Life-saving diagnosis via Facebook

Well, it had to happen sooner or later: “A British surgeon has saved his long-lost friend’s life by diagnosing him with appendicitis, via Facebook. 30-year-old Rahul Velineni logged on the social network in the middle of his shift [more productive than being on the golf course, I suppose. Steve] and saw posts from his former schoolmate, 30-year-old Peter Ball, complaining to his friends about a sharp pain in his stomach.” Surgeon gives life-saving diagnosis, via Facebook. Story via ZDNet.