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Sunday, January 09, 2005

A ProfShade Public Service Announcement to Our Younger Readers: Choose Your Profession Wisely

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us"Dentists' odds of suicide are 6.64 times greater than the rest of the working age population," writes researcher Steven Stack. "Dentists suffer from relatively low status within the medical profession and have strained relationships with their clients--few people enjoy going to the dentist." One study of Oregon dentists found that they had the highest suicide rate of any group investigated. A California study found that dentists were surpassed only by chemists and pharmacists. Of 22 occupations examined in Washington state, dentists had a suicide rate second only to that of sheepherders and wool workers.1




1. No immediate comment comes to mind that wouldn't be a cheap. gratuitious reference to bestiality.