Why Facebook is censoring GPs' straight talk

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One of Australia’s most eminent GPs has been barred by Facebook and a radio station over his potty mouth.

Professor Max Kamien and a list of other WA GPs were recruited for advertisements urging people to check for blood in their faeces and urine as part of early bowel and other cancer detection. In a move to make the message as clear and unambiguous as possible, the advertisements use the words "poo" and "pee".

But Facebook has refused to post images from the adverts because the phrases "blood

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