Bad Patient

Ep. 33: Childbirth, Postpartum, DRUG RESISTANCE, Cancer Pill

May 18, 2018
Bad Patient
Ep. 33: Childbirth, Postpartum, DRUG RESISTANCE, Cancer Pill
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Bad Patient
Ep. 33: Childbirth, Postpartum, DRUG RESISTANCE, Cancer Pill
May 18, 2018
Bad Patient
Why are maternal mortality rates ONLY rising in the US? (among developed nations)
Show Notes

We're at our best when we mix health and social issues. We're at our worst when we have audio issues. This week is some of both, from why maternal mortality in the U.S. is on the rise, to nurses calling the cop on depressed new moms, to a new type of drug resistance that could END LIFE AS WE KNOW IT to Big Pharma jacking up prices for cancer patients.

This week's health news

https://www.npr.org/2018/05/10/607782992/for-every-woman-who-dies-in-childbirth-in-the-u-s-70-more-come-close

https://slate.com/technology/2018/01/when-she-asked-for-help-for-postpartum-depression-the-nurse-called-the-cops.html

http://www.newsweek.com/anti-fungal-resistance-932974

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/05/15/after-outcry-drug-makers-decide-not-triple-price-cancer-pill/bp2jqNAu0N9x5mg3T1DH8N/story.html

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