May 20, 2019
Does smoking cause lung cancer?
How could you ever know? The second in a three-part series on
causality, I’m joined by Dr. Shoshana Herzig to discuss how Austin
Bradford Hill and Richard Doll set out to try and answer this
question -- and along the way revolutionized the way we think about
what causes disease. In this episode, we’ll talk about the first
double-blinded randomized controlled trial, the long shadow of
tuberculosis, and why epidemiology is beautiful. Plus, a brand new
#AdamAnswers about chest compressions!
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