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  • Body Modifications: Dermatologic Reactions and Risks Body modifications are increasingly popular and can go far beyond simple piercings and tattoos. Keep current on the latest trends, risks, and adverse events.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Monkeypox Are you up-to-date on the monkeypox epidemic, including key recent findings, common symptoms, and vaccination guidance? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: Weird ICD-10 Codes Because ICD codes attempt to be all-inclusive, the results can be bizarre. Can you spot the real ICD-10 codes? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Rapid Review Quiz: COVID-19 Updates Do you know the latest updates on antiviral drug treatments, long COVID symptoms, and anosmia, among other key concerns? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: Major Medical Milestones How much do you know about major medical milestones? Test yourself with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Pain, Vomiting in a 48-Year-Old on Levothyroxine, Metformin A 48-year-old has epigastric pain and vomiting. Symptoms started suddenly and are similar to ones experienced 2 months earlier. He takes levothyroxine, metformin, and amlodipine daily. What's wrong?
  • A Woman Who Owns a Hot Tub and Chickens Has Dyspnea, Cough A 44-year-old woman reports progressive dyspnea and cough that produces yellow sputum. Significant exposures include a chicken coop that is regularly cleaned and a hot tub. Do you know what's wrong?
  • Trivia Quiz: Diseases of World Leaders Do you know what diseases and health issues world leaders endured? Test yourself with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: COVID-19 Omicron Variant How much do you know about the COVID-19 Omicron variant? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Trivia Quiz: TV Doctors Sometimes surprisingly on-point but often wildly inaccurate, TV doctors lend the profession glamour. Test your knowledge of TV doctors past and present with this quick trivia quiz.
  • Rapid Review Quiz: Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Do you know the latest on which pathogens to watch for, COVID-related concerns, and other key recent findings in hospital-acquired pneumonia? Take this short quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anemia in Myelodysplastic Syndrome Do you know key information about the presentation, workup, and treatment of anemia in patients with myelodysplastic syndrome? Take this quick quiz to find out.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Squamous Cell Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer How much do you know about squamous cell non-small cell lung cancer? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Anal Fissures and Fistulas How much do you know about anal fissures and fistulas? Review clinical information, including key aspects of presentation and management, with this short quiz.
  • Sexual Abuse: The 'Hidden Pediatric Problem' Child sexual abuse is a global underrecognized and underreported problem. Learn how to diagnose and evaluate suspected victims of sexual abuse, as well as understand some key considerations when managing these patients.
  • Rapid Rx Quiz: Headache Medications How much do you know about headache medications, including key recommendations, adverse effects, and contraindications? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
  • Rectal Bleeding in a 47-Year-Old Farmer Who Can't Pass Flatus A 47-year-old farmer presents with severe abdominal pain and rectal bleeding. He cannot pass stool or flatus. For the past 2 weeks, he has had a fever. Do you know what's wrong?
  • Fast Five Quiz: Thyroid Cancer Practice Essentials Do you know which patients are at increased risk for thyroid cancer, as well as COVID-related concerns and best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
  • Fast Five Quiz: Ulcerative Colitis Myths vs Facts When it comes to risk factors, clinical aspects, and best practices for ulcerative colitis, can you separate fact from fiction? Take this short quiz.
  • Scorpion Stings: From Mild Local Effects to Death The majority of scorpion species are not dangerous to humans, with only a small minority producing venom capable of causing serious systemic effects. Learn about major scorpion toxidromes and how to treat them.