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5 Benefits of Electronic Medical Records

Medical professionals in the United States have some of the most advanced diagnostic equipment in the world, but when it comes to keeping track of patients' medical histories, we still rely primarily on pen and paper. Why should we switch?


Dictators and Despots Quiz

 Dictators and Despots Quiz

How much do you know about the dictators and despots of the world? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Deception and Disinformation: The Propaganda Quiz

 Deception and Disinformation: The Propaganda Quiz

Propaganda guides our views on religion, politics and even one another. Test your knowledge of PR propaganda with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Weirdest Failed Constitutional Amendments

 10 Weirdest Failed Constitutional Amendments

Some strange proposals have been made for Constitutional amendments. Learn about the 10 weirdest failed Constitutional amendments at HowStuffWorks. See more »

We Hold These Truths to Be Self-evident: The Declaration of Independence Quiz

 We Hold These Truths to Be Self-evident: The Declaration of Independence Quiz

Ratified in 1776, the Declaration of Independence created 13 sovereign states. Test your knowledge of the document with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Branches of U.S. Government Quiz

 The Branches of U.S. Government Quiz

How many branches of the U.S. government are there? If you think that question is easy, check out the other questions in this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

A Racist Regime: The Nazi Germany Quiz

 A Racist Regime: The Nazi Germany Quiz

Nazi Germany was a period in the mid-1900s darkened by fascist totalitarian rule. Test your knowledge of Nazi Germany with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Questions in the U.S. Health Care Cost Debate

 10 Questions in the U.S. Health Care Cost Debate

Why does health care cost so much? And, why isn't the population any healthier? Learn the biggest U.S. health care cost debates at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Second Amendment Quiz

 The Second Amendment Quiz

Take a shot at this Second Amendment quiz, and see if you can hit the bullseye at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The First Amendment Quiz

 The First Amendment Quiz

Can you master this First Amendment quiz like a Founding Father, or will you need to plead the Fifth? Take our quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Name That Fascist Dictator Quiz

 Name That Fascist Dictator Quiz

Do you know a lot about fascist dictators? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »