Hits & Misses – 2009/8/17

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  1. Larry C. says:

    Interesting post about the microchip in the pill.

  2. Devon Herrick says:

    I especially liked the article about Stanford experimenting with a drive-through ER. Maybe the next big thing in retail clinics will be the drive through window. Or maybe clinics will operate more like a Sonic Drive-In, where the carhop (i.e. nurse practitioner) skates to your car.

  3. Ken says:

    Has anybody thought about house call ERs?

  4. Bart Ingles says:

    Looks like there are about 28,000 new cases of oral cancer annually versus 13,000 for cervical(2003 and 2002 estimates):
    If half of the former are HPV-caused, then the number of HPV-related cancers are similar. This seems to suggest making the vaccine available to boys, while doubling the expected benefit/cost for girls. But it looks like boys may be getting the vaccine soon anyway: