Articles matching the ‘Life expectancy’ Category

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June 10th, 2017

Podcast 208: How inequality kills — David Ansell talks with us about his new book

Dr. David Ansell, a professor of medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses his new book, “The Death Gap: How inequality kills.” What’s the death gap? Look at it this way: you’re getting on the Chicago Transit Authority’s Blue Line at “The Loop” in downtown, where the average life expectancy is 85 yrs. […]


August 1st, 2013

Podcast 164: Talking about death

Running time: 11 minutes Last month John You and his colleagues published a guide to discussing advance care planning with patients at high risk of dying in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. It’s full of practical advice, and I thought it would be interesting to get a sense of You’s approach to this difficult issue that […]


February 28th, 2009

Podcast 32: Reprise of a June 2008 interview with Larry Allen from Duke, in which he talks about patients’ estimates of their life expectancy, compared with what disease models predict.

We’ve run into a scheduling problem with the person we wanted to talk with. We’ll try again next week, because his views are intriguing and I’m guessing you’d rather have intriguing than ho-hum. However, so that you won’t have wasted your time downloading the podcast, I’ve reprised an interview from last June, when few of […]


June 20th, 2008

Podcast 4: News and interview with Dr. Larry Allen, Clinical Instructor in Cardiology, Duke

Larry Allen talks with us about patients’ estimates of their life expectancy, compared with what disease models predict. Antiepileptic drugs http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/619/1 Antipsychotic drug http://general-medicine.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2007/315/5 Inhalers http://pediatrics.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/1 Induced labor http://womens-health.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/619/1 Rate vs. rhythm http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/2 Dr. Allen interview http://depts.washington.edu/shfm/ http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/abstract/299/21/2533 http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/5 http://cardiology.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/618/5 http://firstwatch.jwatch.org/cgi/content/full/2008/604/1


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