Freakonomics, M.D.

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Freakonomics, M.D.

Each week, physician and economist Dr. Bapu Jena will dig into a fascinating study at the intersection of economics and healthcare. He takes on questions like: Why do kids with summer birthdays get the flu more often? Can surviving a hurricane help you live longer? What do heart surgery and grocery-store pricing have in common?

  • What Happens to Patients When Thousands of Cardiologists Leave Town?

    September 17, 2021

    What Happens to Patients When Thousands of Cardiologists Leave Town?

  • Are Barbershops the Cutting Edge of Healthcare Delivery?

    September 10, 2021

    Are Barbershops the Cutting Edge of Healthcare Delivery?

  • How to Solve a Medical Mystery

    September 3, 2021

    How to Solve a Medical Mystery

  • What Do Grocery Store Prices and Heart Surgery Have in Common?

    August 27, 2021

    What Do Grocery Store Prices and Heart Surgery Have in Common?

  • Why Are Kids With Summer Birthdays More Likely to Get the Flu?

    August 20, 2021

    Why Are Kids With Summer Birthdays More Likely to Get the Flu?

  • Do As Docs Say, Not As They Do

    August 13, 2021

    Do As Docs Say, Not As They Do

  • Covid and the “Birthday Effect”

    August 6, 2021

    Covid and the “Birthday Effect”

  • Introducing “Freakonomics, M.D.”

    July 21, 2021

    Introducing “Freakonomics, M.D.”

  • Marathons Can Be Deadly — But Not For the Reasons You May Think

    June 10, 2021

    Marathons Can Be Deadly — But Not For the Reasons You May Think

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