Here with a short entry out of the "I Actually Wish I Was Making This Up, But I'm Not" Files. Reuters' Health & Science Correspondent reports that
"More and more obese [American] people are unable to get full medical care because they are either too big to fit into scanners, or their fat is too dense for X-rays or sound waves to penetrate."
Sometimes, my utter revulsion at the subject and
the substance of a story just makes me wish it would go away. Well, this is one of those. I'm nauseous just thinking about it. And for that reason, I can't talk about this anymore, but check out the article
if you dare.