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58. The Rise and Fall of the American Medical School

Health

01/22/2019Audio/Video
Dr. Milton Packer traces the history of the American medical school from its humble beginnings to its present day turmoils.
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57. Neither Fisher nor Bayes: The Limits of Statistical Inference

Health

01/18/2019Audio/Video
Billions of healthcare dollars hinge on theories from a field of human inquiry that combines the precision of mathematics with the accuracy of astrology. Michel Accad and Anish Koka interview Dr. Michael Acree, a data scientist and a teacher of statistical science.
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Paul Krugman's Conversion to a 70-Percent Income Tax

Taxes and Spending

Blog01/15/2019

Paul Krugman is now claiming the fact the US is not a 100% free-market economy justifies ever-higher taxes on "the rich."

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56. Conflicts of Interest in Health Policy: A Different Ball of Wax?

Health

01/14/2019Audio/Video
Anish Koka and Michel Accad reveal some uncomfortable truths about conflicts of interest in healthcare.
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55. Waste in Healthcare: Is the Narrative Too Simplistic?

Health

01/09/2019Audio/Video
Michel Accad and Anish Koka discuss the “Less-Is-More” movement with Dr. Lisa Rosenbaum, one of the best medical writers of our generation.
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54. How to Jump Ship and Practice Medicine on Your Own Terms, with Dr. Kathleen Brown

Health

01/04/2019Audio/Video
Is it possible to operate a medical practice outside of the mainstream "insurance-contracted" healthcare system?
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No, Dollar Stores Don't Create Poverty

Bureaucracy and RegulationLabor and WagesPoverty

Blog01/01/2019

Dollar stores are hardly the starvation-producing hellholes that the critics claim them to be. They serve their customer base well, but it is not a customer base of elite journalists and politicians.

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53. Health vs. Illness: Pat Caslin on Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Health

12/31/2018Audio/Video
Is our inability to articulate what "health" is precisely the reason for our insanely dysfunctional healthcare systems?
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