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I am about to punk my well-known doctor. :–)

Me being me, I just had my annual physical. Great visit and all that.

Yesterday I got a letter about my lab results. My cholesterol and weight are trending unfavorably, so the good doctor said “you need to take lifestyle changes more seriously to reduce your risk of developing heart disease.” (I hear doctors hate it when they save you from cancer and then you go die of slovenliness.) More advice followed, good personalized stuff.

But then the robot part of the letter kicked in:

If you can use the Web and want more information
about cholesterol levels and what they mean,

If? Web? What Web?