From late night infomercials to the daytime dross, TV viewers are used to so-called “miracle cures” and other dubious health advice. But when those claims come from a well-regarded doctor with sterling credentials, that’s cause for concern. 


Dan Kennedy is a journalism professor at Northeastern University.

Callie Crossley is the host of WGBH News' Under the Radar.

Adam Reilly is a reporter for WGBH News.

Here's the New Yorker article mentioned by Adam Reilly.