Doctors have this nasty habit of asking a lot of questions, many of which make us uncomfortable or self-conscious. So we bluff. A lot. Here are 10 typical lies we tell our doctors, and why these seemingly innocuous fibs are hazardous to our health.
Harold Bornstein, New York-based gastroenterologist and personal physician to Donald Trump, is quite the man. He looks like Upper West Side Willie Nelson, talks with an inhuman calmness and quietness, and his wife crafted the greatest Dadaist tweet of all time and hates reporters.
Hmmm, you might want to consider catching this butt’s name before you jam your hand up inside of it. It’s Patrick, by the way, and next time, the least you can do is, I dunno, take the ass out for a slice or something.
David Chao, the longtime Chargers head team physician who stepped down last week amid all sorts of lawsuits and allegations, cited "health problems" for his resignation. The reality is a little more more serious.
Team doctors are a vital part of any NBA team. They are counted on to manage sprains, guide players through rehab, and help cure any number of physical maladies that might befall members of the team. Matt Bonner discovered the value of his team doctor when he got his head split open by an errant elbow, but he also…
The California Medical Board believes that David Chao should lose his medical license. Nearly two dozen former patients who have sued him since 1998—alleging in all the medical superfecta of malpractice, personal injury, negligence, and fraud—would agree. Dissenting: the NFL and the San Diego Chargers, for whom Chao…
The DEA says Dr. David Chao wrote himself illegal prescriptions more than a hundred times between 2008 and 2010. The California state medical board says he's an alcoholic and needs psychiatric help. Four former football players have sued Chao for malpractice, claiming he ended or shortened their careers.