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What Are #BadThingsForADoctorToSay?

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Patients dread hearing certain things from their doctors — bad news, a diagnosis with a bad projected outcome, anything that they don’t want to hear. Healthcare providers and patients alike got creative on Twitter about all the things they wouldn’t want to hear out of their doctor’s mouth.

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