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PLAYING IT SAFE: ABC News Chief Medical Editor Refuses To Dispense Advice

Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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A woman on Twitter asked ABC News Chief Health and Medical Editor Richard Besser a pretty pointed medical question Monday morning.

To his credit, he wasn’t dumb enough to try to diagnose her online.

Despite having incredibly impressive medical credentials including being acting director of the CDC and completing his chief residency at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, he avoided playing God and gave her some solid advice.