November 19, 2009

Doctor's diagnosis of patient: You're unemployed and fat

Dr. Earl Sunderhaus, of Asheville, N.C., recently told a patient she was irresponsible for being unemployed, on Medicaid, and relying on taxpayers to cover another pregnancy after giving birth less than a year earlier. What really galled her, the patient complained, is that Sunderhaus poked her thigh and told her she is fat.

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