Monday, September 26, 2005

Don't bother Daddy during the Superbowl, I will take you to the emergency room on Monday

from Scientific American, Watching World Series Causes Drop In Hospital Visits

When is an emergency not quite an emergency? According to a new study, the answer depends on how well your favorite baseball team is doing. A report published in the October issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine reveals that the number of visits to emergency rooms in Boston-area hospitals was inversely related to how well the Red Sox performed in the 2004 World Series.

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