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Twitter Thread About A Personal Trainer Who Posed As A Doctor For Years And Scammed Millions

Reporter Marshall Allen shared a recent viral Twitter thread about a story he covered that makes for one true emotional rollercoaster. This story involves a shady personal trainer/terrible dad who spent years posing as a doctor and billing the nation's top insurers, while scamming millions in the process. It's being referenced as a case study in how health insurers make it easy to scam millions off of people. All around a deeply unsettling story. 

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Nurse Basically Slut Shames Woman For Her Sexual History During An STD Checkup

This woman shared her gnarly experience with a rude nurse who basically slut shamed her for her sexual history, and the people of Reddit have pretty much confirmed that the nurse was definitely the asshole in the situation. 

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Guy Finds His Family Physician On Twitter And Wishes He Hadn't

This family physician's using his Twitter account to share some of his thoughts about a day on the job dealing with mindless patients. The jokes definitely bring with them a "dad joke" kind of vibe. But we enjoyed them. 

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Medical Staff Share Their Stories And Emotional Rollercoaster Ensues

We're not crying, YOU'RE crying! Twitter users shared their medical stories in one tweet and a wild, emotional rollercoaster ensued. Ain't life a beautiful mess. 

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Woman Has Bafflingly Simple Interaction with Icelandic Healthcare

Depending on what country you live in, "just go to the doctor" is a sentence that's much more complicated and expensive than it sounds. Apparently, for author Mary Robinette Kowal, the experience in Iceland was surprisingly simple. Like, holy crap, same day tests?

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35 Hilarious Things People Said Under Anesthesia

When you're not in your right mind and on incredibly powerful drugs, there's no knowing what you're gonna say. You might confess your love to a nurse, imagine you're in a spaceship, or just freak the hell out. What might be awkward or scary then usually turns into a pretty good story. Here are more crazy things people said under anesthesia.

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Successful Sportsman Realizes He's Accidentally Been Doping the Whole Time

Well that's a tense moment when you realize your success might have been influenced by your heart medication. That said, it would be the perfect excuse if he had been knowingly illegally doping. Eh, we take his word for it. Weird problem to have. Sometimes, however, people do lie to their doctors for a multitude of reasons. Here are some stories from doctors who saw right through lying patients.

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Gnarly Waterproof Earbud Fail Terrifies Swimmer's Doctor

This is a bit of a waking nightmare. You ever get those earbuds lodged firmly in the back of your ear, and experience the moment of panic when you're not sure if you'll be able to remove them? NO.FUN. To make matters even worse, this swimmer found themselves staring at the terrified face of a puzzled doctor, when they went in to see what's what. 

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Confused Doctor Enlightens Patient Who Thought He Had Dyslexia For 6 Years

Doc opened this guy's eyes to a whole new world that was right in front of him all along! Part of me is thinking that the fail falls on the parents here as well. I mean, come on. 

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23 of the Most Entitled School Admissions Applications People Have Seen

Nothing gets the blood boiling hotter than seeing some rich kid get a better opportunity with the help of daddy's money. Here are some of the more entitled and out-of-touch applications people have reviewed. Luckily, most of these spoiled kids didn't get in. For more stories of rich kid syndrome, check this out.

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26 Funny Medicinal Memes To Inject Your Monday With A Case Of Laughter

This dump of funny medicine memes is for all the doctors and nurses, etc. out there struggling through the grind to keep the rest of the world as healthy as they can. And outside that, this might be just the kind of funny medicinal meme dump you need to silence your inner hypochondriac for a sec. Enjoy. Happy Monday.

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11 Victorious Medical Professionals Describe How They Changed Anti-Vaxxers Minds

We can get so caught up in sharing the wild times anti-vaxxers filled the internet with bizarre acts of seemingly mindless ridiculousness. Like that time we saw someone ask about an "outdoor bedroom." Yes, that happened. See here. With that being said, let's steer our focus to the times medical professions DID get through to anti-vaxxers, and ultimately change their minds. They turned fails into wins! 

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Frustrated Doctor Stuck In Elevator Documents His Hour Of Impatient Suffering

Getting stuck in an elevator is a worst nightmare come true. In the case of this doctor, he chose to poke fun at his predicament with a series of Snapchat updates. We get to watch a man trained in science grapple with a crazy idea called faith, that he will manage to get out of his little hellish prison. 

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This was bound for greatness when he committed to trying to find a doctor. "And you've taken the red pill, I assume." Pure gold.