From: Jan Drew on
On Dec 10, 4:27�pm, Mark Probert <mark.prob...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 10, 3:49�pm, Mark Thorson <nos...(a)sonic.net> wrote:
>
> > Quoting from:
>
> >http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com/news/2009/12/diamond-herpanacin...
>
> > "Dr. Diamond placed a strong emphasis on patient education
> > and his holistic practice concentrated on comprehensive safe
> > and effective natural medicine such as vitamin and herbal
> > therapy, nutritional programs, weight control and biochemical
> > balancing (to combat disease)."
>
> > Sure didn't do him much good, did it? �He died at 64.
> > My maternal grandmother died at 65, and she was a smoker.
>
> My uncle just died at 94. Had to give up playing tennis last year and
> it broke his heart.

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**Anecdotes are not facts. They are, at best interesting stories. At
worst, outright lies.** Mark Probert
From: Jan Drew on
On Dec 10, 5:33�pm, Mark Thorson <nos...(a)sonic.net> wrote:
> Mark Probert wrote:
>
> > On Dec 10, 3:49 pm, Mark Thorson <nos...(a)sonic.net> wrote:
> > > Quoting from:
>
> > >http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com/news/2009/12/diamond-herpanacin....
>
> > > "Dr. Diamond placed a strong emphasis on patient education
> > > and his holistic practice concentrated on comprehensive safe
> > > and effective natural medicine such as vitamin and herbal
> > > therapy, nutritional programs, weight control and biochemical
> > > balancing (to combat disease)."
>
> > > Sure didn't do him much good, did it? �He died at 64.
> > > My maternal grandmother died at 65, and she was a smoker.
>
> > My uncle just died at 94. Had to give up playing tennis last year and
> > it broke his heart.
>
> My paternal grandmother died at 99. �She didn't smoke
> and didn't waste her money on worthless supplements either.
> She wasted it on a TV preacher, D. James Kennedy.- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

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**Anecdotes are not facts. They are, at best interesting stories. At
worst, outright lies.** Mark Probert.

From: Jan Drew on
On Dec 10, 5:50�pm, Mark Probert <mark.prob...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 10, 5:33�pm, Mark Thorson <nos...(a)sonic.net> wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
> > Mark Probert wrote:
>
> > > On Dec 10, 3:49 pm, Mark Thorson <nos...(a)sonic.net> wrote:
> > > > Quoting from:
>
> > > >http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com/news/2009/12/diamond-herpanacin...
>
> > > > "Dr. Diamond placed a strong emphasis on patient education
> > > > and his holistic practice concentrated on comprehensive safe
> > > > and effective natural medicine such as vitamin and herbal
> > > > therapy, nutritional programs, weight control and biochemical
> > > > balancing (to combat disease)."
>
> > > > Sure didn't do him much good, did it? �He died at 64.
> > > > My maternal grandmother died at 65, and she was a smoker.
>
> > > My uncle just died at 94. Had to give up playing tennis last year and
> > > it broke his heart.
>
> > My paternal grandmother died at 99. �She didn't smoke
> > and didn't waste her money on worthless supplements either.
> > She wasted it on a TV preacher, D. James Kennedy.-
>
> My Uncle spent his money on tennis. It became an obsession when he was
> 80, right before his grandaughter was born. She is now the women's
> tennis coach at one of the Ivys.- Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

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Anecdotes are not facts. They are, at best interesting stories. At
worst, outright lies.
From: PeterB - Original on
On Dec 10, 3:49 pm, Mark Thorson <nos...(a)sonic.net> wrote:
> Quoting from:
>
> http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com/news/2009/12/diamond-herpanacin...
>
> "Dr. Diamond placed a strong emphasis on patient education
> and his holistic practice concentrated on comprehensive safe
> and effective natural medicine such as vitamin and herbal
> therapy, nutritional programs, weight control and biochemical
> balancing (to combat disease)."
>
> Sure didn't do him much good, did it?  

Maybe it did. His rare disease might have killed him years earlier
had he also been a smoker, for example.

> He died at 64.
> My maternal grandmother died at 65, and she was a smoker.

Yet smokers die 10 years earlier than non smokers, meaning your
grandmother's life was
shortened by up to a decade. Sounds like your logic is seriously
flawed on all points.

From: Mark Probert on
On Dec 10, 8:06 pm, Jan Drew <jdrew63...(a)aol.com> wrote:
> On Dec 10, 4:27 pm, Mark Probert <mark.prob...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
> > On Dec 10, 3:49 pm, Mark Thorson <nos...(a)sonic.net> wrote:
>
> > > Quoting from:
>
> > >http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com/news/2009/12/diamond-herpanacin....
>
> > > "Dr. Diamond placed a strong emphasis on patient education
> > > and his holistic practice concentrated on comprehensive safe
> > > and effective natural medicine such as vitamin and herbal
> > > therapy, nutritional programs, weight control and biochemical
> > > balancing (to combat disease)."
>
> > > Sure didn't do him much good, did it? He died at 64.
> > > My maternal grandmother died at 65, and she was a smoker.
>
> > My uncle just died at 94. Had to give up playing tennis last year and
> > it broke his heart.
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/alt.support.attn-deficit/msg/b47238df1...
>
> **Anecdotes are not facts. They are, at best interesting stories. At
> worst, outright lies.**  Mark Probert-

My uncle was a very interesting person. He was, in his youth, a clown
at Luna Park in Coney Island.