This Week's Quiz:
Foodborne illness can be caused by bacteria and viruses, parasites, mold, toxins, and contaminants, as well as allergens. Food poisoning can also be caused by toxic substances that naturally exist in food, chemical toxins, and molds.
Human beings vary greatly in their dopamine response to alcohol; this variation is related to genetic susceptibility for alcoholism, which contributes to more than half of alcoholism risk.
Social media, email, and other communication technologies have created great opportunities for clinicians to communicate with patients. But being social must be balanced with medical professionalism. MPR investigates.