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PodMed – Week of April 18, 2016

April 15, 2016


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

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