Bad Medicine, Part 1: (Drug) Trials and Tribulations

Season 6, Episode 26 This week on Freakonomics Radio: We tend to think of medicine as a science, but for most of human history it has been scientific-ish at best.¬†Stephen J. Dubner¬†looks at the grotesque mistakes produced by centuries of trial-and-error, and asks whether the new era of evidence-based medicine is the solution. Plus: sometimes […]