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Experts want Dr. Oz fired from teaching post

Experts want Dr. Oz fired from teaching post

A group of physicians has a prescription for Dr. Oz: Get out of the classroom, stat. Ten doctors last week sent a letter to the dean of the medical school at Columbia University, where Harvard-educated surgeon Mehmet Oz — better-known as "Dr. Oz," the name of his syndicated health show — serves on the faculty. These colleagues say Dr. Oz — whose path to TV stardom was blazed through frequent guest spots on Oprah Winfrey's show — has no business teaching medicine. "[H]e has manifested an egregious lack of integrity by promoting quack treatments and cures in the interest of personal financial gain," the letter states. The doctors...

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