"[Inmates] all of a sudden became very health-conscious when they are in custody"

People in jail often get better health care than those on the outside:

“These people may have neglected their own health on the outside, but once they get in here they develop all kinds of ailments,” Hertz said. “The ailments may just be outlandish, but we can’t afford to tell them they’re crazy. We have to err on the side of caution because if they really are sick, and we don’t provide care, we’re opening ourselves to a lawsuit. It’s just a difficult situation.”

(via This Makes Me Sick)

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