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PodMed – Week of April 18, 2016

April 15, 2016

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This week’s topics include teenage BMI and cardiovascular mortality, income and death, five star ratings for hospitals, and daily aspirin use.

Program notes:

0:38 Hospital ratings and outcomes
1:35 About a fifth received two stars or one star
2:36 Socioeconomic status of individuals
3:18 Income and mortality
4:20 Access to healthcare didn’t correlate
5:20 Focus on interventions with populations
6:03 Taking aspirin daily
7:05 Can’t have a risk for bleeding
8:08 Aspirin and melanoma prevention
8:40 BMI in teenagers and subsequent cardiovascular risk
9:35 Upper part of normal BMI range
10:40 End

Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/04/15/wealth-and-longevity/

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