Groups Who Hate Us

Dr. Mehmet Oz, that oracle of televised medical wisdom, is at it once again. This time his misguided excursion beyond the scientific realm produced his suggestion that fluoridated water is harmful. In response, the American Council on Science and Health once again plainly states that there needs to a warning label on his show.
This item, which includes Dr. Elizabeth Whelan's defense of ACSH, appears in its entirety on John Tierney's TierneyLab science blog at During the trans-fat debate here, readers criticized me for quoting the American Council on Science and Health, arguing that it wasn t a credible source and that I should have pointed out it receives donations from corporations. Some accused it of not doing peer-reviewed research and getting most of its money from corporations, and said they'd trust the Harvard School of Public Health over ACSH any day.