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Side Effects Public Media
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Reporting on the impacts of place, policy, and economics on the public's health.
Reporting on the impacts of place, policy, and economics on the public's health.

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It's been a year since East Chicago's lead crisis made national headlines. What happened after the spotlight faded?

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Bureaucratic snags and clerical errors make getting care a nightmare for moms-to-be looking for addiction treatment:

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Born in the middle of the night? It's becoming more of a rare occurrence:

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Prior authorization—where insurers need to OK drugs—can mean potentially fatal holdups, says Addiction Medicine's Louis Baxter

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Confounding prior authorization maze traps moms-to-be in risky limbo. Bizz Grimes acts as a guide: http://j.mp/2uyYiun @IU_Health

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In Appalachia—among the US's most unhealthy areas—an obscure rule means big hospitals could sidestep antitrust laws

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In battle between generalists (family med) and specialists (think radiology), it appears primary care may be losing:

The Senate has voted to start debate on a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Now what? http://j.mp/2uyMl8b

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Reconciliation? Byrd Law? Vote-a-Rama??? Julie Rovner supplies a wonk-to-English dictionary.
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