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    First of all, the website I chose is called Quackwatch. This CAM website does not include scholarly published articles. The authors of the articles and website overseer are well recognized, but there is no specification of the publisher on the site or articles. Therefore, I would assume that the articles on the site are not formally peer-reviewed by a panel, but rather self published by the website operator Dr. Stephen Barrett. The articles are only published and revised in English online making it easy for the information to be updated and commented on in the discussion board. Due to this statement I believe that the intended audience is the newer generations and the intention is to inform the public about therapies but also plant the idea of health fraud and quackery. Hopefully, the intention…

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    If a person believes something their whole life, evidence and facts contrary, can’t change their belief. This has proven true for countless people of many different societies. Whether denying global climate change or believing four leaf clovers bring good luck, many people have an instinctive design that makes them steadfast in their comfortable ungrounded beliefs. I witness this ideology firsthand, due to the fact, that my dad is a devout vitamin supplement consumer. He takes about eight…

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