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Mar272015

147: The Doctor is In

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Doctor, these patients need 100CC of trivia STAT! We're prescribing some extra-strength weird facts this episode so make sure to relax and breathe normally. Get the blood flowing with a general medical quiz, and then take a spoonful of odd lingo and code words doctors use behind your back. CLEAR! Find out what's fact and what's fiction behind common medical procedures shown in TV and movies. And how a dead half of a frog inspired one of the greatest literary classic of all time. 

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Technically, the Fantastic Four movies are not a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel sold those rights to Fox, so those characters and those movies don't exist with the likes of the Avengers or Guardians of the Galaxy. So while Chris Evans has portrayed two Marvel characters on film, he's only one character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

March 27, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAlex

Hey Karen, were you at the rock n roll half marathon on mar 29th? I think I saw you by the porter pottys before the start of the race, Then again it could just have been some random asian girl who looks like you.

March 29, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterrunner

Hey guys, just an FYI, prescription alcohol (beer, whiskey) is still used today to prevent or treat alcohol withdrawal delirium, as many patients are severe alcoholics and the consequences and complications of withdrawal are much worse than keeping someone "medicated" on alcohol. Usually used when treating some other sort of acute issue that requires surgery or something to that effect. Source: Surgeon wife

March 30, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterAdam from Nashville

Ditto of what Alex said above. The first MCU movie was Iron Man. Fun fact: Spiderman (who arguably started the comic book movie boom) will be making his MCU debut in the next couple of years, because similar to Fantastic Four, the rights were sold to Sony, and those licensing deals carried over in the Disney buyout.

March 30, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJustin

Dana was asking what nickname you would use for an anesthesiologist. I love the idea of calling him/her "sandman" but for many years this profession has been known as "the gas passer"

April 6, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterJulz

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