Respectful Insolence

Archives for April 24, 2006

As a surgical oncologist whose practice is made up largely of treating breast cancer, I really hate guys like this: MIAMI – A 76-year-old man claiming to be a doctor went door-to-door in a Florida neighborhood offering free breast exams and was charged with sexually assaulting two women who accepted the offer, police said Thursday.…

A new blog carnival

I’m actually surprised to find this out, but up until now there was a noticeable lack as far as medical blog carnivals go. Sure, we have Grand Rounds, but that’s a general medical carnival that covers every specialty and all issues that relate to medicine. Although it’s usually chock full of great blog material, Grand…

Whoever thought this would be a good idea?

Sometimes people come up with ideas that are just so mind-bogglingly inappropriate that I have a hard time grasping them. Case in point, recently Polish authorities granted permission by a local theater group to perform Jesus Christ Superstar at an old Nazi death camp: POLISH authorities have withdrawn permission for the musical Jesus Christ Superstar…