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Teen Funds Prom Dress With Pot Brownies & Surgery Screw Up- In The Stupid News

A teenager comes up with a unique way to fund her prom dress. Plus a surgery goes completely wrong.

TEEN FUNDS PROM DRESS WITH POT BROWNIES… 125 more words

Features

Surgical removal of the tonsils and appendix associated with risk of early heart attack

Public release date: 1-Jun-2011

-  Tonsillectomy increased the risk by 44%

-  Appendectomy by 33%

The surgical removal of the appendix and tonsils before the age of 20 was associated with an increased risk of premature heart attack in a large population study performed in Sweden.(1) Tonsillectomy increased the risk by 44% (hazard ratio 1.44) and appendectomy by 33% (HR 1.33). 608 more words

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Healthcare Reform = Antitrust Laws

Perception versus reality: 75% percent of what Californian hospitals charge on their hospital bill goes unpaid, and yet Californian hospitals made $17 billion in profits lost year, completely tax free. 289 more words

World History

The Tinkerer of Toys

I had never thrown a boomerang before, at least not so it came back to me. I think I’d thrown one a few times when I was younger, like young people do when they think they’ve figured something out. 1,331 more words

Personal Prose

A Wad of Tissues

I sat alone, toward the back, one pocket stuffed with jelly beans, the other with a wad of tissues I pulled from my console at the last minute before entering the auditorium. 1,379 more words

Personal Essay

How Paulie the Wonder Dog Earned his Name

The first time I saw Paulie was in a photo on Craigslist, a big white ball of fur with black eyes cuddled up to a smaller dog in a kennel too small for Paulie all by himself. 638 more words

Ramblings

A multicentre cohort study assessing day of week effect and outcome from emergency appendicectomy

Source:  BMJ Quality & Safety

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Date of publicationFebruary 2014

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  Some evidence suggests that patients having treatment at weekends may be subject to different care processes and outcomes compared with weekdays. 115 more words

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