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Air Pollution Kills as Many People as Cigarettes

Latifa Moosajee, Atlanta. American Lung Association: “State of the Air 2019.” PLOS Medicine: “Particulate Matter Air Pollution and National and County Life Expectancy Loss in the USA: A Spatiotemporal Analysis.” The New England Journal of Medicine: “Ambient Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality in 652 Cities.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the… Read More »

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay

In Indiana, a local hospital system, Parkview Health, charged private insurance companies about four times what the federal Medicare program paid for the same care, according to a study of hospital prices in 25 states released on Thursday by the nonprofit RAND Corp. Colorado employers were shocked to learn they were paying nearly eight times… Read More »

Many Ways of Skinning a Statistical Cat

By SAURABH JHA MD  In this episode of Firing Line, Saurabh Jha (aka @RogueRad), has a conversation with Professor Brian Nosek, a metaresearcher and co-founder of Center for Open Science. They discuss the implications of this study, which showed that there was a range of analytical methods when interrogating the database to answer a specific… Read More »