PodMed – Week of December 22, 2014


This week’s topics include the Darwin awards and gender, tipping behavior at the holidays, political persuasion and physical activity, and magazines in physician waiting rooms.

Program notes:

0:30 Annual Christmas spoof
1:35 Examined over 29,000 adult’s data
2:32 Suggests an association but not causality
3:10 Magazines in physician waiting rooms
4:10 Divided into gossipy and non-gossipy magazine
5:10 Related to disappearance of magazines not age
6:19 Tipping behavior at Christmas
7:18 Darwin awards and gender
8:18 More likely to be male or female?
9:15 Limited retrospective data
10:20 End