Opportunity cost

Visits to hospital emergency rooms in Boston plummeted during the city’s most nail-biting sports moments, according to a group of local doctors.

The team found that visits went down to as little as 80% of the average for the key Boston Red Sox games that attracted the most TV viewers. But ER visits rose above the average for games that had fewer viewers.

Is it safer to be watching TV, or do people with emergencies simply wait?  Here is the link.


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