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Old 10-16-2003, 02:46 PM
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> >I recently picked a new primary care physician. After two visits and
> >exhaustive lab tests, he said I was doing "fairly well" for my age.
> >
> >A little concerned about that comment, I couldn't resist asking him, "Do
> >you think I'll live to be 80?"
> >
> >He asked,"Well, do you smoke tobacco or drink beer/wine?"
> >
> >"Oh no," I replied. "I've never done either."
> >
> >Then he asked, "Do you eat rib-eye steaks and barbequed ribs?"
> >
> >I said "No, I've heard that all red meat is very unhealthy!"
> >
> >"Do you spend a lot of time in the sun, like playing golf/
> >sailing/ballooning/rock climbing ?"
> >
> >"No, I don't," I said.
> >
> >He said, "Do you gamble, drive fast cars, or sexually fool around?"
> >
> >"No," I said. "I've never done any of those things."
> >
> >He looked at me and said, "Then why do you give a sh** if you live to be
> >80?"
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