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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-16-11 09:07 PM
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19. Do you mean people who post here and make money off suppliments?
Or no, they make a profit so, according to your opinion, they aren't encouraging public health. Do vitamin manufacturers, suppliment makers not in the business to make a profit?
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  -Why Giving or Taking Medical Advice on Discussion Forums is Unwise. MineralMan  Oct-15-11 12:44 PM   #0 
  - There are some basics that are of value  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-15-11 12:53 PM   #1 
  - I certainly support your first one.  MineralMan   Oct-15-11 12:55 PM   #2 
  - I would have to somewhat disagree  Kennah   Oct-15-11 01:19 PM   #3 
  - That's a very different situation than the Health forum on DU.  MineralMan   Oct-15-11 03:27 PM   #5 
  - Recommend!  laconicsax   Oct-15-11 01:43 PM   #4 
  - Better to suggest not taking advise without referencing it with a medical site.  Lionessa   Oct-15-11 03:38 PM   #6 
  - thanks for the medical advice!  unblock   Oct-15-11 03:43 PM   #7 
  - And a MISINFORMED patient is the worst sort of patient.  MineralMan   Oct-15-11 07:08 PM   #8 
  - please re-read my post.  unblock   Oct-15-11 10:53 PM   #10 
     - Migraine headaches like yours are a chronic condition, and you  MineralMan   Oct-16-11 02:47 PM   #15 
  - +1  BuddhaGirl   Oct-15-11 07:26 PM   #9 
  - Medical Advice is something that should not be given by non-medical professionals, I agree.  astral   Oct-16-11 02:29 AM   #11 
  - What I look for in online forums  BadgerKid   Oct-16-11 09:15 AM   #12 
  - Your "healthcare professionals"....  CanSocDem   Oct-16-11 09:47 AM   #13 
  - So if my doctor makes a profit, can pay his bills, this means he's not encouraging public health?  uppityperson   Oct-16-11 09:05 PM   #18 
  - If your coterie of health professionals...  CanSocDem   Oct-17-11 08:51 AM   #20 
     - You mean given the choice between being able to buy food, pay bills, or be homeless in poverty?  uppityperson   Oct-17-11 10:47 AM   #21 
  - Do you mean people who post here and make money off suppliments?  uppityperson   Oct-16-11 09:07 PM   #19 
  - I agree with your main point but I think there are exceptions.  MH1   Oct-16-11 10:09 AM   #14 
  - What I use the Health forum for is the same as talking to people in real life-  hedgehog   Oct-16-11 05:16 PM   #16 
     - And that's how the forum should be used, I think.  MineralMan   Oct-16-11 06:52 PM   #17 

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