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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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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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    • 12 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?

    • 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
    The Entrepreneur

    The Entrepreneur

    Who is John K? Before he founded Liveyon he had quite a remarkable career.

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    • 38 min

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