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Copycat stories on pressing public health problem – cankles? OMG!

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So the Wall Street Journal publishes a story on “cankles” – chubby lower legs.

Well of course that’s too much for morning TV shows to resist copying.

So ABC’s Good Morning America airs a segment in which they at least acknowledge they’re simply copying the WSJ.

The CBS Early Show had to join in the discussion of this vitally important public health concern as well.

But both the ABC and CBS segments featured the same woman and the same plastic surgeon!

Can’t you just picture the limo driving them around Manhattan from network studio to network studio?

Now that’s health journalism on the network TV morning health shows.

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