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Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is He also co-hosts the Accad And Koa Report podcast.

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A Florida Physician Runs for Congress


What does it mean to promote a politically conservative vision for healthcare? Accad and Koka interview Dr. Leo Valentin.
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What a Retracted JAMA Paper Tells Us about the Research Enterprise


Accad and Koka interview Eric Weinhandl, an epidemiologist whose investigation of a JAMA paper on dialysis patients led to its retraction—and subsequent republication. They also discuss the field of epidemiology during the COVID pandemic.
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Viruses versus Lockdowns: It's Not about Tradeoffs

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Presenting "saving lives" as a more or less equal alternative to commerce and community is a misguided view of what the lockdown debate is really all about.
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Testing and Contact Tracing: The Challenges Ahead


Gregg Gonsalves, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Yale University Medical School, explains what a strategy of testing and contract tracing might look like.
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Fevers, Flus, and Viruses: Adam Rodman on the Nosological Challenges of COVID-19


Dr. Adam Rodman, host of the podcast Bedside Rounds , sheds light on the COVID-related challenges that clinicians are now confronting.
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