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OMG… A site about Health?

True Story — For thousands of years, the world's professional societies and religions have disseminated its teachings in arcane languages understood by few. It was believed that such knowledge in the ...
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Site Name Change & Scope Redefinition

This is an update post about the goings on of the site: Goings on 1 Goings on 2 Goings on 3 It's been a few months since all of this has been brought up and I wanted to share that it's now all back ...
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Why is my question closed as “off-topic” for this site?

Why is my question closed as off-topic, really? (Right now it has 4 close votes, I'm sure by the time you read this it would have been closed already). First let me introduce a bit about myself. You ...
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What is our stance on questions about nutrition?

What is our stance on questions about nutrition? Are they on-topic or off-topic? Example: Question: To what extent does the cooking time impact the nutritional content when boiling potatoes? ...
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I think we're done here

Every day it's an onslaught of new, asinine questions that are clearly off-topic requests for medical advice with zero value to anyone with medical interests. And every day my votes to close are ...
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Should we edit Personal Medical Advice questions?

With the change of scope for this site, I am wondering if we should be more strict on Personal Medical Advice questions. What sparked my question was CBC showing Metamyelocytes at 2% (normal range is ...
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What sort of nutrition or environmental questions are suitable now?

The tour suggests that questions regarding Environmental or nutritional factors that affect health are now suited to HS now. Given that most of the unanswered questions before were about ...
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What would you want name and scope to be? (i.e. next steps)

Ok, from the sentiments expressed on this meta question and answer/comments, there does appear to be support for a change in direction on the site. I am going to talk with community moderators (...
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Please Communicate: What are the next steps for this site?

Let me start with just reiterating that we all want the best for this site. As the tone gets more and more hostile (or is perceived that way by me), this is something we should all remind ourselves of....
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Would any version of this particular question be on topic?

This, my first question on this site (but not on Stack Exchange) overall, was closed and got three downvotes, on the grounds that "questions requesting personal medical advice are off-topic here". (I ...
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Questions on Homosexuality

I am getting concerned with the fact that we now have 2 questions in quick succession by the same person about the normality of homosexuality What are the causes of being gay? and now Why doctors and ...
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Preliminary update on transition

Just an update before the official word comes down, but it looks like the transition to Medical Sciences is being approved, and we can start to move the site in that direction. What does this mean ...
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“Give me a resource” questions

What's our position on "give me a resource" questions? For example, just today we've got... List of Medical Trade Shows and... Do medical laboratories determine accuracies for their blood tests? ...
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Are questions regarding medical office administration on topic?

I have some questions about medical scheduling and office administration. though not directly related to the medical sciences its related to its practice. Are such questions on topic?