Marshall Allen

ProPublica

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ProPublica reporter covering heath care and patient safety issues

Marshall Allen on KCRW

Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.

How one new mom got a $1.7 million bill after delivering her baby prematurely

Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.

from Greater LA

Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.

How one new mom got a $1.7 million bill after delivering her baby prematurely

Imagine that you’ve just had a baby. The baby is three months premature, and both of you have to spend time recovering in the hospital.

from Greater LA

2 years ago, Colorado became one of the first states in the nation to approve recreational pot use. The law went into effect 4 months ago.

Colorado & Pot

2 years ago, Colorado became one of the first states in the nation to approve recreational pot use. The law went into effect 4 months ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Nearly 85 kids globally now have monkeypox, says the World Health Organization. There are concerns that the disease may spread as kids return to classes and are in close contact.

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Writer Daniel Bergner goes on a journey to better understand modern psychiatry, and discovers little has changed over the last 40 years when it comes to treatment.

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Video recordings in the OR have a chance to improve quality but they also open a can of worms.

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In the wake of the pandemic, there is much to be done to restore human connectivity, but loneliness is hardly a new phenomena.

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Workers at the Buena Park Medieval Times want to unionize. They’re part of a growing labor movement sweeping smaller workplaces and unexpected industries.

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LA LGBT Center’s Dr. Kaiyti Duffy talks about preventing the stigmatization of LGBT men during the current monkeypox outbreak. Plus, how does this virus compare to COVID?

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How will the CDC change to prevent future public health crises? And how is the U.S. addressing monkeypox outbreaks and vaccine availability?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is cutting its cultivation tax and making other fixes for the state’s struggling weed industry, but local transformations may still be needed.

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The cannabis industry is robust in the Golden State, and there’s a difference between products from Southern and Northern California.

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