To increase regulation on pollution or not to, that is the question?

Episode 5

Free Associations Podcast | October 10th, 2017


Environmental Health, Epidemiology

Matt, Chris, and Don discuss a new study that suggests increasing pollution regulation standards in the US could save lives (Trump’s EPA isn’t going to like this one), debate whether or not medical researchers should make policy recommendations (spoiler, Matt is alone on an island on this one) and Chris answers the question that has puzzled philosophers for centuries: is it safer to ride in blue or yellow taxis?

Journal club article:

Air pollution and mortality in the medicare population