Monday, November 29, 2010

Monday Afternoon Edition

Narcissism is being removed from the manual of mental health disorders. The one time the narcissists won't say "but it's all about me!"

Inefficiency in health care ranks US 49th in the world in mortality.

Science transforms skin cells into other body parts needing replacement. Here's a better explanation. Scientists "trick" cells into switching identity. The idea is that, eventually, if you need a new heart, they can take cells from your spleen and use them to grow you a new one.

The House of Representatives went along with the Senate in extending the deadline for major cuts in Medicare reimbursement rates for one month. One month. That means they have to take it up again even before the lame duck session is over. Whose idea was that, I wonder?

And that's it for today. Jennifer

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