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August 4, 2020
Is There a Second Wave? (Guest: Edwin Haas) Podcast
Is the second wave of COVID-19 as bad as the media says? Edwin Haas joins the show to discuss this question.
Health Care
July 16, 2020
How the FDA May be Prolonging the Pandemic (Guest: Meryl Nass, M.D.) Podcast
Is the FDA prolonging the COVID-19 pandemic? Meryl Nass, M.D. talks about how this is the case with the blocking of hydroxychloroquine.
Health Care
July 14, 2020
COVID-19 and Patient Rights (Guest: Kris Held, M.D.) Podcast
As COVID-19 continues to surge across the population, many Americans are finding they lack the right to try medicines that could potentially save their lives.

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Health Care
April 13, 2020
By Twila Brase, AnneMarie Schieber
In the interest of controlling the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., the federal government has taken steps to remove barriers to private medical records.
March 30, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber, Chad Savage
Recently, President Trump mentioned two drugs that are showing promise as treatments for treating coronavirus. We break into what this means.
March 26, 2020
By Roger D. Klein, M.D., J.D., AnneMarie Schieber
Roger Klein describes how testing, if it rolled out quickly, could have possibly avoided the heavy-handed approach the nation is taking to mitigate coronavirus.
March 20, 2020
By Jane M. Orient, M.D., AnneMarie Schieber
COVID-19 is a mysterious threat with no end in sight. It is shutting down economies. It the response warranted? Was it necessary?
March 16, 2020
By Sarah Lee
David Mitchell was diagnosed with uncurable cancer. The drugs keeping David alive are exorbitantly expensive. David joins the show to highlight how he’s trying to lower prices.
March 12, 2020
By Andy Singer, Christopher Talgo
Coronavirus panic has struck the US and action is now being taken. Are our civil liberties at risk?
March 9, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Herrick discusses a recent article he wrote with John Goodman of The Goodman Institute describing how Obamacare failed to fix pre-existing conditions and created problems where perhaps few existed before enactment.
February 27, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Virtual visits to the doctor’s office is a technology that hasn’t taken off. Dr. Samant Virk joins the show to explain its advantages.
February 26, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber, Grace-Marie Turner
Congress enacted Obamacare in 2010 with many promises: it would insure the uninsured and assure people who are sick that they wouldn’t be locked out of insurance markets. Turner discusses how the ACA has failed to reach these goals.
February 25, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Deane Waldman, M.D. discusses his cure for the ailing health care system in the U.S. Waldman says we need to remove control of the health care system from the federal government and back to the states.
February 18, 2020
By Sarah Lee, Sally C. Pipes
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Sally Pipes on her new book, "False Premise, False Promise: The Disastrous Reality of Medicare for All."
February 12, 2020
By Sarah Lee
Wayne Whinegarden of the Pacific Research Institute talks about California Governor Gavin Newsom including a plan for the state to create its own generic prescription label in an attempt to lower the cost of drugs.
February 10, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Medicaid has ballooned into a $600 billion a year program, a 12-fold increase over the last 30 years. To discuss this outrageous program, Galen Institute and Heritage Foundation scholar Brian Blase rejoins to podcast.
February 4, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber, Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Should Americans be ducking for cover from the coronavirus? Dr. Jane Orient says the public needs to be cautious because there are too many unknowns.
January 23, 2020
By Christina Herrin, Jeff Stier
Director of Free to Choose Medicine Christina Herrin discusses with Heartland Policy Advisor Jeff Stier policy solutions to lower prescription drug prices without harming innovation, patent reform, and much more.
January 21, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan discussed how health care regulations can stand in the way of patient care and how his “Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care,” can address some of the obstacles.
January 14, 2020
By Christina Herrin
Christina Herrin, Director of Free to Choose Medicine with the Heartland Institute discusses the future of healthcare and FDA reform with U.S. Congressman Mark Walker who represents North Carolina's 6th Congressional District.
January 6, 2020
By Sarah Lee
The Heartland Institute's health care policy advisor Sarah Lee interviews Courtney Joslin, resident fellow in commercial freedom at Washington, DC's R Street Institute, on how medical licensing reform can address the shortage in primary care physicians.
January 2, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Instead of going to Florida or some exotic locale for vacation, Canadians are flocking to other countries to get faster and better health care.
December 31, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Michael Cannon, director of health policy studies at the Cato Institute, talks about the health care choices faces voters in the 2020 election and government-run health care doesn't hold a candle to federalism.