Unanswered Questions

89 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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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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We need more Community Moderation

Health SE is advancing. We have our first community promotion ad running and we are getting close to implementing our disclaimer. We are finally beginning to work on some of the problems I talked ...
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How do we handle questions which invite orthorexic discussions?

What do I mean by "orthorexia" Yes, I know that orthorexia is not an established diagnosis. I'm using it here in a broader sense as a shorthand for a cultural phenomenon, a set of ingrained beliefs ...
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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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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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Modifications and mutability among this motley mob of (pro tempore) moderators

Some of you have noticed that diamonds around here have a tendency to vaporize and (now) recrystallize without apparent cause or explanation. It's not quite that bad.... I stepped down from ...
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Is the community moderating?

I flagged two questions as off-topic last week, the first flag is now almost 8 days old. Of course I don't necessarily expect the community to agree with me on these flags, but I'm surprised that they ...
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Can we clean up the tags?

I would really like to organize tags but agree with one answer on another meta question about tag management that this is going to take some leadership from high-rep users to maintain. I think that ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election for 2022

Summary: Medical Sciences Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on February 21, 2022 to bring in 2 more moderators. For full details of the process, see the ...
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I think the reason the site attracts personal questions is because of its name

Say you have a concern about your habit, what do you say when you meet a doctor? Ok, since I was 3 years old, I have Had the habit of placing my pointer finger on my right and left temple. I used ...
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Revisiting are health care systems and insurance on topic

Perhaps I'm the only one that sees some conflict between the meta answer on insurance and health care systems, but to me those two have quite a bit overlap. In fact on the idea that SE sites are a ...
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Medical Sciences has been launched to foster a community of experts - and we anticipate long-term benefits to Health.SE!

We are excited to announce that after long, detailed discussions in chat, meta, and comments: The new site Medical Sciences has been proposed in Area 51! It is designed to foster a community of ...
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Questions about animal health?

I'm surprised I can't find an answer to this. Are questions about animal health acceptable on this site, or only human health? The Tour page makes no mention either way, although the example question ...
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Change in my moderation practices

This is more of an announcement than a question, but there's really no other way to get this out there. A couple of years ago we went to great effort to revamp this site and dramatically alter its ...
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Why don't people do something? - questions

What questions am I talking about? There is a type of question which has been cropping up on Stack Exchange sites since long before Health was created. And I have never seen a good answer to one of ...

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