Even though Dave’s in NYC, he still finds a way to call it in (pun intended) for a show with Kaci McCleary, Corbin Weaver, John Pienta, and Jason Lewis. We discuss the possibility that most medical abstracts are at best wishful thinking and at worst fraudulent. And speaking of research, physicians get it together to petition congress to start treating gun violence as a fundable research topic for the CDC.
Since apparently no one can possibly know the reason for gun violence in this country, we discuss our own theories and the ways America reacts to it as a social issue. And Yahoo! Answers represents an opportunity for medical students to inform the public, because the public (judging by questions posted on Yahoo! Answers) is in desperate need of information.
- The distribution of probability values in medical abstracts: an observational study.
- Physicians Demand End To 20-Year-Old Ban On Gun Violence Research
- Best place to buy Vaseline?
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