Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Entries Tagged as 'Slovakia'

Our Infant Mortality Conundrum

September 14th, 2009 · 7 Comments

No matter where you stand on the whole health-care debate, it’s tough to argue with the fact that our revamped system needs to address our appallingly high rate of infant mortality. Though the American economy is the largest in the OECD, our babies perish more frequently than the organization’s average. In fact, our national infant […]


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The Molar Index

June 8th, 2009 · 4 Comments

We always love it when The Economist makes a cutting reference to Americans’ preference for bright shiny teeth. It’s almost as if the magazine takes pride in English teeth, as a sign of lack of vanity, wise allocation of health resources, or what have you. The mag’s latest crack got Microkhan thinking about the reasons […]


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