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Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.

Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.
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Weekly conversations with some of the most interesting and influential people in health care, hosted by POLITICO Pulse author Dan Diamond.

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Episodes

Dan Barber wants you to stop throwing away food

11/15/2018
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Dan Diamond talks nutrition and food policy with chef Dan Barber.

Duration:00:24:34

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb

11/8/2018
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The FDA commissioner explains why he's cracking down on e-cigarettes, how he views science in the Trump administration and the reaction to his infamous "almonds don't lactate" line, and much more.

Duration:00:50:08

Midterms recap: What happens now

11/7/2018
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POLITICO health reporters highlight key winners — and notable losers — and explain what to watch in Congress and the states in the coming months.

Duration:00:27:21

How to watch health care in the election

11/1/2018
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POLITICO reporters break down dozens of key races, review notable ballot measures and reveal what they're watching on Election Day.

Duration:00:40:19

Meet the woman leading the nation's war on addiction

10/25/2018
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Nora Volkow is America's top scientist on addiction. And she's worried that by focusing on the opioid crisis, we're missing a chance to fight what caused it in the first place.

Duration:00:29:15

Peter Orszag and news roundup

10/17/2018
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He helped craft the Affordable Care Act. Now he assembles health care mega-mergers on Wall Street. Peter Orszag on his career, in his own words.

Duration:00:44:51

Why one nurse is running for Congress

10/10/2018
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The midterm elections are about health care — especially for one former HHS staffer mounting a challenge for Congress.

Duration:00:33:57

Sponsored content: Setting the record straight on Medicaid

10/4/2018
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90 percent of Americans think Medicaid is important to our health care system. That is, once they understand what it is and who it covers.

Duration:00:27:02

Pulse Check at Work: Health coach

9/27/2018
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Imagine having a coach who helps you eat better and live healthier. Now meet two people who do just that.

Duration:00:38:50

Pulse Check at Work: Data scientist

9/20/2018
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Meet the analysts who are plucking insights from health care's growing pool of data.

Duration:00:42:07

Pulse Check at Work: Radiologist

9/12/2018
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Overseas doctors are cheaper. Artificial intelligence could eventually be smarter. Patient safety concerns have multiplied. Are American radiologists' days numbered?

Duration:00:42:02

Pulse Check at Work: Home health aide

9/6/2018
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Home health aide is one of the fastest-growing jobs in America – and the first job in our month-long series that will explain how different health care workers fit into the broader health policy picture.

Duration:00:40:42

Brett Kavanaugh, ACA court hearings take center stage

9/2/2018
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What POLITICO reporters are watching as Congress comes back and Obamacare oral arguments get underway.

Duration:00:19:38

The lawyers trying to prove Trump sabotaged the ACA

8/29/2018
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These lawyers say that President Trump sabotaged the Affordable Care Act — and that they can prove his moves are illegal.

Duration:00:28:44

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp

8/23/2018
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"I think rural health care is on life support...[and] we need to redesign all of that." Sen. Heidi Heitkamp talks about delivering health care in North Dakota — and answers questions on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation vote, Medicaid work requirements and what she's discussed with CMS Administrator Seema Verma.

Duration:00:28:51

Defending vaccines, with Paul Offit

8/15/2018
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"I've been physically harassed. I've been sued as a way of getting me to shut up. I've had three death threats the FBI deemed credible... But doing the right thing isn't an easy thing."

Duration:00:39:17

Don Rucker wants to set health data free

8/8/2018
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The national coordinator for health IT says it's past time to empower patients to get their data.

Duration:00:42:58

Trump's steady march to remake the ACA, with Lanhee Chen

8/1/2018
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The Trump administration just undermined the Affordable Care Act — again. A prominent conservative makes the argument for why it's a good thing.

Duration:00:44:00

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

7/25/2018
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Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the former HHS secretary and current American University president, reflects on her work in the Obama administration, the fate of the Affordable Care Act and her new challenges in higher ed.

Duration:00:50:31

The abortion fight, from then to now

7/18/2018
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Forty-five years after Roe v. Wade. Twenty-six years after Planned Parenthood v. Casey. POLITICO reporters trace the battle over abortion in America — how we got here and what's next.

Duration:00:28:04