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Here's what happened when Dr. Oz asked Twitter for health questions

Dr. Mehmet Oz, America's favorite pseudoscience peddler.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, America's favorite pseudoscience peddler.
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It was supposed to be a forum where Twitter fans of the Dr. Oz Show could send in their most pressing questions for "America's doctor."

But since Oz made his offer yesterday, the #OzsInbox hashtag has turned into a channel for rage and shame, where skeptics and disappointed viewers have been venting about Dr. Oz's psuedoscience and trickery.

(Read more: Why Dr. Oz can say anything and keep his medical license, Dr. Oz's three biggest weight loss lies, debunked, and Meet the medical student who wants to bring down Dr. Oz. )

Here are some Twitter highlights:

Watch: Dr. Oz's big weight-loss lies (and one truth).

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