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I recently picked a new primary care physician. After two visits
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, "Do you smoke tobacco or drink alcoholic beverages?"

"Oh no," I replied. "I'm not doing drugs, either."

Then he asked, "Do you eat rib-eye steaks and barbecued ribs?"

I said, "No, my other doctor said that all red meat is very

"Do you spend a lot of time in the sun, like playing golf, sailing,
or bicycling?"

"No, I don't," I said.

He asked, "Do you gamble, drive fast cars, or have a lot of sex?"

"No," I said. "I don't do any of those things."

He looked at me and said, "Then why do you give a shit?"

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dux, I'll print this one up for the office. I have a friend who gave up smoking and said she'll start again at 70 because "the last 10 years are the shitty ones anyway." Thanks, Rick.

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That's darn funny. It reminds me of a joke that a Cardiologist once told me.

He said, "I wouldn't worry to much about your heart. It'll last just as long as you live."

Nobody get's out of here a live that's why I'm trying to take precautions for my soul after this world is done with me.

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