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One doctor's fight against the 'Wellness Industrial Complex'

Today on Front Burner, Dr. Jen Gunter on her battle against misinformation in the thriving wellness industry, from juice cleanses to coffee enemas.
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'Wellness' is a multi-trillion dollar industry. Vague assertions about detoxification and restoring balance can be used to sell everything from juice cleanses to coffee enemas. But obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter says a lot of these products are snake oil, and their claims are pseudoscientific. Today, Dr. Gunter on misinformation in the 'Wellness' industry, how it persists, and why she insists on debunking it wherever she can.

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