The Mother-Daughter Relationship and Early Sexual Intercourse by Perry Wilson

A study appearing in Pediatrics suggests that the mother-daughter relationship, but not father-daughter or parent-son relationships, influences timing of first sexual intercourse. For the video version, click here.

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Interpreting the "Population Attributable Fraction" or What Percent of Cancer Deaths are Due to Smoking? by Perry Wilson

An article appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine quantifies the Population Attributable Fraction for smoking's relationship to various cancers on a state-by-state level.  But what is the PAF?  And how do we interpret it? For the video version, click here.

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One Weird Trick that Would Get Epipen Fully Covered By Insurance by Perry Wilson

Mylan pharmaceuticals is lobbying the United States Preventive Services Task Force to label Epipen as a "preventive" medication, which would effectively transfer the exorbitant cost from individuals to insurance companies. This is not the right strategy, folks. For the video version, click here.

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