Just one final word on my birthday, as well as the people
who I have listed on my blogroll who came and wished me
well there were many new faces too, some were here at the
request of the many blogs that mentioned the birthday,
thank you one and all for the wishes of health and happiness.
My health is excellent and you all contributed an extra serve
of happiness by being my friends.
There were 21 new faces at holtieshouse over the 3 days of
celebration, if you were one of them and have not had a
thank you yet please know that I did appreciate your visit.
Guns V Doctors.
(A) The number of physicians in the
(B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are
(C) Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171.
Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept of Health Human Services.
Now think about this.
(A) The number of gun owners in the
(Yes, that's 80 million..)
(B) The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age
groups, is 1,500.
(C) The number of accidental deaths per gun owner is
Statistics courtesy of FBI.
So, statistically speaking, doctors are approximately 9,000
times more dangerous than gun owners !!
Remember, "Guns don't kill people, doctors do."
FACT: NOT EVERYONE HAS A GUN, BUT
ALMOST EVERYONE HAS AT LEAST ONE DOCTOR.
Please alert your friends to this alarming threat.
We must ban doctors before this gets completely out of
Out of concern for the public at large, I have withheld the
statistics on lawyers for fear the shock would cause people
to panic and seek medical attention.
Anyone who has ever had a loved one in hospital will enjoy
A woman called a local hospital. "Hello. Could you connect
me to the person who gives information about patients. I'd
like to find out if a patient is getting better, doing as
expected, or getting worse"
The voice on the other end said, "What is the patient's name
and room number?"
"Sarah Finkel, room 302."
"I'll connect you with the nursing station."
"3-A Nursing Station. How can I help You?"
"I'd like to know the condition of Sarah Finkel in room 302."
"Just a moment. Let me look at her records.
Mrs. Finkel is doing very well. In fact, she's had two full
meals, her blood pressure is fine, to be taken off the heart
monitor in a couple of hours and, if she continues this
improvement, Dr. Cohen is going to send her home on
Tuesday at ."
The woman said, "What a relief! Oh, that's fantastic...
that's wonderful news!"
The nurse said, "From your enthusiasm, I take it you
are a close family member or a very close friend!"
"Neither! I'm Sarah Finkel in 302! Nobody here tells
me a damn thing.