Paris by bike = run red lights

This from the Daily Mail: “Paris is to become one of the first major capital cities in the world to officially allow cyclists to ride through red lights. The radical measure, which is intended to cut down on accidents, will be studied by city and town planners...

Book Review: The Ghost Map

The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic and How it Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World. The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson is a must read for everyone interested in one of the archetypal example of intervention in public health. All public...

Article of the week

The article of the week this week is “Socioeconomic Differences in Cardiometabolic Factors: Social Causation or Health-related Selection? Evidence From the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004.” The authors “examine health-related selection in 2...