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Comment Re:Upsetting the Apple Cart (Score 1) 371 371

If you don't have any medical issues why are you trying to figure out if you have problems on your own?

Also, here is what I think: You dont know what you are talking about, at all, but clearly you think that you do. Take the time to find out why you don't, rather than the time to spread complete crap all over the internet

Comment Re:Old boys' network (Score 1) 371 371

What I understood from reading his comment was that he wanted to be very DIY when it came to his healthcare.

Yes, the service only diagnoses problems, but considering he was talking about removing doctors and everyone else with an education from his medical care I wanted to know how far he was willing to go.

Comment Re:Old boys' network (Score 1) 371 371

How did you deduce that, considering OP said "It is not like 23 and me are going to destroy traditional medicine?"

Um, from this.

Off the top of my head the layers cut out would include: Doctors, HMOs, Lab techs, companies that distribute the tests, the companies that make the tests, and most importantly the various government departments that deal with all these people

Sounds to me like he is a very DIY kind of guy when it comes to his health. Doesn't want any of that nasty regulation getting in his way.

Comment Re:Does the kit consist of food or drugs? (Score 1) 371 371

A doctor does more than just prescribe drugs, they also diagnose illnesses. People could die from a misdiagnoses.

If I tell you that you have prostate cancer and you have your prostate removed and then you find out I was wrong, wouldn't you be a bit upset?

Those who claim the dead never return to life haven't ever been around here at quitting time.