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“The appearance by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on the “Dr. Oz Show” to discuss his health will reportedly include a one-page summary of the GOP candidate’s medical history.

But the key for viewers watching will be whether any of Dr. Mehmet Oz’s analysis of the 70-year-old Trump’s medical condition is backed by evidence and comes without conflicts of interest, according to policy of the nation’s largest doctor group, the American Medical Association.

The AMA approved directives on ethics of “physician conduct in the media” and doctor “publicity and responsibility.” In debating the resolution at last year’s meeting, physicians criticized Dr. Oz’s show as a forum for unproven medical advice and lack of disclosure when it comes to conflicts of interest.”

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January 5, 2017 | Benjamin Mazer