Run, don’t walk, away from these Doctors [Respectful Insolence]
I’m happy to say, I’ve never watched an episode of The Doctors, at least if the episode segment I’ve just been sent is any indication of the quality of the science and medicine discussed on the TV show. The episode, which aired on December 11, featured a segment on autism featuring an old “friend” of the blog. The fact that he was featured on a television show ostensibly designed to discuss medicine and make it accessible to a general audience tells me that not only the producers but the physicians who do the show are utterly without a clue. No, it wasn’t J.B. Handley or Jenny McCarthy, but it was almost as bad. Take a look:
Here’s segment one:
Here’s segment two:
The stupid, it burns supernova.