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Surprise! You still do not need to treat asymptomatic hypertension in the ED!

Surprise! We have yet another paper, in addition to the ones mentioned here that demonstrates acutely managing hypertension without end organ damage is unnecessary. 309 more words

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Trans Fat: The Real Bad Fat

In my previous article, I talked about how dietary fat is not the culprit when it comes to the obesity epidemic and along with it a host of other related diseases. 261 more words

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Local Authority lawyers should grow a pair

This post contains 95 per cent of your Recommended Daily Allowance of Sarcasm and 119% of your Recommended Daily Allowance of Dopiness

Well, it isn’t quite put like that, but it isn’t far off.   4,227 more words

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Tesla Model S – First Roadtrip

Give Elon Musk credit. He is a master at marketing.

Those range maps showing supercharger coverage of the U.S. (except Arkansas, which I find more than a little amusing) – well, they are pretty…creative. 742 more words

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10 Science Myths You Were Told Growing Up

1. Lightning never strikes the same place twice.


Source: Getty Images

Lightning bolts always aim for the tallest object in the environment. The taller an object is, the more likely it will be struck. 601 more words

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Who is really distracted by distracting injuries?

Those that (still) recommend the pan-scan in trauma, it would seem.  Over a once year period, this 803 patient prospective study (451 of which with distracting injuries) evaluated all awake, alert, blunt trauma patients with a GCS of 14-15 to determine the validity of an abdominal exam.   148 more words

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Sterling Silver Lining's Playbook ...

I know, Clicky, that’s a huge sign

This is a story of LoL Assistant Kit Bisto …

I know, five fingers … who’d have funk it … 618 more words

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