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Old 07-24-2002, 12:10 PM
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>Number of physicians in the US ........................ 700,000
>Accidental deaths caused by physicians per year ........ 120,000
>Accidental deaths per physician .......................... 17.1%
>Number of gun owners in the US ......................80,000,000
>Number of accidental gun deaths/year (all age groups) ........ 1,500
>Accidental deaths per gun owner ...................... 0.00188%
>Therefore, statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times more
>dangerous than gun owners.
>FACT: Not everyone has a gun, but everyone has at least one doctor.
>Please alert your friends to this alarming threat. We must ban doctors
>before this gets out of control.
>As a Public Health measure I have withheld the statistics on lawyers For
>fear the shock could cause people to seek medical aid
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Old 07-24-2002, 12:16 PM
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Not too far from the truth. New study out this week shows that there are over 170,000. deaths per year caused by hospital infection/illness, etc. Making it the 5th largest killer in American !!
Don't doctors work in hospitals???? HHhhhmmmmmm.....
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I saw the that same stat.! That's why I titled this post "Kinda Funny", there's nothing FUNNY about going into the hospital for a simple procedure and end up DIEING!!!
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I tell ya that a gun can sit there for ever and not do anything. Parents that do not keep them from their kids are jerks and should not be allowed to have them. All mine are under lock and key in a locked closet, in a locked toolbox, all with Trigger locks, and alarm at my shop NOT my house. That is what responsible gun ownership is all about. I hope that there are not more laws passed on us but I know there will be
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i have mine close at hand. no kids in my house. i am not giving a burgler a chance. unless it is the hamburgler bringing in a sack of mickey d's with cheese!!!!
 
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CRUBOSS,
Do you work @ KE's? Just curious, I looked @ your Profile.
I have KE's exhaust, and Hydrualic Steering on my boat!
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I'm sorry, but it is not funny...

My brother went to the hospital for a simple operation. He got a staff infection and DIED!

However, my sister is a lawyer, so "justice" is in the works!
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Clay,
Sorry for your lose! And you are correct, there is nothing funny about this, and I thought I stated that in my 2nd post here. Hope you get some measure of Justice from your sister.
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BTW, I tried to change the topic title, but I can't seem to get it to changed to O/T "Kinda Scarey" Didn't mean to offend you or your family.

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hmmm makes you second think about doctors.....
 
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We knew that all along! I can't stand doctors...hate 'em!
Biggest business in the world!

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