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Your Health: December 2012 Archives

Behavioural Economics

Dr. Mike made his last "house call" of 2012 to talk about a new way to improve people's health. It's called "behavioural economics". And Dr. Mike explained the rationale behind BE to Mary:
Listen audio (runs 11:41)
By the way, the two books that Mike mentioned are "Nudge" by Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler and "Slow and Fast Thinking" by Daniel Kahneman
And check out Dr. Mike's website for more information on this and other health-related topics.

Best Books 2012?

Well, not exactly. Fresh Air's books panel---Becky Toyne and Erin Balser---will offer a slightly different review of last year's literary landscape. Catch their idiosyncratic take on what was hot...and what was not...on Sunday's show.