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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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52. Should Doctors Get Involved in Healthcare Policy? A Med Student’s Perspective

Health

12/26/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Accad and Dr. Koka discuss the pros and cons of healthcare policy—and of a doctor’s involvement in such policy—with Aamir Hussein, a fourth year medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
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We'll Need Property Rights in a World of Gene-Edited Humans

Bureaucracy and RegulationHealth

Blog12/19/2018

A respect for property rights will become all the more important in the age of "designer babies" and "gene editing."

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51. The Expert vs. the Algorithm: Gary Klein on Decision-Making in Healthcare

Health

12/18/2018Audio/Video
Doctors are increasingly asked to follow decision rules, guidelines, and “evidence-based” algorithms. Is that the right approach to take care of patients? Are cognitive errors over-emphasized in healthcare?
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100 Percent Reserve Banking and the Path to a Single-Country Gold Standard

Gold StandardInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A look at the detrimental consequences of fractional reserve banking and outline its abolition before a viable gold standard can be established.
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50. Thieves of Virtue: How Bioethics Stole Medicine

Health

12/13/2018Audio/Video
Are bioethicists too complacent about their grasp of economics? A fascinating discussion with Dr. Tom Koch.
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