In this week’s issue, Michael Specter profiles Dr. Mehmet Oz, and looks at some of the controversial ideas that he entertains on his show: “Much of the advice Oz offers is sensible, and is rooted solidly in scientific literature,” Specter writes. “That is why the rest of what he does is so hard to understand…
"…Oz has been criticized by scientists for relying on flimsy or incomplete data, distorting the results, and wielding his vast influence in ways that threaten the health of anyone who watches his show.”
Click-through to read “The Operator”: http://nyr.kr/W5c2Y0
Photograph by Ethan Levitas.