Thursday, April 29, 2010

Getting Your Medical Info Off of the Web?

Be careful. Here's a guy handing out medical advice who thinks that connective tissue is "the goo between cells." He'd only need the level of medical knowledge you'd get from Encyclopedia Britannica to know that connective tissue includes "bone, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, and adipose (fat) tissue." Although he quotes a bunch of medical studies in his article, there is simply no way that someone who believes connective tissue is "goo between cells" can actually comprehend an article from a medical journal -- it's kind of like someone who tells you atoms are "really small bugs" quoting physics journals.

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