According to The Shanghai Daily, a television reporter in China went to a number of private hospitals for a medical exam. Instead of handing over a urine sample, he filled the little cup with green tea. Did the doctors figure this out?
Nope. Instead they told him he had cancer. Some said he had to have treatments, which varied in cost from doctor to doctor from 584 to 8000 rmb ($86 USD to $1265).
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