Step 1 Question with Answer
An 80 year old man with a history of CHF is brought to the ER because of sudden-onset abdominal pain. He has severe hypotension, which you suspect is precipitating the patient’s discomfort. Which of the following arteries provides blood to the area immediately proximal to the location of the pathology in this man’s abdomen? A. Celiac artery B. Ileocolic artery C. Middle colic...
Is there such a thing as a truly unselfish act,...
Whenever researchers use MRI to observe test subjects as they perform a particular task, it seems that some new secret of our brain is unlocked. Altruism is no exception. One such study focused on anonymous charitable donations, which are pretty specific altruistic acts: the giver receives no tangible reward, he or she gives away hard-earned money to benefit a total stranger, and he or she cannot...
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Health Care Reform: We are being fooled again.
The medical system does need reforming — radical reforming. It’s more expensive than it ought to be, and powerful interests prosper at the expense of the rest of us. The status quo has little about it to be admired, and we shouldn’t tolerate it. Thus, the American people should be fed up with Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid for insulting our...