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Who should our Moderators Pro Tempore be? [duplicate]

This community needs to start contributing some names they would like to act as provisional Moderators. Please read this: Moderators Pro Tempore. Here are some basic guidelines: Each nomination ...
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Who are you and why are you here?

This is inspired by this meta Worldbuilding post, which was inspired by this meta Data Science post. Health SE is an interesting site filled with lots of interesting people. I think that it would be ...
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Community Promotion Ads

Here on Health.SE, we have suffered a drought of visitors. We are averaging less than 100 visitors a day. We should be around 500 at a minimum. We are doing okay question-wise, but we need more ...
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Should we initiate assisted dying?

Health.SE is dying. Continuing the medical analogies, we are suffering from multiple organ failure: bad questions bad answers not enough activity by experienced users not enough experienced users We ...
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State of the site - moderators

Over a week ago, the Health.SE site lost two moderators, Susan and anongoodnurse, in quick succession (the same or subsequent days). As far as I can see this was never announced anywhere on Meta and ...
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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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Revisiting Research, A reason to close

So this is a subject that's come up before, twice, but I'm not so sure we got to anywhere actionable. As mentioned in a comment, the fact that this community is struggling with professional ...
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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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How to encourage the mods to discussing the site name?

I think the reason the site attracts personal questions is because of its name As humble as possible, I think I have seen a big problem in a site, and make a proposal to fix it. Not so much users ...
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Do you really want a comment with your down vote?

How often have you seen a variation of this comment? Will the down voter please say what is wrong with my [question/answer]? I notice them fairly often, maybe because it’s a subject I have strong ...
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Does this site want to succeed?

So I posted a question Push-ups at the office, more often or more at once? it was almost immediately closed as off topic (apparently doing things to stay healthy are not in scope). So I went looking ...
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Advancing Health SE

We are just over 50 days into our site's beta period, and over that period of time, we have advanced a lot. We've held a lot of discussions about our scope, shared a lot of great information, and have ...
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Why didn't these +1 comments get deleted?

I flagged these two +1 comments for deletion: +1 - This answer could not be any better. Great information and references Couldn't agree more. This is one of the best answers I've seen! Should ...
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Deleting comment answers redux

In this post anongoodnurse apparently deleted a comment s/he felt was an answer. The problem is, with the comment deleted no one can see what it was. Since I did post a comment on that thread and that ...
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What to do it I found out that the same question I asked on SE has been asked on another Q&A website?

I asked a question on this SE. I later found out that the same question has been asked on another Q&A website. Where shall I add a link to it? In my SE question? As a comment? I don't want to copy ...