Duh! Headlines

 

As a medical librarian, one of my jobs is to scan the medical headlines in case there’s something my researchers can use. I probably scan 75 or more headlines a day from 3 or 4 RSS feeds. Often I see headlines that I think “no kidding!” in a sarcastic tone. Today I found one of those. I’m wondering who spent the time and money to do the research. I didn’t read the article, just the headline and teaser line.

Teaching Tots to Swim Prevents Drownings

BETHESDA, Md. (MedPage Today) — Formal swimming lessons for toddlers cuts the risk of death from drowning, researchers here found.

You know, I bet I could have figured that one out on my own.

One Comment

  1. Comment by Aravis:

    *LOL*

    I love things like this!