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Self surgery clinics to open

Posted by on Apr 1, 2013 in Humor, Life & Health | 22 comments

Self surgery clinics to open

Florida the first state to legalize self service operating rooms (SSROs).

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Stop the medical paparazzi

Posted by on Nov 21, 2011 in General Medicine, Humor | 3 comments

Stop the medical paparazzi

Once upon a time, it was your appendix.  You went in pain to the hospital and came out of the operating room with a scar on your belly.  As you lay there in that sterile room, weak, with an IV in your arm, the doctor showed you the bottle.  “Here you are, this is your appendix!”  Now, why you had to see it, I do not know.  You just went to a lot of trouble to get rid of it. Mostly surgeons do not parade their anatomic mementos anymore.  Pathologists have first dibs on the tissue and there is all that nasty risk of infection.  I feel better about that.  Some things belong in bottles of...

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