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August 30th, 2019

Podcast 231 — The evidence behind VA’s suicide-prevention guidelines

Dr. Eric Caine’s editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine offers a skeptical, yet respectful, take on the evidence supporting the recent suicide-prevention guidelines from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. What are other countries doing to address suicide? It has increased in the U.S. from about 10.4 per 100,000 residents in the year 2000 to […]


February 3rd, 2016

Podcast 194: Rising middle-age mortality rates are worrying

Ever since Anne Case and Angus Deaton published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences last November there has been a spate of commentary over their major finding: mortality rates among middle-aged whites in the U.S. are rising while everyone else’s are improving. The Commonwealth Fund has just published an “issue brief” […]


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