Not how you use birth control
We got some great stories today from physicians who spoke on health literacy; here is one.
Dr. B: Do you think there is any chance that a pregnancy could be causing these symptoms?
Patient: Oh no! We use birth control so I shouldn't be pregnant.
Dr. B: (after getting the positive pregnancy test back) So it appears that you are pregnant. Can you explain what kind of birth control you are on and how you take it?
Patient: Oh, I don't take it. It made me feel weird so my boyfriend has been taking it instead.
Dr. B: That explains a lot....
Neil Gaiman: News from Discworld 2012 →
dduane: Okay, folks: the word is out. The new Discworld series “The Watch” (AKA CSI:Ankh-Morpork) has been approved by Terry Pratchett and will go into production with BBC Worldwide. The project to film GOOD OMENS is also going forward. A “mood reel” of images evocative of the story was… :&&?;;: kb,ffdkhb, excited!
Tumblr Gets Deep
cthulhucore: imjustonekid: These are some of the greatest posts on tumblr.
Dr. Cranquis' Mumbled Gripes: TSK: POP! Quiz →
cranquis: While working in your garage, you discover a pimple inside the cup of your external ear. In true “future urgent care patient” fashion, you decide the best course of action is to pop it. Since it has always been your goal to end up starring in an anonymous internet blog with the tag “stupidiot”…
i'm about to ruin molecules for you
laughinggaschamber: spooksdale: every time i look at a diagram of a molecule i can’t not see some underwear and a crotch and some legs than have been chopped off ok here do you see it now? BUT WAIT it gets worse when you get to more complex molecules like hydrocarbons and by worse i mean disturbing THIS ISN’T CHEMISTRY ANY MORE THIS IS SILENT HILL I AM DYING
Rosie O'Donnell's (non-stereotypical) Heart Attack... →
cranquis: Here is the American Heart Association’s guide for signs of a heart attack for women. Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort. Other signs such as...