The Onion to the Rescue

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Remember this? (From this blog): Heroic State Attorneys General band together to force lawful commerce to stop, because they don’t like it. July 13, 2013 by GruntDoc ... So, 22 State Attorneys General sent a letter to Urban Outfitters … [Continue reading]

Assessing the Exchanges | National Review Online

Read and weep. My comments in [brackets]: ...[interviews with medical insurance policy-type reps in Washington] One key worry is based on the fact that what they’re facing is not a situation where it is impossible to buy coverage but one where it … [Continue reading]

Why we should be very wary of using clot busting drugs in CVA

Why we should be very wary of using clot busting drugs in CVA. A concise treatise on the problems with TPa. Well Done! … [Continue reading]

Facebook Like Now Covered by the First Amendment – Applications for Healthcare | Hospital EMR and EHR

This is at the end of an article talking about something else, but it deserves it own highlight: My favorite thing is when healthcare organizations try and control and restrict social media. As many institutions have learned, that’s impossible to … [Continue reading]

U.S. pilot scares off Iranians with ‘Top Gun’-worthy stunt: ‘You really ought to go home’ – Washington Times

In what only can be described as a scene out of Tom Cruise’s “Top Gun,” Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, Air Force chief of staff, describes how F-22 stealth jets scared off Iranian jets from a U.S. drone flying in international airspace. via U.S. pilot … [Continue reading]

Your Government at Work, Army Corps of Engineers Division

Our Government is out of money. That's given. Related but unrelated, our Government=Things we do together. The Army Corps of Engineers recently decided that plowing Govt. Park access fees back into the parks through non-profits is verboten, … [Continue reading]

Best Police quip of the year:

Wait for it.... Owner isn’t blaming dog for accidental shooting, Police say By Deanna Boyddboyd@star-telegram.com FORT WORTH — Surprisingly, this canine isn’t in the doghouse. A 78-year-old woman was shot in the foot late Saturday when her … [Continue reading]

Defikopter drone air-drops a defibrillator to EMTs on the ground

The Defikopter is a UAV that can be activated by a smartphone app to automatically take to the skies and drop a defibrillator to medical personnel on the ground, shaving precious seconds from the time it takes to receive treatment for cardiac … [Continue reading]

The Untold Story of the Battle of Camp Bastion

One year ago this month, under cover of night, fifteen Taliban, dressed as American soldiers, snuck onto one of the largest air bases in Afghanistan. What followed was a bloody confrontation highlighting a startling security lapse, with hundreds of … [Continue reading]

Happy Birthday to our youngest

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A Special ‘Thank You’ to the TSA | The Truth About Guns

Let the man explain. No, seriously. Let me explain . . .via A Special 'Thank You' to the TSA | The Truth About Guns. Good on someone. hope this doesn't get someone in trouble. … [Continue reading]

Jeffrey Singer: The Man Who Was Treated for $17,000 Less – WSJ.com

Medical sticker-shock, and one mans' remedy. By JEFFREY A. SINGEREvery so often I have an extraordinary and surprising experience with a patient—the kind that makes us both say, "Wow, we've learned something from this." One such … [Continue reading]

What genius looks like

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Rare Diseases Give Jenny McCarthy Life-Time Achievement Award | Medical Satire – GomerBlog

Gomerblog is killing it these days. LOS ANGELES, CA – Thursday night the 197,788th annual rare-disease awards, formally known as the common disease awards, brought the house down at the Staples Center. via Rare Diseases Give Jenny McCarthy … [Continue reading]

Just in case you thought you were okay with a yo-yo

You're not. Wow. … [Continue reading]