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Our divisive political climate and our ability to treat patients without bias

Shane Sobrio Washington, DC, USA   Image courtesy of the author Politics are divisive. That should not be a shock to anyone. However, the political climate in the USA at the moment is more than just divisive. Lately, there seems to be an underlying disdain for those we disagree with, in a way that even […]

Case of the authentic chest pain thought too good to be true

Michael Daley Chicago, Illinois, USA   ¬†Free your mind of bias. Mr. Bob Stevenson was fifty-one and had a history of intravenous drug abuse. He was sent to our emergency department on a Friday afternoon from the local detention center, with a chief complaint of chest pain. He said he had been watching television when […]