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No Simple Answers: A COVID Q&A With NYT’S Apoorva Mandavilli

We sit down with one of the top pandemic reporters in the country to answer listener questions.

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One Community Health Center’s COVID Recovery

One year ago, a community health center told us how COVID had wreaked havoc on their budget, staff and patients. How are they doing now?

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How Will Biden’s Fix for Child Poverty Affect Kids’ Health?

The American Rescue Plan includes monthly payments that could protect millions of kids from poverty — and the health risks that come with it.

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Data and Door Knocking: One City’s Push for Racial Equity in Vaccines

What Chicago can teach the rest of the country about distributing vaccines more equitably.

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Will the Federal Ban on Surprise Medical Bills Work?

We dig into the research to understand what we can expect from this long-awaited policy fix.

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The High Price of Lowering Health Costs for 150 Million Americans

Employers clash with hospitals, insurers and even their own workers over high health care prices.

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Fixing Health Care’s ‘Leaky Pipes’ Could Save the U.S. $340 Billion

The U.S. health care system has a lot of problems. Fixing even a few small ones could add up to big savings.

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Death, Disease and Denial: Combating COVID in the ER

What one doctor has learned after a year of fighting the virus.

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Xavier Becerra: Get to Know Biden’s Pick to Lead HHS

We explore Becerra’s health policy record, what drives his views and what he could do about the country’s health care consolidation problem.

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‘The Ten Year War’ Over Obamacare (and the Battles Ahead)

Reporter Jonathan Cohn says the battle over Obamacare offers lessons and clues as to where the party’s “unfinished crusade for universal coverage” may head next.

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