Archives for September 2, 2011

Soon, there will be a ‘real or not’ app:

Next multimillion dollar app idea.

GAITHERSBURG, Md. — A federal advisory panel has recommended the creation of a nationwide database to follow women who have had silicone-gel breast implants for at least a decade after they had the surgery.

via Medical News: FDA Panel Calls for Silicone Breast Implant Registry – in Surgery, Plastic Surgery from MedPage Today.

You’re welcome.

Why don’t docs get more of what they want in DC?

There’s a quite instructive graph in a blog post from NRO yesterday (talking about Union campaign donations), but I found this one to be very instructive, and have added labels so the point cannot be missed:

In politics, generally what you give is what you get. I’ve taken to giving more to the PACs that represent me.

As an aside, it’s political malpractice to give only to one party (Teachers). Eventually that one party will be on the outs, and then where are you?