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What happens when a doctor betrays a patient’s trust? Sick is an investigative podcast about what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy. Award-winning journalists Jake Harper and Lauren Bavis dig deep to share shocking personal stories of medical injustices, and hold accountable the people and institutions meant to care for us. Sick's first season explores the complications of fertility medicine, one Indiana doctor’s abuse of power, and the generations of lives he affected. Episodes released weekly.

What happens when a doctor betrays a patient’s trust? Sick is an investigative podcast about what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy. Award-winning journalists Jake Harper and Lauren Bavis dig deep to share shocking personal stories of medical injustices, and hold accountable the people and institutions meant to care for us. Sick's first season explores the complications of fertility medicine, one Indiana doctor’s abuse of power, and the generations of lives he affected. Episodes released weekly.
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What happens when a doctor betrays a patient’s trust? Sick is an investigative podcast about what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy. Award-winning journalists Jake Harper and Lauren Bavis dig deep to share shocking personal stories of medical injustices, and hold accountable the people and institutions meant to care for us. Sick's first season explores the complications of fertility medicine, one Indiana doctor’s abuse of power, and the generations of lives he affected. Episodes released weekly.

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@sickpodcast

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Episodes

Idiot’s Guide

12/3/2019
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For the families connected to Donald Cline, this is a story with no end in sight. Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast.

Duration:00:27:15

Right In His Own Eyes

11/26/2019
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Cline’s deception goes deeper than replacing anonymous donor sperm. But bringing him to justice isn’t easy. Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast.

Duration:00:29:40

Why Would We Stop Now?

11/19/2019
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Heather Woock navigates modern fertility treatment. Could what Cline did happen today? Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast.

Duration:00:32:39

Sparingly

11/12/2019
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Donald Cline explains himself. Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast.

Duration:00:29:02

Lone Ranger

11/5/2019
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Donald Cline still doesn’t come clean at a face-to-face meeting with the siblings, which leads to more questions. Did he ever use any sperm donors in the ‘70s and ‘80s? We tracked down some people who were there. Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast.

Duration:00:32:36

A Dog Person

10/29/2019
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What kind of doctor uses his own sperm to impregnate his patients? Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast.

Duration:00:25:38

He’s A Doctor — Why Would He Lie?

10/22/2019
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Jacoba Ballard knew she was donor conceived, so she wanted to see if she had any half siblings. She found more than she expected – would anyone believe her? Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast.

Duration:00:25:16

50% Different

10/15/2019
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The first season of Sick starts with the story of a mother and son, a generation apart, who both struggled with infertility. And they learn a terrible secret about an Indianapolis doctor who abused his position of power. Go to sickpodcast.org for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @sickpodcast. Additional reading: "Get Me Out” by Randi Hutter Epstein “Banking on the Body” by Kara Swanson

Duration:00:23:49

Sick Season One Trailer

9/19/2019
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What happens when a doctor betrays a patient’s trust? Sick is an investigative podcast about what goes wrong in the places meant to keep us healthy. Award-winning journalists Jake Harper and Lauren Bavis dig deep to share shocking personal stories of medical injustices, and hold accountable the people and institutions meant to care for us. Sick's first season explores the complications of fertility medicine, one Indiana doctor’s abuse of power, and the generations of lives he affected....

Duration:00:01:43

Coming soon!

9/13/2019
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Duration:00:00:06