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From an article on changing practices and business after Covid-19.

"Four Major Trend Shits to Focus On"

Already a lot has been said on the growing prosperity of the telemedicine sector over the past three months as a major choice for contactless healthcare services..."


Think they may have intended to say "Shifts"? Or maybe not.

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I would have gone with "Four Major Shitting Trends...."

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O Really wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:18 pm
From an article on changing practices and business after Covid-19.

"Four Major Trend Shits to Focus On"

Already a lot has been said on the growing prosperity of the telemedicine sector over the past three months as a major choice for contactless healthcare services..."


Think they may have intended to say "Shifts"? Or maybe not.
yep, last year I had asked 2 of my docs about doing anything remotely. no way, never, never, too risky, can't be done, they said.
I have a Zoom appointment next week with one of them.

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:46 pm
yep, last year I had asked 2 of my docs about doing anything remotely. no way, never, never, too risky, can't be done, they said.
I have a Zoom appointment next week with one of them.
I could not get my MD's obscure video app working, and would have had to use a dinky phone, anyhow. So, we had a 25 minute telephone appt yesterday. I still have to go in for a lab draw in 3 weeks and in-person completion of my annual physical a few days later, but I liked that we got so much done safely. I do need the labs, but if we have to cancel the rest of the physical exam for some reason, no biggie to me.
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Vrede too wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:08 pm
billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:46 pm
yep, last year I had asked 2 of my docs about doing anything remotely. no way, never, never, too risky, can't be done, they said.
I have a Zoom appointment next week with one of them.
I could not get my MD's obscure video app working, and would have had to use a dinky phone, anyhow. So, we had a 25 minute telephone appt yesterday. I still have to go in for a lab draw in 3 weeks and in-person completion of my annual physical a few days later, but I liked that we got so much done safely. I do need the labs, but if we have to cancel the rest of the physical exam for some reason, no biggie to me.
I'm not doing the requested labs for next week. I had a blood draw several weeks ago that should be good enough. The out patient waiting was not something I want to do until this is over. I did learn that if I suspect Coronavirus they will do testing in the parking lot.

Not sure if they are testing saliva or blood.

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:25 pm
I'm not doing the requested labs for next week. I had a blood draw several weeks ago that should be good enough. The out patient waiting was not something I want to do until this is over. I did learn that if I suspect Coronavirus they will do testing in the parking lot.

Not sure if they are testing saliva or blood.
MD said something about the lab techs making folks wait in the parking lot and calling us in one at a time for the blood draw. Fine by me. I'll also wear a mask and gloves. Not sure what made me save my unused N95s, but I'm glad that I did. I'm leaving my used one on the dash. As long as a couple of days pass, it should be safe to reuse.

I also had an unopened box of gloves, hah!
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Woman killed by alligator in SC was doing homeowner's nails

Made me wonder how the hell that could happen, but the idiot wasn't actually "doing homeowner's nails" when she was attacked. Comments:
“I don't look like a deer” -- Maybe not, but to that alligator you looked like FOOD.
I don't think it's a good idea to pet an alligator
Oh it's so cute, why pet a cat when you can wade into a pond and pet this?
A government alligator simply enforcing the stay-at-home order.
Last words " I won't be doing this again"...she was right.
I won't even play my ball on a South Carolina golf course if I have to turn my back to the water in striking range.
Verily I say unto thee: "Darwin was right."
That’s what happens when you ignore stay at home orders...revenge of the swamp.
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Hold my beer...
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Woman found dismembered in suitcase named by police

That's awful, but why did the police name the suitcase?

"28-year-old Phoenix Netts."

No no no, it's the Phoenix Suns and Brooklyn (formerly New Jersey) Nets.
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The Talk - Jerry O'Connell Says Dying Wife, Rebecca Romijn's Roots 'was really scary'

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/tal ... 00329.html

Read comments - ridicule over the poor dying wife.

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O Really wrote:
Sat May 30, 2020 12:36 am
The Talk - Jerry O'Connell Says Dying Wife, Rebecca Romijn's Roots 'was really scary'

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/tal ... 00329.html

Read comments - ridicule over the poor dying wife.
:lol:

Still not fixed! :wtf:
RIP Rebecca
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Ghislaine Maxwell granted stay of execution by US court, delaying release of incriminating court papers

Hey Telegraph, "stay of execution" means something different in America.
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