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Patients in search of a miracle cure end up in critical condition. The race is on to find out what went wrong before more people get hurt. The trail leads back to a medical company with slick marketing and a charismatic CEO. And to a multibillion dollar stem cell industry where greed and desperation collide. Laura Beil, the award-winning host and reporter of “Dr Death,” returns for this six-part investigative series from Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John” and “The Shrink Next Door.”

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    • 4.6 • 391 Ratings

Patients in search of a miracle cure end up in critical condition. The race is on to find out what went wrong before more people get hurt. The trail leads back to a medical company with slick marketing and a charismatic CEO. And to a multibillion dollar stem cell industry where greed and desperation collide. Laura Beil, the award-winning host and reporter of “Dr Death,” returns for this six-part investigative series from Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John” and “The Shrink Next Door.”

    Wondery Presents Even the Rich: Paris Hilton

    Wondery Presents Even the Rich: Paris Hilton

    The latest season of Wondery’s Even The Rich profiles the one and only Paris Hilton. The unconventional heiress who carved out an American Dynasty that eclipses even her own famous family. 

    From a young age Paris knew she was different. Whether her family approved or not, she was going to do whatever it took to carve out her own place in pop culture. And when a sex-tape exposed her in a vulnerable moment, she used it to catapult herself into the cultural zeitgeist, where she sits comfortably to this day. Listen to Even the Rich: Paris Hilton at wondery.fm/ETR_Hiltons.

    • 6 min
    Keith Morrison reads Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”

    Keith Morrison reads Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”

    Want more from holiday cheer from Keith Morrison? Subscribe to the Dateline NBC podcast and listen to full Dateline episodes anytime you want. Subscribe here: https://link.chtbl.com/dateline_grinch

    Every year Random House Children's Books celebrates the Dr. Seuss classic by encouraging young readers and their families to “Grown their hearts three sizes” by doing good deeds throughout the holidays. Follow #grinchgooddeeds and share your good deed! Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ty_V5h12RHw

    • 9 min
    Whack-a-mole

    Whack-a-mole

    As the FDA cracks down on stem cell businesses, a flashy new commercial makes a splash, and it looks a whole lot like Liveyon. Is John K back?




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    • 17 min
    Beyond Liveyon

    Beyond Liveyon

    Elaine comes to terms with what happened. Other patients start to pick up the pieces too, and try to get justice.




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    • 44 min
    Three Vials

    Three Vials

    Vials of stem cells are shipped around the country, but some of them are ticking time bombs.




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    • 34 min
    The Sell

    The Sell

    John K. builds his company, and focuses on what he does best. A fleet of salesmen and doctors are selling a miracle, and they’re not necessarily sharing the whole story of the bad batch.

    For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website.




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    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
391 Ratings

391 Ratings

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Excellent

Interesting and well researched

belindafield92 ,

Interesting podcast

What do you think drives him? .........EGO

janeeLouzRowath ,

9/10 !

Classic America. Super embarrassing, it’s too easy to cause damage, in all aspects over there.
Should not be known as a first world country at all!

Great podcast! The adds are really annoying and really disrupt your listening experience. It would be better if they were either all just at the start or the end!
But I enjoyed the series! And I thought jt was narrated very well! :)

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