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Babies, Boats & Abstracts: An Insider’s Guide to Health Policy Conferences

Health economist Kosali Simon shares conference tips, stories and abstracts she’s excited for at AcademyHealth and ASHEcon.

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How Can Health Policy Researchers Measure Structural Racism?

Katy Backes Kozhimannil explores a review of how the impacts of structural racism have been studied in reproductive health.

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Drilling Into a Dentist’s COVID Roller Coaster Ride

From the fear of shutting down to the exhaustion of reopening and the missed appointments in between.

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What NASCAR Can Teach Us About Pollution and Social Determinants of Health

Kosali Simon breaks down research that uses NASCAR’s switch to unleaded gas to explore the impact of pollution on kids’ cognitive development.

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The FDA’s Pressure-Packed Alzheimer’s Drug Decision

The FDA weighs whether to approve a controversial new Alzheimer’s drug.

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Expanding Medicaid Research Beyond Medicaid Expansion

Joseph Benitez breaks down a recent study that he says can help move more Medicaid research beyond looking at the impact of Medicaid expansion.

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‘Catching America’s Top Cancer Killer’ Transcript

‘Catching America’s Top Cancer Killer’ Transcript May 27, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts Listen on…

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Catching America’s Top Cancer Killer

Doctors are pushing millions more Americans to get screened for lung cancer, but the test comes with tricky risks and tough barriers.

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A Clearer Image of the Impact of Hospitals Buying Physician Practices

Ishani Ganguli on two new studies that use the number of imaging tests doctors order to understand the impact of hospitals buying physician practices.

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‘Calling the Shots: Should Employers Mandate COVID Vaccines?’ Transcript

‘Calling the Shots: Should Employers Mandate COVID Vaccines?’ Transcript May 20, 2021 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple…

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