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China---a (medical) capitalist paradise

Aug 30 2009 Published by under Health care reform, humor, Medicine

China's a communist country, totally different from the capitalist U.S., right? They probably have some sort of socialized health system that makes Canada look downright libertarian. Right?
No.
I was talking to a friend (who I'll call "Pu") this week. She was surprised that I had to bend over backward to get someone insulin.
Pu: "In China, this would never happen."
Pal: "Really? You mean because the State would take care of it?"
Pu: "No. In China, you pay a deposit for your care, and have to pay as you go, or that's it. Can't afford insulin? Tough. Go home and die."
Hmmm...socialist paradise.

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ER, homeopath style

Jul 03 2009 Published by under Absurd medical claims, humor

Yes, every skeptic on the web has posted this, but it is irresistible. Remember, yanks, that A&E in the UK is not a boring cable TV channel but what they call an ER.

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For your consideration

Apr 30 2009 Published by under humor

Sent by a friend, posted without further comment (original pic here).

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PalCast #7

Mar 08 2009 Published by under humor, PalCast

It's up and ready for listenin'!

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xkcd FTW

Jan 23 2009 Published by under humor

Similar to this classic geek comic, xkcd shows the stupidity of the above-average geek.

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