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A 36-year-old member asked:

How come all those tv 'experts' who are not doctors talk about health? can i believe them?

1 doctor answer7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
Great personalities.: Great personalities and physical attractiveness are usually prerequisites to being a tv "health expert". Some truly are experts in their field and have good clinical experience... But the key thing to remember is that they don't know you. Health is a very individual thing. And every person is different. Find a good, caring, diligent doctor - and they will be your "personal expert" on health.

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