Not That "Weird"

RECEIVED Wed., June 24, 2015

Dear Editor,
    Outrage! Woman charges $35 for what should cost hundreds of dollars.
    While I understand that “News of the Weird” [June 19] is only reporting weird news stories, the only thing weird is why this was reported at all. You can buy fetal heart rate monitors and other ultrasound equipment from Amazon.com and other fine retailers. The only difference is they can't call them sonogram machines.
    In Texas you don't even need a license to operate one, but the use for sonograms requires a prescription, and doctor. This is one of many ways the medical system screws Americans: The medical business doesn't want people to be able to get something for cheap.
Mark Cathcart
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