Linked Questions

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Is Health.SE sick?

I see lots of active people complaining for unjustified and uncommented downvotes, questions that are easily closed, answers that are removed by mods (while the normal behaviour should be that users ...
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2answers
163 views

How can we prevent users from cherry-picking references?

A far larger number of answers than I expected use articles in scientific journals as references. And it turns out that there are several answers with a lot of references already that I consider very ...
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2answers
267 views

What's wrong with this answer about a cold?

I've posted the answer on the following question: Effect of the common cold on the immune system which was removed initially for lack of image references. Now I've been suggested that this answer ...
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1answer
408 views

Moderators Pro Tempore, on a sturdy tray covered by plastic bowls

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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2answers
133 views

Glaucoma answer removed because of a shotgun approach?

I've answered the following question: Can electronic device help with glaucoma? Initially it was removed as it had too many cites included. I've improved answer as requested, but now moderators ...
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3answers
110 views

Are Meta downvotes discouraging users from improving their questions?

TL;DR Surely downvoting valid discussions is discouraging users from asking good questions? A couple of weeks ago, someone posted an answer on the main site. Because of the scope changes, it was ...
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0answers
470 views

The road to public beta: time to clean up Q&A on Health Stack Exchange

Well, this site's off to a roaring start! Kudos to everyone who has participated thus far; lotta great information here, and some promising signs of life from folks who are interested in helping each ...
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1answer
109 views

Should mod remove answers which doesn't address all sub-questions?

I've answered the following question: Effect of the common cold on the immune system Sub-questions are: I've heard that once a person catches a cold, his whole immune system becomes weak and is ...
3
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1answer
128 views

Confusing CPR question

There is this question: How are ratios for one person CPR arrived at? where it's divided to three different questions: Title question: How are ratios for one person CPR arrived at? How are the ...
3
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1answer
89 views

What is the current reason of answer removal: 'symptoms and how migraine is categorised'?

I've answered the following question: What are the symptoms of Migraine and how to categorise into severe or mild etc Initially it was removed by lack of interpretation of migraine stages (I guess) ...
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1answer
132 views

What's wrong with my answer to cold in summers with nose bleeding issues?

Question: How to handle cold in summers with nose bleeding issues? Answer: Nosebleed (epistaxis) usually indicates body weakness and it can be caused by an infection, cold weather or the drying ...