Radio in Progress: One Upside of Aging

the chance to interview Redelmeier, a medical professor, clinician and researcher at the University of Toronto. This was a real treat. You may remember reading about some of Redelmeier’s quirky...

Is Voting Dangerous for Your Health?

...enforcement (decreased police presence), and demographics (mobilizing unfit drivers). Here’s one writeup of the study; Redelmeier was also featured on NPR. Redelmeier wrote to tell us that our voting column...

Bring on the Pain!

...cause pain, and those words are painful. Governor’s Press Office Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley The heavyweight of our pain episode is Donald Redelmeier, a Toronto physician and researcher whose clever...

How to Live Longer: a New Marketplace Podcast

...“Survival in Academy Award-Winning Actors and Actresses,” by Donald Redelmeier (who has appeared here before, including in our “Bring on the Pain!” podcast) and Sheldon Singh. Also, for a challenge...

Need to Go to the ER? Not Until the Game's Over!

...living in rural locations, and was most evident for those with milder triage severity scores presenting with abdominal pain, musculoskeletal disorders, or traumatic injuries. The study’s authors, Dr. Donald Redelmeier,...

If It's Raining, You Might Want to Reschedule That Interview

...Now along come Donald Redelmeier and Simon D. Baxter from the University of Toronto with an interesting question: do applicants to medical school suffer if they happen to be interviewed...

Strange Danger: TMSIDK Episode 1

...time of day to vote is between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. According to contestant Dr. Donald Redelmeier (a friend of Freakonomics), this is “likely a combination between more driving, more rushing,...

How’s My Driving? A Q&A With the Author of Traffic

...losing vehicles because of an impending off-ramp. But there’s a curious bias that plays out in oscillating shifts of traffic, observed by the researchers Donald Redelmeier and Robert Tibshirani, in...