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Podcast by Nurse Talk

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English


Episodes
New from Code WACK, Radio Bilingue’s Hugo Morales – from farmworker to public radio mogul by Nurse Talk

Duration:00:06:06

What options are there for an uninsured performing artist facing financial destruction from medical bills? How does one’s state of residence impact the affordability of health care? Eliska Hahn and host Brenda Gazzar discuss the challenge of affording health care after developing a devastating illness even with the Affordable Care Act.

Duration:00:08:23

New from Code WACK, any port in America’s healthcare storm? by Nurse Talk

Duration:00:13:23

A second podcast featuring Dr. Nina Harawa, PhD, MPH, a professor-in-residence at the UCLA School of Medicine. Today she breaks down for us why incarcerated people are experiencing such devastating coronavirus outbreaks. How do the day-to-day realities of life in prisons and jails make it nearly impossible to avoid exposure, and what needs to be done about it?

Duration:00:11:12

Featuring Dr. Nina Harawa, PhD, MPH, a professor-in-residence at the UCLA School of Medicine where she has conducted innovative research with populations including HIV positive and high-risk African American men, sexually active African American and Latina women, transgender women and the incarcerated. How are these communities faring during the coronavirus pandemic?

Duration:00:14:54

Why did a man in his 20s die from a totally treatable disease? How do social determinants affect patients’ ability to get to doctors appointments or buy prescribed medicines? Host Brenda Gazzar and Dr. Susan Rogers, new president of Physicians for a National Health Program, discuss how essential it is to acknowledge the role inequities play in health care and to stop blaming patients. For more information visit https://heal-ca.org.

Duration:00:08:11

What was it like growing up Black in America during the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960's? What was the experience of systemic racism faced by students of color - especially Black women - in medical school during that era? With host Brenda Gazzar, Dr. Susan Rogers, new president of Physicians for a National Health Program, describes the life experiences that helped shape her commitment to social justice and healthcare equity. This is part one of two podcasts. For more about Code WACK...

Duration:00:07:09

How does having to work to get employer-sponsored health insurance affect Americans with chronic illness? Does managing health insurance get any easier after retirement? (Hint – not necessarily.) Are Medicare Advantage plans really advantageous? And for whom? Retired actor Kathy Fields Lander, wife of actor and comedian David L. Lander, and host Brenda Gazzar talk about how fears for a loved one’s health care can keep family members up at night, and the importance of health care to our...

Duration:00:04:50

Join us for the second in a series of exclusive advance Code WACK podcasts with Michael Lighty, founding fellow of the Sanders Institute and former healthcare constituency director for Bernie 2020. In this preview Michael talks about the future of the Medicare for All Movement in California. Check out Code WACK at heal-ca.org

Duration:00:04:39

Join us for this exclusive advance CODE WACK podcast with Michael Lighty, founding fellow of the Sanders Institute and former healthcare constituency director for Bernie 2020. In this preview Michael talks about the future of Medicare for All during and after the Biden Administration. Get ready because no-one has a better take on this than Michael. A longer podcast with more detail will follow. Check out CODE WACK at https://heal-ca.org.

Duration:00:03:13

This CODE WACK podcast features David L. Lander, the comedian who played Squiggy on Laverne & Shirley, and his wife, Kathy Fields Lander. They’re retired actors who are longtime SAG-AFTRA members in Los Angeles. They’re now bracing themselves for dramatic changes to their health plan. That’s a concern in part because David Lander really needs good health coverage.

Duration:00:04:55

Featuring Michael Lighty, founding fellow of the Sanders Institute and former healthcare constituency director for Bernie 2020: What’s holding the U.S. back from Medicare for All? (Hint: It’s not just Trump.) What about California? In this second episode in a podcast series with host Brenda Gazzar, Michael Lighty, founding fellow of the Sanders Institute and former healthcare constituency director for Bernie 2020, discusses the political obstacles to winning single payer and the essential...

Duration:00:04:58

Will “a little bit of this and a little bit of that” solve America’s healthcare problems? Is COVID-19 a game-changer in the fight for single-payer? In this first episode of a podcast series with host Brenda Gazzar, Michael Lighty discusses the Medicare-for-All movement and the Democratic Party’s new unity task force.

Duration:00:04:52

Nurses Talk, Healthcare in America is proud to present a new series of mini pods called CODE WACK. The mini pods are teasers and all full podcasts are available at HEAL CA https://heal-ca.org/podcasts/

Duration:00:02:05

Time for much reflection. Thinking about family, friends--- the paths we've taken over the years. All roads for me this morning lead to the love and gratitude I feel for the life I have lived and the family and friends that I am blessed with. I came upon a song I wrote a while back and it just felt right to share. To all my sisters and brothers out there... I'm with you.....

Duration:00:03:28

Patients and healthcare professionals deserve better. The nations healthcare system is broken! The nation’s most trusted professional voices discuss the political issues that impact our lives...... Let's FIX IT! For more information about our new program premiering FALL 2019 visit http://nursetalksite.com/healthcareinamerica/

Duration:00:04:03

With us for this podcast is Executive Director of Business for Medicare for All, Daniel Barlow. “The employer-based health insurance system hurts economic growth, suppresses wages, and creates a stagnant workforce,” Barlow said. “Options like Medicare for All don’t just improve public health, they also improve our economy". Business for Medicare for All is comprised of business owners nationwide who believe Medicare for All must be the top policy priority of American business. For more...

Duration:00:11:23

Are American businesses looking to ditch the current health insurance system? Executive Director of Business for Medicare for All Daniel Barlow gives us the answer to that question. For decades, a “good job” has been one that includes benefits – primarily health insurance. When most Americans worked full-time for a single employer and health care costs were lower, that worked fine. But these days, the average American will have 12 jobs over the course of their lifetime.

Duration:00:02:59

The Truth about Social Security: The Founders' Words Refute Revisionist History, Zombie Lies, and Common Misunderstandings. That's quite a title and author and President of Social Security Works, Nancy Altman means every word of it. In the book, she uses the founder's own words to debunk myths and reveal the truth about the most popular and successful government program in our nation's history.

Duration:00:02:59

Ben Day is no stranger to the National Single Payer movement. He currently serves as Executive Director of Healthcare NOW and prior to taking on this role he was the Executive Director of MASS-Care, the Massachusetts Campaign for Single Payer Health Care, for eight years. Listen as Ben gives a short overview of the differences between a "public option" and "Medicare for All".

Duration:00:02:59