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How One Alzheimer’s Drug Is Changing the U.S. Drug Approval Conversation

Taking stock of the impact of the Aduhelm saga and Medicare’s decision to restrict coverage of the controversial treatment.

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Immunocompromised in a COVID-Weary World

An immunosuppressed physician explains what navigating her life – and her workplace – is like in this COVID-fatigued world.

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Health Care’s Climate Change Contradiction

We explore health care’s role in the climate crisis and what policies are needed to shrink its carbon footprint.

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A New Era in the Fight Over Medicaid Premiums

The impact of charging people to use Medicaid and how phasing out premiums could threaten one state’s Medicaid expansion.

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‘Pain, Fear and Waste: The Costs of Unnecessary Care’ Transcript

‘Pain, Fear and Waste: The Costs of Unnecessary Care’ Transcript March 3, 2022 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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Peter Lee on Obamacare, Covered California and Where We Go Next With Health Care

The head of California’s Obamacare exchange reflects on a decade of running one of the most successful parts of the ACA.

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The FDA Super Bowl

We break down the controversial FDA user fee process and the legislative bonanza it kicks off every five years.

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Off Script: One Pharmacist’s COVID Woes and Wins

A pharmacist and co-owner of an independent pharmacy in Iowa shares what life is like nearly two years into the pandemic.

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‘Answering the Call, Part 1: America’s New Mental Health Crisis Line’ Transcript

‘Answering the Call, Part 1: America’s New Mental Health Crisis Line’ Transcript February 3, 2022 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…

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‘Harm Reduction’s Road From Fringe to Federal Drug Policy’ Transcript

‘Harm Reduction’s Road From Fringe to Federal Drug Policy’ Transcript January 27, 2022 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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