healthcare

Connections: Understanding presidential candidates' Medicare for All plans

Medicare is celebrating a birthday, and on the national stage, it’s being touted by Democrats as the model for a new healthcare system. Many Democratic...
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Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:44am
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Connections: Discussing the current state of cancer research and treatment

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has promised that if elected, cancer would be cured during his presidency....
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:22am
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Connections: Understanding compassion fatigue

We have a conversation about compassion fatigue. The term refers to a deep emotional and physical exhaustion or burnout that comes from caring for...
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 4:38am
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American Council of the Blind names new leadership, continues battle for accessibility and inclusion

The American Council of the Blind , an advocacy group for the rights of visually impaired and blind people, elected new leadership at the organization’s...
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Fri, 07/12/2019 - 7:23am
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Connections: Both sides make their case regarding single payer healthcare in New York

The New York State Legislature will hold hearings on single payer healthcare next week. Advocates say that it’s up to states to pass single payer, with...
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Fri, 05/24/2019 - 6:33pm
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Connections: Will we see single-payer healthcare in New York State?

What do you know about the New York Health Act? We talk about the bill that could bring single-payer healthcare to New York State. Our guests discuss...
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Mon, 06/11/2018 - 10:22am
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Connections: An update on the crisis in Puerto Rico, and cultural competency in medical care

A new study from researchers at Harvard estimates that nearly 5,000 people may have died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria. That's more than...
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Mon, 06/04/2018 - 10:21am
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Connections: How to improve doctor-patient communication

How can doctors better communicate with their patients, especially when they need to discuss the prognosis of a serious illness? That's the subject of...
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Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:38pm
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Connections: Telemedicine and the future of healthcare

Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway are joining together to launch a new healthcare company. They may seem like strange bedfellows in the...
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Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:06pm
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Connections: The future of CHIP

What is going on with CHIP? The Children's Health Insurance Program has been widely discussed as a potential victim of budget cuts in Washington. What...
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Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:57am
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