Hospital patient sprayed with blood by patient who yanked out IV; Florida a mecca for Appalachian drug dealers;

> A boy and his father at Staten Island University Hospital were sprayed by with blood when another patient yanked out his IV line, the New York Daily News reports. The boy was in the hospital to get stitches. Article

> Cash-only pain clinics have made Florida a mecca for Appalachian drug dealers and addicts who stream in to stock up on oxycodone, Xanax and other potent pain killers, the Florida Times-Union reports. Article

> Physicians Hospitals of America named Dr. Mike Russell president of the PHA board and Keri Bolte will serve as interim director. Press release

> City living helps people fend off infections, the BBC reports. Article

> The number of children ages 9 to 14 who visited the ER for ice hockey-related injuries rose 163 percent to 7,713 between 1990 and 2006, reports. Hockey injuries among girls and women rose 347 percent. Article

And Finally... They wouldn't smell if you put a clothespin on their beaks. Article