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Tuesday, January 18, 2005


We think we've found the cause of your toothache.
LITTLETON, Colo. A dentist found the source of the toothache Patrick Lawler was complaining about on the roof of his mouth: a 4-inch nail the construction worker had unknowingly embedded in his skull six days earlier...

"This is the second one we've seen in this hospital where the person was injured by the nail gun and didn't actually realize the nail had been imbedded in their skull," neurosurgeon Sean Markey told KUSA-TV in Denver...

"The doctors said, 'If you're going to have a nail in the brain, that's the way you want it to be.'..." [AP]