A medical journal corrects an obituary from 1858:
More than 150 years later, and 200 years after Snow’s birth, The Lancet has finally decided to set the record straight. In a recent article, “after an unduly prolonged period of reflection,” the journal finally comes clean, lightheartedly admitting that “some readers may wrongly have inferred that The Lancet failed to recognise Dr Snow’s remarkable achievements in the field of epidemiology,” as well as “his visionary work” in discovering how cholera is spread.
This just in from the Department of Clarifications, the above has been added to our interview with Grover Norquist, Washington’s most visible anti-tax lobbyist, and a guy who knows a thing or two about “poopy-heads.”
Hey guys! We’re trying something new today! At 1 pm ET we’re going to our first Tumblr book club chat.
Hopefully all of you have gotten to or close to page 88 in our first book, ‘Gold’ by Chirs Cleave. What do you think so far? Tell us! We’ll start posting your thoughts, questions, etc. at 1 pm ET today. See you, on our Tumblr page, then!
Correction: We’ll be starting at 3 pm ET, but start submitting your thoughts and questions now!
Our bad. We’re starting at 3 pm ET now. But feel free to start sharing your thoughts now!
Ha. Thanks for the fix.