Episodes

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Episodes

On the Job in the ICU

As medical interns step into their new roles as doctors, one resident gives us a window into her experiences in the COVID ICU.

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Meeting the Mental Health Need

Soaring numbers of Americans are feeling anxious, stressed and depressed. Could a reimagined approach to primary care help meet their needs?

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Summer Concerns

We dig into the latest polling on how voters are feeling about health care and the pandemic.

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Listener Mailbag: Your COVID-19 Questions Answered

Will this be the end of fee-for-service? How should we price a COVID vaccine? Bapu Jena and Sayeh Nikpay answer audience questions about the pandemic.

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Taking the Pulse of Insurers

Insurers have been on strong financial footing during the pandemic while doctors, hospitals and consumers have not been as lucky.

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Core To Who I Am

We look at the fight to secure health care protections for transgender Americans and the impact they've had on helping people get care they need.

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Leaving the WHO

President Trump says the U.S. is leaving the World Health Organization. What it might mean for public health in the U.S. and the world.

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The Price of Care

A recent court ruling upheld new federal rules requiring hospitals and insurers to post prices. But will price transparency lower the cost of health care?

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Research Corner: Masks, Flint and Primary Care

Physician and economist Bapu Jena discusses a pair of interesting new health policy research papers with implications for COVID-19, primary care and more. 

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Becoming a Doctor

Medical interns across the nation are starting their first days as doctors. One resident's hopes and fears before her first shift in the COVID ICU.

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Navigating Risk

With COVID-19 cases surging across the nation, how can Americans fight their coronavirus fatigue while staying safe?

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Dealing with DACA and COVID

What the Supreme Court's decision protecting DACA means to one recipient caring for those most vulnerable to COVID-19.

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