EBM and Clinical Support Librarians@UCHC

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The Friday Post #24: Public Health E-Cards in Questionable Taste, Signs, More Anatomical Knitting


The U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) introduced their service of providing health related E-Greeting cards to the public in 2007.

While I understand the purpose of the E-cards is to promote public health via interactive media… frankly speaking they seem a bit odd.  Because <well> is the purpose of them to notify your latest partner that they really do need to have a chlamydia test soon (or what)?  There are over 80 CDC E-Greeting Cards available to send.  Here are a few of them:






Image credit: CDC Health E-Cards – All rights reserved – Copyright 2009



More anatomically correct knitting…. Eeek! Reported Jan 15 2009 by the Telegraph (UK): “U.S. Psychiatrist Knits Anatomically Correct Woolly Brain“!



Finally: Thanks to the blogger at LaughingSquid.com for this great photograph:


Photo Credit: http://laughingsquid.com/some-questions-cant-be-answered-by-google/ – All rights reserved – Copyright 2009


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