Imaginary Allergies, Hospital Price Transparency & A High-Tech Tragedy in Las Vegas | The Daily Show

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  • Published: 12 January 2019
  • A study shows many people who think they have allergies don’t, U.S. hospitals must now list their treatment prices online, and a self-driving car hits a robot pedestrian.

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  • Cute Cats and Kittens
    Cute Cats and Kittens  6 hours back

    This is so ignorant I almost want to stop watching The Daily Show all together. I have severe food allergies including peanuts, tree nuts, soy, apples, and peaches and yes I went to an allergist and had a skin and blood test to confirm. My food allergies literally effects every aspect of my life and it is very socially isolating.

    • Catherine Iyoha
      Catherine Iyoha  8 hours back

      Whatever they took out, it ain't your appendix honey - not on your left side lol.....

      • Queen of My Universe
        Queen of My Universe  9 hours back

        uhh Trevor your appendix is on the right...😎😉

        • BuffaloThat
          BuffaloThat  11 hours back

          I recently started attending a funeral service school and the first rule we learned in ethics was that it's a law in NY to give prices over the phone to any one who calls and asks for prices even if they are not looking to make arrangements. Anyone who comes in we give them a paper with a list of prices (that we go over with them and/or that they take with them) of the funeral home expenses because not all homes charge the same prices so people do like to look around and we are required to tell anyone the prices at any time asked. Apparently Funeral Homes will get "secret shoppers" as well to make sure workers are adhering to the proper laws and conducts and the most common one is calling and asking for pricing. I wondered why hospitals didn't do the same.

          • BuffaloThat
            BuffaloThat  11 hours back

            One time a hospital charged me $80 for ONE Ibuprofen.

        • Danielle Dickson
          Danielle Dickson  11 hours back

          Medical student here, sorry Trevor but your appendix is on the right side not left.

          • Annie-France Cheriki
            Annie-France Cheriki  15 hours back

            Lol, Trevor is showing his left side when talking about an appendectomy.<

            • SugoiRyan
              SugoiRyan  18 hours back

              Omg what is this? Trevor, this is spreading very horrendous information. Okay actual people who know something, know but when you have a real allergy and you consume stuff that don't work for you, you actually die (anaphylactic shock). I died twice almost, only the hospital intensive care saved me. - Besides these food allergies where this came from for me, you also can have very serious allergies for animals, dust mites and more- and they have a incapacitating effect.

              • TechAztech
                TechAztech  21 hours back

                Hospitals and Health Insurance are the BIGGEST SCAMS in America.

                • Jacob Nevins
                  Jacob Nevins  24 hours back

                  Could have sent my self to medical school learned how to do my own surgery and charged my self $80,000.00 ...yeah I don't think that could work because you would go into shock and loose a shit ton of blood😂😂

                  • BD L
                    BD L  1 days back

                    We need medicare for all + national price controls on care/procedures.

                    • Sierra Ferguson
                      Sierra Ferguson  1 days back

                      So funny loool

                      • Buckle Up!
                        Buckle Up!  1 days back

                        Makes me wonder about the food itself I honestly don't believe it's 100% food. That or it's pumped with to may chemicals.

                        • PJ Tippett
                          PJ Tippett  1 days back

                          Im also suspicious (but respectful) of folks and their allergies. Most have never been tested for anything. Once long ago I ate cooked crab, just crab. Later that evening broke out in horrible hives all over face and neck. Scared me off crab until weeks later news reported high mercury counts in that seasons crab. Been eating it ever since no problem.

                          • Will Smith's Twin Who Failed in Life

                            Only a Democrat would get imaginary allergies

                            • Elder Lemon
                              Elder Lemon  1 days back

                              gf sensitivities don't exist lol gluten allergies and celiac diseases do obviously. most people feel mildly like crap after eating bread is because of the commercial yeast. slowly leavened bread with long living yeast strains are what we should be eating (sourdough is amazing). because the body can't properly ferment shitty commercial yeast. it rises too quickly to keep up with consumer demand for wonder bread. buy local slowly leavened bread and watch how quick your 'allergies' stop.

                              • CyberdelicXP
                                CyberdelicXP  1 days back

                                Stop machine on machine violence!

                                • Imperator Titus
                                  Imperator Titus  1 days back

                                  i'm african never left africa and i've actually have an allergy right now

                                  • Joshua Reaper
                                    Joshua Reaper  2 days back

                                    this made me die
                                    Trevor: but seriously in Africa like food allergies ain't even a thing. Now I know your thinking " well that's because in Africa you don't have food", no we have food you racist its just rashes are impossible to detect when you have Ebola.
                                    actually funny story my friend broke his arm and we wanted to take him to the hospital and he said no I'm good i don't wanna pay 100,000$ for a cast lmao

                                    • Liza Tanzawa
                                      Liza Tanzawa  2 days back

                                      Hey, MORE GLUTEN FOR ME!!

                                      • iFart Magic
                                        iFart Magic  2 days back

                                        Anyone else dance to the end song every. damn. time?

                                        • Richard Servello
                                          Richard Servello  2 days back

                                          The robot getting hit was actually fake..it was a promo for something.

                                          • DAT DanyBoyy
                                            DAT DanyBoyy  2 days back

                                            The hospital bills now are BS, to pay them so much money, like we have a lot of money.

                                            • Ihate People
                                              Ihate People  2 days back

                                              I have an allergy TO people. I hate people with all my heart . I WISH I WAS DEAD

                                              • nickolai bernar
                                                nickolai bernar  2 days back

                                                says symptoms. not that they dont have the allergy just that they don't show

                                                • Patricia Bogan
                                                  Patricia Bogan  2 days back

                                                  Love you Trevor! ALSO! ...the food source (GMOS, Pesticides) affects the increase in food "allergies". We need to stop MONSANTO!

                                                  • íncσgnítσ uѕєr
                                                    íncσgnítσ uѕєr  2 days back

                                                    OMG imaginary allergies, oh no we better build a wall to keep them out 😁

                                                    • iquanyin
                                                      iquanyin  2 days back

                                                      not hypochondria, just not knowing the difference between a true allergy (the immune system goes to war; you could even die)) and an intolerance (digestive system freaks out; not life threatening)

                                                      • L Jaw
                                                        L Jaw  2 days back

                                                        I am allergic to pecans and it kills me, not literally, but also maybe not yet? I think it's because I grew up poor and in the country. We ate them from the trees everywhere and overtime my body stopped wanting to be so destitute? Like Bish, you are 30 and not that poor now...stop.
                                                        My Grandmomma made authentic Georgia pecan pie. Now I can't eat pecan pie at Christmas, but I think I just need an epi pen, her recipe and go to town.
                                                        Also, pecans hurt on the inside and coming out too.

                                                        • curtis rinck
                                                          curtis rinck  3 days back

                                                          Did he point to his left side for his appendix?

                                                          • mmgpa2580
                                                            mmgpa2580  3 days back

                                                            I swear when it comes to social issues the US reveals its true nature. Unbelievable.

                                                            • William Fuchs
                                                              William Fuchs  3 days back

                                                              Your gonna regret that last comment in twenty years when the robot me2 movement starts searching for your robophobic rhetoric

                                                              • Francisco Rodriguez
                                                                Francisco Rodriguez  3 days back

                                                                Racist white Tesla assaults colored Robot. On other news, Chairs Union demand equal treatment and to allow for positions on top of the Table. Vinegar creates a bitter argument over Honey's sweet economic forum. Also Strawberries, forced to wear cover for exposing their seeds. This and other news, when we return.

                                                                • Trine Langohr
                                                                  Trine Langohr  3 days back

                                                                  Well, if you don't have healthcare, then you probably won't go to the doctor to get checked for suspected allergies. You'll just "self-diagnose" to stay on the safe side. Had tomatoes yesterday? Threw up tonight? Probably allergic to tomatoes!

                                                                  Got stung by a bee? Arm swells up? Allergic to bees! (I remember one contestant in ANTM season 1 seriously making that claim. Apparently she didn't know what a bee allergy actually is.)

                                                                  • Drex Ferguson
                                                                    Drex Ferguson  3 days back

                                                                    I had a friend when I was a kid who's saliva was like acid. She ate at our house once and her fork was bent and "melted" looking, she also had weird blue eyes, like they were purple looking and her whites of her eyes were purplish white. Her and her mom had no furniture at their house and moved a lot. She only stayed for the summer and left suddenly. She used to freak us all out and make us laugh by spitting on things and they would turn black or sizzle, one time a piece of wood started to smoke. I think she was a fuckin alien or something.

                                                                    • Tucker Bowen
                                                                      Tucker Bowen  3 days back

                                                                      i think the robot thing is a Tonya Harding-style scenario. the car didn't want to be upstaged.

                                                                      • Olivia Pendergast
                                                                        Olivia Pendergast  3 days back

                                                                        You don't have to be allergic to gluten to be sensitive to it....

                                                                        • B Marti
                                                                          B Marti  3 days back

                                                                          the best thing about those pretend allergies is that they sometimes end up becoming real allergies later in life. serves them right. people faking allergies don't deserve to go out to eat and cause trouble for every establishment they visit.

                                                                          • Laura Strong
                                                                            Laura Strong  3 days back

                                                                            😂😂😂 Trevor

                                                                            • Angelica Nelson
                                                                              Angelica Nelson  3 days back

                                                                              Ohhh Trevor, you're going to trigger everyone now with that gluten comment. Really way off base there dude. Way off base. 80% of people worldwide with Celiac disease are not diagnosed at all. The highest rate int he world is probably in Algeria (that's right, Africa, man!), or Pakistan. Neither of those places is it possible for those people to avoid gluten. They die of strokes and or organ failure. It's absolutely tragic. Have some mercy. Celiac is not an allergy, although some people do have an IgE mediated allergy to gluten. It's a protein that acts as an opiate, can trigger psychosis in people who are sensitive (even if they aren't celiacs), and can trigger balance and muscle weakness in gluten ataxia (also not celiac, but causes a rare kind of brain damage). It's actually under diagnosed. Wheat has been bred to have way more gluten than ever before so it's triggering more and more of these illnesses now. It's being sprayed with glyphosate just before harvest which sensitizes people to it because glyphosate disrupts nerves too. We've created a monster.

                                                                              • S TA
                                                                                S TA  3 days back

                                                                                "Only thing ya mother fuckers alergic to is a good time" hahahhahaha this segment was amazing!! Hilarious!!

                                                                                • DoctorWeeTodd
                                                                                  DoctorWeeTodd  3 days back

                                                                                  In an international study Mozambique and Tanzania had the highest reports of food allergies from parents of children 5 and older. African countries.

                                                                                  https://waojournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1939-4551-6-21

                                                                                  • Luna Morgana
                                                                                    Luna Morgana  3 days back

                                                                                    80,000...?? Tell me you're joking...! My sister's husband got surgery on a triple hernia in his back including two nights' stay and they paid 300 euros, meds-room-specialist-surgery-meals included. And no, they have no special insurance, it's basic health care here. And yes, it's quality health care. And yes, you get to choose your own doctor and hospital.

                                                                                    What the hell, America??

                                                                                    • C Tran
                                                                                      C Tran  3 days back

                                                                                      While this might be a good step to have hospitals disclose their prices, ultimately its private insurances who are the ones to blame and the fact we don’t have universal healthcare. I can’t speak for every hospitals, but keeping their prices a wild secret unfortunately is the only way they can keep afloat when faced with cost cutting demands from insurances.

                                                                                      • Kattywagon29
                                                                                        Kattywagon29  3 days back

                                                                                        Displaying the price doesn't change the fact that they charge to damn much in the 1st place.

                                                                                        • Adam Martin
                                                                                          Adam Martin  3 days back

                                                                                          Okay, which politician got that hospital regulation introduced and passed? That person deserves a medal.

                                                                                          • Liz C
                                                                                            Liz C  3 days back

                                                                                            It's not grains that make people sick, it's the additives in all our prepared food which are getting people sick. No bread is just wheat, flour, salt, and yeast. No ingredient label on the back will ever have less than 5 ingredients (unless it's at a high end specialty market). To keep large box stores full, we have to put in additives for shelf live and a lot of those are sourced from industrial byproducts. Until more Americans start growing their own food, this issue will continue.

                                                                                            • Nylak Otter
                                                                                              Nylak Otter  3 days back

                                                                                              I'm currently too sick to move, and have been for three weeks, but I'd rather lose my job than go to the hospital.

                                                                                              • Akitten84
                                                                                                Akitten84  3 days back

                                                                                                I definitely don’t have allergies but I find it amusing that I sneezed a second after tapping on this video.