Podcast by Nurse Talk
New from Code WACK, Unemployed & Uninsured in a Pandemic.
How has the coronavirus pandemic affected those who lost their jobs and their health insurance? What has been the emotional and the financial toll? Cathy Munzer, a fitness instructor from New York, shares her personal struggle to make ends meet while getting the health care she desperately needs.
New from Code WACK, Taking on Corporate Healthcare in America.
What would the political path to winning Medicare for All look like? How can we take on the power of corporate health care? Why is it essential that people understand how our for-profit healthcare system affects them personally? Host Brenda Gazzar and Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, physician and politician, discuss how his compelling new book, “Medicare for All: A Citizen’s Guide” was written for skeptics and advocates alike, and why this fight matters for everyone.
New from Code WACK, 'Critical Condition:' How to Save American Health Care?
What impact did having roots in two worlds - Detroit, Michigan and Alexandria, Egypt - have on a young Dr. Abdul El-Sayed? How did his life experience sharpen his perception of the systems of inequality? What motivated him to first pursue a career in medicine, then move on to public health and now politics? Host Brenda Gazzar and Dr. El-Sayed, physician and politician, discuss his compelling life and best-selling new book, “Medicare for All: A Citizen’s Guide.”
New from Code WACK, The Scoop on California's New Medicare for All Bill
What are the key features of CalCare, California’s new single-payer bill (AB 1400)? Will it save money, or cost more? If we had single-payer, would Californians still have to pay premiums and deductibles? University of California San Francisco professor emeritus James G. Kahn, health economics expert, and host Brenda Gazzar discuss facts about CalCare, including options to finance it, and what we can do to help get it passed!
New from Code WACK, The David & Goliath Fight for Medicare for All.
What convinced a global health expert that single-payer healthcare systems are the way to go? How did the coronavirus pandemic impact the existing American healthcare system? Why has the California Legislature failed to get to single-payer despite widespread support for it? UCSF professor emeritus James G. Kahn, health economics expert, and Brenda Gazzar discuss the state of past and future healthcare reform efforts.
New from Code WACK, America's Racial Generation Gap & Healthcare Reform.
New from Code WACK, America's Racial Generation Gap & Healthcare Reform. by Nurse Talk