Episodes

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Episodes

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

A new nationwide crisis line launches in July 2022. Will it be ready to meet America's mental health needs?

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Harm Reduction’s Road From Fringe to Federal Drug Policy

How a once taboo strategy to keep drug users safe has become more mainstream and what that could mean for our overdose crisis.

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Medicare’s Unprecedented Alzheimer’s Drug Decision

A doctor, a patient and a former federal official weigh in on Medicare's recent move to restrict access to a new Alzheimer's treatment.

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Best Health Care Podcasts of 2021

We look back on some of the best health care podcast episodes as determined by a few of our podcast host friends.

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Winter Hiatus Episodes

Explore the guest and rerun episodes we featured in the Tradeoffs podcast feed during our winter 2021-2022 hiatus.

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Rethinking Telehealth’s Role in Treating Addiction

COVID opened the door to treating addiction remotely. Now policymakers have to decide whether to keep telehealth around.

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