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@Atul_Gawande — 233,167 followers, 5,359 tweets

If you’re in the Boston area Feb 18, come join me and George Saunders in conversation about, among other things, mortality and his amazing book Lincoln In The Bardo. (Event had been sold out, I know, but @newtonvillebks just moved it to a bigger venue!)  https://m.bpt.me/event/3209175 
Compelling piece from @PardisSabeti on how 2 scientific fields made major course corrections: one (social psych) attacked its scientists’ integrity; the other (genomics) “returned to an agnostic baseline” w/o recrimination & advanced its people + ideas.  https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2018/01/21/for-better-science-call-off-revolutionaries/8FFEmBAPCDW3IWYJwKF31L/story.html 
Costa Rica carried out health reform plan that advanced life expectancy to 80 years, the 3rd highest in the Americas, ahead of the US and behind Canada. How? Universal primary health care. @Asaf_Bitton @maddypesec @AriadneLabs @ProSyn  http://bit.ly/2DlEezo 
Costa Rica carried out health reform plan that advanced life expectancy to 80 years, the 3rd highest in the Americas, ahead of the US and behind Canada. How? Universal primary health care. @Asaf_Bitton @maddypesec @AriadneLabs @ProSyn  http://bit.ly/2DlEezo  https://t.co/wL8ii8PbKz
Consequences for US health of govt shutdown via @AdvisoryBd: 1. GME payments to academic Children's Hospitals stop. 2. Non-emergency admissions to NIH med center stop. 3. CDC state outbreak monitoring support stops. 4. Indian Health program pay stops.  https://www.advisory.com/daily-briefing/2018/01/19/shutdown 
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