA http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1917421 (not… } – Oct 23, 3:30 PM
  • jay { My 88 year old mother (on Medicare and California elder care)) went to the doctor with two issues on her mind. She was told that… } – Oct 23, 3:25 PM
  • mouse { That’s funny, because I was going to argue that due to depressive realism, the author of the book may have a more accurate perception of… } – Oct 23, 3:09 PM
  • Windriven { “There was a recent release of data from anti-child-trafficking organizations in the US which showed the average age of targeted youth was now as low… } – Oct 23, 2:56 PM
  • Chadwick Jones { He may as well start pushing Contrave, he’ll likely have better results. http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm413896.htm } – Oct 23, 2:52 PM
  • Calli Arcale { “China is one such place – though the focus is on girls in the 15-ish area.” That might actually be an improvement on here. There… } – Oct 23, 2:41 PM
  • Calli Arcale { I agree there’s considerable obsession with virility in their culture, just as there is in ours, but the rhino horn is not part of it…. } – Oct 23, 2:39 PM
  • Guest { This “chip” on my shoulder comes from a lifetime of confronting people who think that because my feelings aren’t rational, they must be meaningless. Thank… } – Oct 23, 2:33 PM
  • Windriven { But if you’d done your homework, you’d know that Sam has been bucking the chiro establishment since the 60s. So his currently being retired has… } – Oct 23, 2:30 PM
  • rork { Robbing them of using a reasonable prior doesn’t seem fair – are we trying to test their ability to discriminate or do we want to… } – Oct 23, 2:05 PM
  • rork { Actually strike that yz. One significant digit will usually suffice, two can be acceptable. An engineer might discount me altogether for using 3, which is… } – Oct 23, 1:28 PM
  • rork { “I think you will agree that 4/5 is a lot more probable by chance than 80/100 or 800/1000 if the binary outcome has a genuine… } – Oct 23, 1:21 PM
  • rork { You could use normal approx, but we have computers these days! So I usually use exact tests and write “p=.00xyz, two-sided binomial test”. If N… } – Oct 23, 1:08 PM
  • Harriet Hall { I said “I suspect his depression has clouded his perceptions.” That doesn’t mean his complaints about medicine aren’t fair game for a rational evaluation of… } – Oct 23, 12:59 PM
  • Derek Freyberg { The medicinal chemistry blog “In the Pipeline” had an article on this yesterday, with a link to “Retraction Watch” (http://retractionwatch.com/2014/10/20/authors-retract-green-coffee-bean-diet-paper-touted-by-dr-oz/) and its report on the… } – Oct 23, 12:58 PM
  • Guest { Dr. Hall, I’ve read many of your articles and found most of them very insightful, but I’m distressed by your lack of understanding of depression’s… } – Oct 23, 12:42 PM
  • Godzilla { I suspected you were retired Sam. I don’t know why everyone here is getting so offended about questioning someone’s professional qualifications. The Pimp/prostitution analogy is… } – Oct 23, 12:39 PM
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