Monday, August 29, 2011

Embedded acupuncture needles on plain x-ray

CMAJ has a brief, interesting article showing a plain chest radiograph of a patient who has innumerable fine acupuncture needles embedded in her skin. You definitely don't see this every day...

CMAJ 2011. doi:10.1503/cmaj.110128

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Margaret Atwood on democracy

In response to Margaret Atwood's criticism against Rob and Doug Ford's ignorant and shortsighted plans to close Toronto libraries, they suggested she run for mayor.

“I am not running for mayor yet. But if it comes to be true that people cannot voice an opinion unless they have been elected, then we are no longer in a democracy,” - Margaret Atwood

It's about time for someone to speak out against the Ford oligarchy!