Freakonomics, But for Medicine

Freakonomics, But for Medicine

Large marathons increase the risk of dying for people living in that city. Children born in autumn are less likely to kill their grandparents. An emergency room visit on the wrong side of your 18th birthday increases your risk of opioid addiction. An interview full of interesting examples of so called «natural experiments».

From Weekly Filet #450, in July 2023.

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