Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? Full Transcript

...it’s a good place to start. EMANUEL: First of all, there is a fair amount of money in end-of-life care. That’s Ezekiel Emanuel. Not Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, or...

Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? (Rebroadcast)

...But it’s a good place to start. EZEKIEL EMANUEL: Well, first of all, there is a fair amount of money in end-of-life care. That’s Ezekiel Emanuel. Not Rahm Emanuel, mayor...

Is the Obesity Epidemic for Real?: Full Transcript

...conditions, like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Here’s Ezekiel Emanuel, a doctor and bioethicist who’s an adviser to the Obama Administration on healthcare reform. He’s also the older brother of...

Drops in the Bucket: How Far Along Are We Really Toward Reducing Healthcare Spending?

...This is a guest post by Jeff Mosenkis, a freelance producer with Freakonomics Radio who holds a Ph.D. in psychology and comparative human development. Ezekiel Emanuel has a series...

Healthcare Needs Insurance Companies Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

My reveries about toast landing butter side down — the subject of an upcoming blog entry — were pleasantly broken by the discussion on this blog of Ezekiel Emanuel’s analysis of...

Help Wanted. No Smokers Need Apply: Full Transcript

...a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Ezekiel EMANUEL: “I’m a cancer doctor. I find smoking disgusting. I find smoking horrible. I wish that everyone who did it could quit.”...

Freakonomics Radio, Fat Edition: Is the Obesity Epidemic for Real?

...obesity, but that interview never happened. Ezekiel Emanuel, the White House’s go-to-doctor on healthcare reform. I did speak to a very good proxy: Ezekiel Emanuel, the M.D. and bioethicist who...

An Easy Way to Cut Down on Pill Suicides?

...(Photo: Sage Ross) Ezekiel Emanuel, who’s popped up in our blog and podcasts, writes in the Times about a simple way to reduce suicides: We need to make...

Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? A New Freakonomics Radio Episode

...Ezekiel Emanuel, the physician and medical ethicist at Penn who helped put together the Affordable Care Act. More recently, Emanuel outlined his end-of-life views in an Atlantic piece called “Why...

The Business Case for Managed Death

...to a New England Journal of Medicine article by doctors Ezekiel Emanuel and Margaret Battin, who each come down on opposite sides of the ethical argument over assisted suicide. But...