Ridiculous Study of the Week #3: Teeth


Poor people ‘have fewer teeth’ than rich, study suggests. I bet you didn’t know that?  This is from a British study which just proves stupidity is a worldwide issue.  Let me just add to this lunacy.  Did you know that the toothbrush was invented in a poor rural area of Maine.?  How do I know that?  Because if it was invented anywhere else it would have been called the teethbrush.  Get it?  Good.  Now no more ridiculous studies, okay?

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  2 comments for “Ridiculous Study of the Week #3: Teeth

  1. Burt Mendel, PA-C
    December 2, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Maybe it was invented by a poor person who had only one tooth left!

  2. mamadoc
    November 26, 2014 at 8:20 pm

    Wonder who paid for that bit of nonsense?

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