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Make it rain!

I decided to search the New York Times database to figure out how much money the contributors to this blog made off of Medicare after the uproar yesterday about overpaid doctors. I was a bit [...]

April 10, 2014 // 1 Comment

Medicare paid me $112,134

Click the image to see how much Medicare paid me in 2012. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a massive amount of information today regarding how much money it paid out to [...]

April 9, 2014 // 6 Comments

A Ban on Mammograms? [Anecdotes]

A recent study published in BMJ looked at 90,000 women over 25 years, randomly dividing the group into some that received screening mammography and others that did not. The findings showed no [...]

February 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Heritage Uncertainty Principle

In physics, there is a fundamental limit to the precision with which the properties of a small particle can be known simultaneously. For instance, the observer cannot know both the position and the [...]

January 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

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