Episodes

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Episodes

The Sky-High Price of Insulin and What Lawmakers Are Trying To Do About It

We explore the high cost of insulin in the U.S. and Congress' latest push to address those prices with Kaiser Health News reporter Bram Sable-Smith.

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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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Presenting Sick: Screaming in the Shower

An episode of Side Effects Public Media's "Sick" podcast exploring health care at one women's prison in Indiana.

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Pain, Fear and Waste: The Costs of Unnecessary Care

We explore cascades of care — how a clinician's desire to be thorough can snowball into a harmful spiral of unnecessary care.

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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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