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  • Careless (and Repulsive) Whispers

  • Created January 13, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • Fresh from winter break, Kaci McCleary, Tony Rosenberg, Mark Moubarek, and new co-host Teneme Konne bring us up to date on their activities during their time off.  We hear from co-host Amy Young as she sends in her (surprising?) thoughts on the Grand Canyon.  Meanwhile, the good old mesentery might get a well deserved promotion, from...VIEW >
  • Quiz: When a tight wedding ring suggests a rare diagnosis

  • Created January 13, 2017 by Figure 1
  • A 42-year-old male presents with a long history of headaches, impaired vision, and fatigue. He mentions his wedding ring no longer fits and he has joint pain. Swollen hands and feet, coarse facial features, and a bitemporal hemianopsia are noted on examination. Investigations reveal a diagnosis of acromegaly secondary to a pituitary macroadenoma and he...VIEW >
  • Q&A with Physician-Authors Dr. Khurram Mehtabdin and Dr. Omar Mirza

  • Created January 9, 2017 by Christy Duan
  • Dr. Khurram Mehtabdin and Dr. Omar Mirza are doctors by day, comic book creators by night. Their series,  Zindan: The Last Ansaars,  is the bestselling comic book in Pakistan through  CFxComics. Since their 2014 debut, they’ve seen a 150% increase in sales at United States Comic Cons. A saga of South Indian superheroes and supervillains...VIEW >
  • Putting 2016 Behind Us… Waaaay Behind Us

  • Created January 6, 2017 by The Short Coat Podcast
  • Dave and the gang (Kaci McCleary, Rob Humble, Elizabeth Shirazi, and later in the show Anthony Hunt (an Iowa pharmacy student to whom Rob is affianced) say goodbye to what many acknowledge was a suppurating, prurient rash of a year. Fortunately, medical students around the country are working to make medical school a better place, including some...VIEW >
  • What You Should Know: Understanding Immunotherapy Techniques for Cancer Treatment

  • Created January 4, 2017 by Brian Wu
  • The American Cancer Society estimated that in 2015, there were 1,658,370 new cases of cancer diagnosed in this country and some 589,430 deaths. These widespread numbers mean that whether a new doctor enters into general practice, oncology or some other specialty, they are likely to have to work with cancer patients. Because of this, a good understanding...VIEW >

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