How Game-Theory Economists Changed The Landscape Of Living-Donor Organ Transplants

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Kidney donations from living donors require a close biological match, which can be devastatingly rare to find. But organ exchange chains–where one person’s loved one gives to a patient, whose’ loved one gives to another patient and so on–have been opening up a whole world of possibilities for some families. In other public health news: gun control, depression, diabetes, AIDS, the flu, timeout, rape survivors, meat, pregnancy and more.