Anaphylaxis is especially life threatening because it has the potential to cut off airways and breathing. What is the physiological response that allows anaphylaxis to occur? How and why does epinephrine (also known as adrenaline) counteract this response? Provide detail on the mechanism of action for this hormone.
Multiple births can lead to not only complications for the newborns, but for the mother as well. What conditions might the mother of multiples suffer from before and shortly after birth? (Hint: Think back to circulation and blood and homeostasis.)