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Devastating Times Knowledge Was Dropped On Ignorant People

According to our timelines, pretty much everyone is a medical expert or scientist these days. These "experts" throw around knowledge that is factually untrue and sometimes even downright dangerous. And it's extremely satisfying when these wannabe Einsteins get schooled by actual professionals on social media. This gallery is full of that delicious dunking. We hope these numbskulls learned their lessons and maybe even starting cracking some actual books.

funny times stupid people got school by science | Matihew Wilox DEAR ATHEISTS is cavemen survived asteroid but dinosaurs didn't? Mara Bangs Trick keep safe distance dinosaurs about 65 million years or so seemed do trick | B.o.B Follow @bobati cities background are approx. 16miles apart where is curve please explain this murderedbywords With circumference 24901 miles are looking at curvature around .2 degrees, or little more than 10 feet at 16 miles away. May say curvature is still significantly
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Things People Said Under Anesthesia

People have a lot on their minds, and surgery drugs have a special way of letting all those things fall out. With that precious little filter stripped away, things get said that might be regrettable or completely nonsensical. Maybe the only thing that makes it all okay is that it's extremely common for people to say wild stuff while waking from anesthesia.

Funny things people said under anesthesia | neeeeerrrrrddddd 6.9k points 7 hours ago most memorable funny one guy who sat bolt upright, mime rolling cigarette and tuck behind his ear "saving ron asked he doing. Anaesthesia can be wild trip kids will always scream they wake up
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Quick Tumblr Post On Humans' Willful Ignorance

Many of us suffer from some kind of self encouraged amnesia, involving our well being and various medications/supplements/etc that we use to maintain that well being. For whatever reason, the process of time crawling along invites in us a terribly self-destructive forgetfulness. In this particular, quick Tumblr thread we see a couple solid points made about the importance of Head and Shoulders shampoo/conditioner for the dry and itchy scalp, as well as the life saving role played by medications for anyone who has had a liver transplant. 

A quick Tumblr post highlights how forgetful human beings can be | andhumanslovedstories started using Head and Shoulders ten years ago itchy scalp and dandruff, and then ten years have not had itchy scalp and dandruff, so thought "why do still buy shampoo combat itchy scalp and dandruff do not have itchy scalp and dandruff so stopped buying shampoo itchy scalp and dandruff and can guess have now? Can predict currently afflicts s alright if can't because apparently fuckin couldn't either
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Quick Tumblr Post On Humans' Willful Ignorance

Many of us suffer from some kind of self encouraged amnesia, involving our well being and various medications/supplements/etc that we use to maintain that well being. For whatever reason, the process of time crawling along invites in us a terribly self-destructive forgetfulness. In this particular, quick Tumblr thread we see a couple solid points made about the importance of Head and Shoulders shampoo/conditioner for the dry and itchy scalp, as well as the life saving role played by medications for anyone who has had a liver transplant. 

A quick Tumblr post highlights how forgetful human beings can be | andhumanslovedstories started using Head and Shoulders ten years ago itchy scalp and dandruff, and then ten years have not had itchy scalp and dandruff, so thought "why do still buy shampoo combat itchy scalp and dandruff do not have itchy scalp and dandruff so stopped buying shampoo itchy scalp and dandruff and can guess have now? Can predict currently afflicts s alright if can't because apparently fuckin couldn't either
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IV Tech Lets Absurd Patient Think He's the Janitor

This one is partly on the patient and partly on the hospital. It's like that classic joke where a patient gets poked and prodded by random dude in a doctor's coat. Sometimes people's expectations and rudeness precede them, like this customer kept asking for a man, and he ended up in the legal department.

Qualified Hospital employee gives patient care, she thinks he's the garbage man | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/Truthislife13 22 hours ago Medical care provided by garage man oc M finished my PhD middle terrible recession, and having hard time finding permanent job stayed afloat financially by adjunct teaching (low pay, no benefits) and by doing whatever odd jobs could find volunteer EMT at time, and friend able get night shift job local hospital as an IV technician. Strictly speaking should
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Tumblr User Gets Schooled on Activated Charcoal

Activated charcoal can reduce the effectiveness of certain drugs, so medical professionals advise not taking it if you're on certain heart medications or antidepressants. When one Tumblr user got overzealous touting the effectiveness of natural remedies, some other folks jumped in to clarify the situation. This can happen, like this tumblr user who got schooled on physics and car safety or this person who got schooled on horses. 

Tumblr user gets schooled on activated charcoal | Natural remedies are good. They do work. And shouldn't make fun them. phoenixonwheels Follow know they give activated charcoal dogs and cats if they get into meds or drink coolant or anything else toxic s because binds with meds and carries them out system without them interacting with body. If on meds and drink this bullshit not on meds today, champ may as well have flushed them down toilet. So kiss goodbye blood pressure meds/antidepressants/an
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Stupid things Medical Patients Did That Made It Worse

For some reason tons of people think that the worst thing that can happen if you don't follow a doctors orders is that they'll get caught and be scolded. But no, there's an actual reason a medical professional tells you to do something. Medical professionals see through lying patients all the time, and patients still try to deny the stupid things they've done.

Stupid things medical patients did | babynursebb 1.0k points 21 hours ago edited 19 hours ago Not after leaving but this older gentleman had his wife bring him n out literal day after his open heart surgery couldn't believe .
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Eighteen Nurse Memes For The Brave People On The Frontlines

Whether you're fighting on the front lines for COVID-19 patients, or for the injured protesters taking to the streets during the police brutality marches, we appreciate you and we think you deserve some memes.

Funny memes about nursing | The Office crying Michael Scott patient genuinely thanks and tells much they appreciate yourregularrn | Patient insists on getting out bed Also patient: glass bones
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Twenty-Two Gratitude-Filled Memes For The Tired Healthcare Workers

To all the healthcare workers out there during the COVID-19 pandemic: we can't express our gratitude enough. You put your life at risk every single day in this thankless hell and you can't even get enough medical supplies to do your damn job. Our hats are off to you. Unfortunately, we can't offer you much in this trying time, but we can give you some memes to scroll through in your limited down time. 

Now check out some more memes about how horrible the American healthcare system is while you're at it!

Funny memes about healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic | Most people talking about quarantine like 'll be over soon working healthcare and briefly looking at numbers: monkey puppet side eye | charge nurse starts huddle they have some bad news about PPE memenurseofficial nalmemecine Oplain film.medical.memes Hey all cool cats and kittens NETFLIX. carol baskin tiger king
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17 American Healthcare Memes That'll Remind You To Never Ever Get Sick

It's no secret that the American healthcare system isn't known for being the best in the world. If you're poor and need to have some sort of procedure done in a hospital, you can look forward to a hefty bill that may or may not put you into debt for years to come. And if you aren't fortunate enough to receive a health insurance plan through your employer? Well, we don't even want to think about that...

Here are 17 memes and tweets that highlight the trials and tribulations of health insurance in America!

american healthcare memes, health insurance memes | Please help him, he's dying does he have insurance tho Pokemon Pikachu nurse Joy | Jason O. Gilbert O @gilbertjasono traveled all over this great country and Americans are clear: They love finishing up their 14-hour shifts Amazon warehouse by driving until sunrise Uber all so they can afford single vial Insulin
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Doctor Clears Up Some More Coronavirus Misconceptions On Twitter

Dr. Faheem Younus has a couple things going for him right now. He's an infectious disease expert, and he's got quite the Twitter following. He's been using these powers for good as people cope with coronavirus fears. Younus shared a thread recently that busts some common myths about the pandemic, and now he's back with a sequel. Doctors are working on the clock to learn about this illness, and we're glad that one of them is here to share wisdom with us. 

Twitter thread from Faheem Younus about common coronavirus myths, covid-19 | Faheem Younus, MD O @FaheemYounus COVID Myth-busting Thread: To0 many myths floating around. Here's part 2. 1/10: Avoid shipped packages/gas pumps/shopping carts/ATMS or die. Wrong. Coronavirus surface survival is one thing surface causing an infection is another. Wash hands; live life 3:41 PM 3/22/20 Twitter Web App | 2/10 can catch COVID-19 ordering takeout food/Chinese food or packaging food Wrong. COVID-19 is
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Doctors' Best "Asking For A Friend" Stories

Someone on AskReddit asked for doctors to share their best stories of people coming in, and seeking them out to ask for professional medical advice for their "friends." Folks have a funny blindness they apply toward not knowing how obvious it is that they're asking advice for themselves, from doctors. At least the doctors seem to take it in stride, and exercise an understanding of the process. 

Doctors share their best stories about people "asking for friends" when it was probably for them | Freyja_the_derpyderp 9h My father is doctor and he got call once middle night his call share doctors patient man asked do about bump on his "friends" arm he scratched and something came out. He mentioned leaking little oil now zit. He scratched pimple. Woke whole family up at 3 am because he had page my dad over zit.
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Twitter Thread: Italy's Coronavirus Experience

Twitter user @JasonYanowitz shared a Twitter thread that details the progression of Coronavirus over in Italy, and what's been seen of how it's impacted the area, and the people living there. 

Twitter thread breaks down the progression of Italy's Coronavirus experience | Yano @JasonYanowitz If still hanging with friends, going restaurants/bars, and acting like this isn't big deal, get shit together following thread is taken an Italian citizen. As they put rest world have no idea 's coming." As think everybody knows, Italy is on quarantine because coronavirus outbreak. This situation is bad, but 's worse is seeing rest world behaving as if isn't going happen them know thinking because
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Twitter Thread: Computational/System Biologist Shares Thoughts On COVID-19

Twitter user @BallouxFrancois works as a computational/system biologist, who additionally spent 5 years modeling world class pandemic responses. He proceeds to break down all the things that he (doesn't) know. Just a little bit terrifying. 

Computational biologist breaks down how he sees the Coronavirus shaking out | Francois Balloux @BallouxFrancois should be qualified comment on covid-19 pandemic computational/system biologist working on infectious diseases and have spent five years world class 'pandemic response modelling' unit this thread will summarise believe don't) know 1/12) 10:39 PM Mar 14, 2020 Twitter Web App 19.4K Retweets 46.3K Likes Francois Balloux @BallouxFrancois Mar 14 Replying BallouxFrancois After having spent
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Twitter Thread On American Healthcare Vs Everywhere Else In The World

This Twitter thread highlights some of the differences experienced with the American healthcare system vs other places in the world. Not only that, but it maps out how a vacation could potentially be cheaper than a visit to the dentist to fix up those teeth. 

Twitter thread highlights the differences of American healthcare vs everywhere else in the world | tweet by Kyle McLain @FarmboyinJapan An American client mine experienced medical emergency while Tokyo insisted go hospital. However, she tears, screaming she couldn't afford and absolutely didn't want go grand total her uninsured emergency room visit Tokyo 33
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Dumbest Things Surgeons Had To Remove From People

Sometimes people put foreign objects in their bodies. On purpose. And then they get stuck (shocker!) Sometimes people get things inside their bodies that shouldn't be there, by mistake. Regardless of how the stuff gets in there, sometimes surgery is the only way for it to be removed safely. Reddit asked the surgeons of the world for the weirdest things they've ever have had the misfortune to unearth from patients' bodies, and some of the answers are so strange, it's kind of terrifying. People truly know how to turn their bodies into junkyards. Here are some of the weirdest answers we found. 

surgeon medicine Reddit funny surgeon doctor remove people operation | Salty_Knees Son Doctor here. My dad removed an entire peeled sweet potato someone's colon once. He swore he had just slipped and fell on.
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