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Should patients listen to celebrities or their doctor?
 

Should patients listen to celebrities or their doctor?

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Celebrities set the latest trends in everything, from fashion to movies. While many follow an actor’s advice on image, should patients follow their advice on health, when they have no medical training to back it up?
 
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5 Nov 2016 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz yhank you for sharing this article to be discussed, our health is a priority and precious so people should keep it well and never let anything affect it as they can.
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Ahh. I think the best way to solve this problem will be doctors becoming celebrities and endorsing the products. I agree with Jemelyn Mae Sodusta that it is the duty of the consumers to be ...
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LIFE PEGS---you hear that a lot about people making celebrity idols, the basis of perfection and what's right about life. I don't think celebrities endorsing treatments, medicines, etc is completely bad. The reality is that a lot of people lo...
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Unfortunately a lot of people put more value on popularity than on credibility. Media professionals - including celebrities have a powerful voice in any issues - - including medical issues apparently. Its not that celebrities shouldn't be allowed...
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In terms of health related concerns, i would like to agree that patients should listen to their doctors. Celebrities are not in medical field to let them sway us in terms with our health problems. They are just advertising even with out knowing the a...
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Yes of course "celebrities do not always know better" as they are not medical professionals. It is very true about the "halo effect” and how people tend to trust this beautiful embodiment of wisdom in the name of a celebrity. If it is ...
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When we switch the television on, we will see a lot of advertisements on the products which lead to unhealthy life habits. Most of them are driven by the celebrities who are being followed by the public. So the general public is very keen to follow w...
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I guess the most positive and effective influence that celebrities may give to the public health is when they participate in the international known health plans. The second case is when they share their health status and their struggle with their ow...
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