October 18, 2003

Stretch Marks

Strange article.

    WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) -- The sharply rising number of obese Americans is leading medical-equipment manufacturers and ambulance crews to supersize their stretchers.
Would you like restraints with that?

Bet the company that makes these is raking in the bucks.


Posted by hln at October 18, 2003 01:05 PM | Health/Fitness/Nutrition | TrackBack

From a world not so far away...

"The chain of weight-training gyms named Meathead and Mary, owned by the transnational TreyCorp, Inc. has offered discounts to EMTs of hospitals who have invested in the larger stretchers.

TreyCorp, Inc. acquired the patents for three such stretchers in an acquisition earlier this year of the two leading medical equipment manufacturers...


Posted by: Trey Givens at October 18, 2003 02:41 PM

Look at me! I'm link whoring! I hope I'm not too heavy to carry.

Posted by: Phelps at October 20, 2003 04:20 PM