Here’s another medical joke:
Q: When Mary and Joseph went to Bethlehem, why did Mary have Jesus in a manger?
A: They had Aetna HMO.
In the Russian city of Zheleznovodsk, a monument has been dedicated to a medical procedure popular at local health spas, the enema. The statue is a bronze enema syringe supported by three cherubs. Dozens of spas in the surrounding Caucasus Mountain region give enemas from the area’s mineral springs. (Internal Medicine News: 7/13/08)
Barack Obama and his advisors were in the area recently on a fact-finding tour to help them design a new government-run health care plan for the US. Obama said “I’m an enema freak from way back. I’ll bend over to make sure enemas are included in my new health plan.”