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Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is He also co-hosts the Accad And Koa Report podcast.

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48. Many Statisticians, Many Answers: The Methodological Factor in the Replication Crisis


Can scientists step into the same data pool and obtain the same research results twice?
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47. Drug Dosing: One Size Does Not Fit All


Patients come in all sizes and shapes, and with varying tolerance for complications and risk. Is it plausible that a single dosing regimen can optimize treatment for everybody?
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46. Reforming Medical Education: Beyond the Usual Platitudes


The reform of medical education is a usually boring conversation that needs its own reform. The discussion we have on this episode does just that.
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45. Brain Death at the Bedside


We revisit the question of brain death, this time with a more practical focus. What should doctors tell families of patients who fulfill neurological criteria for brain death?
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44. Economic vs. Political Means to Healthcare: A Conversation with Jeff Deist


Economic knowledge should not be the sole province of technical experts, but it is. The price we pay for this ignorance is that most people can easily fall prey to the political class and to the technocrats whose economic theory is generally far from sound.
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