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Should hyper-/hypo- words be tag synonyms of the main tag?

Maybe the tags hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation should be considered synonyms for pigmentation? And moreover that could maybe apply on other terms as well.
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Are immunity and immune-system genuine synonyms?

I doubt that immunity and immune-system should be synonyms. They are obviously closely related but as far as I know they are not synonyms rather just related to each other. I'd argue that immunity ...
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Is the medical tag too broad and ambiguous?

Earlier today I was reviewing tag wiki edits and came across a suggested edit adding this to the medical tag: For questions about routine physical examinations. While I am familiar with the ...
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Tags: supplements vs food-supplements

We currently have a supplements tag as well as a food-supplements tag. Are they both needed, or should one be a synonym for the other?
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Curbing spammy and often downright disgusting “NSFW”/indecent questions

Unfortunately, being designated as a health discussion forum will inevitably attract distasteful and sometimes disingenuous trolls asking NSFW questions (for those who have no idea what "NSFW" means, ...
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The Tag Year 2017

There are many tags without a wiki or hyphenated names. In the month of July year 2017, we will try our best to get rid of all these. This way we ensure that no popular tag is left out. Below is a ...
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Tag Wiki Marathon

Update: The whole month of Juli will be the time span. The motto: Re-Tagging and Tag Wiki It would be great if you could just reply in the comments if you're participating so that we all can asses ...
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Why hyphenated tags and not synonyms

I am curious why the male-men-man-boy is used and not making them all synonyms of male? Was this approach discussed somewhere?
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What is breadth of pertinence for [mercury]?

I asked a question regarding a mercury thermometer, and it was retagged with mercury. The reason why I didn't do that was because I thought the tag was to be used for dietary concerns of mercury — and ...
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Add description to your own tag

I have just created a new tag. However, I'm not allowed to edit the tag description, it will need to be peer reviewed. If I have the permission to create a tag, wouldn't it make sense to also have ...
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If I'm [baldness-balding-bald], does it not mean that I have [hairloss]?

I just happened to come along this question, which is tagged as both baldness-balding-bald and hairloss. I could've just gone ahead and retagged the former; it only contains six questions, but I see ...
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Why there isn't any nootropic tag?

Nootropics is a nice pharmacology topic. I would be nice to have that tag. Opinions?
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Under “Activities,” after clicking on own icon, there is a “tags” tab, what do all the numbers indicate?

Just Curious: What do all the different numbers surrounding the tags listed (under my personal activities) indicate? For example, See below: I know that the 16 in the highlighted image that pops ...
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Should we start merging duplicate tags?

I noticed while scrolling through the list of existing tags that weight, weight-loss, body-weight, overweight, and weight-gain all exist as separate tags, as do food-poisoning, foodborneillness, and ...
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The antibiotics tag is plural, thus should the probiotic tag be made plural as well?

The antibiotics tag is plural, thus should the probiotic tag be made plural to make them consistent?
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Create `Pediatrics` tag burn `Children`?

Seems like we could have children/kids/babies refer to Pediatrics in general (we don't seem to have a lot on neonates, but that's another consideration). As a medical site it seems more appropriate ...
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Shouldn't there be a `resource-recommendation` tag?

While reading the questions on the main page I noticed https://health.stackexchange.com/questions/3520/looking-for-books-focusing-on-tests-and-quizzes-relating-to-first-aid-diagnose . It asks for ...
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Burninate [general-health]

general-health is not a good tag at all. It could literally be used on every question on this site, which is not a good thing. From the What are tags, and how should I use them? page in the help ...
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Shouldn't there be an “anatomy” tag?

It strikes me as one of the most fundamental topics imaginable on this site, but for whatever reason, there is no anatomy tag. Does this make sense to anyone?
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Should we use medical terms or layman's terms as tags?

In this discussion about [renal-calculi] and [kidney-stones], the question has come up if we should use specialized medical terms or generic layman's terms for tagging. What do you think?
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Tag management milk and dairy

Do we really need a tag for both milk and dairy? I think dairy would suffice since it would encompass milk; otherwise, people may be inclined to create cheese or some other tags that fall into a ...