You know you’re paying too much for health-care. So here’s 21 graphs that illustrate how bad things really are. But like everything else, we’ll all just sit here quietly and do nothing because that’s the American Way.
Google’s Flu Trends service is usually fairly accurate but this year it greatly overestimated peak flu levels. Not that this season’s flu epidemic wasn’t bad but Flu Trends made it seem worse than it was. While Google isn’t saying why, … Read More
I’ve mentioned previously how hospitals are having problems with Internet-connected medical devices, but there’s still good old-fashioned software flaws to deal with. Pretty much anytime you seek professional medical assistance you’re relying on software-driven devices to give your provider information … Read More
As if you didn’t have enough to worry about when you’re hospitalized, now you have to deal with computer viruses on medical devices. But this article brings up two very important questions. First, why is Windows being deployed as the … Read More
Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has released a report showing that U.S. motorcycle deaths have remained steady even as the overall highway death numbers have steadily declined. The report recommends the following: increase helmet use reduce alcohol impairment reduce speeding … Read More
I’ll just let this disturbing article speak for itself. But while the Twittersphere and Facebookland erupted in the usual rituals of 21st Century celebrity death, with TMZ racing to report the grim news that Junior Seau had passed, inspiring thousands … Read More
I don’t often link to Metafilter posts, I generally link only to the sites they reference but My breast has fallen off. Can you reattach it? is something you need to read in its entirety. The article it links to … Read More
Hmmm, it’s 2012 and we still don’t know what causes ‘brain freeze’?