NPR's series on escalating health costs

NPR investigates roles, and responsibilities of doctors and patients in escalating costs. In three extensive and revealing reports aired this week, NPR’s Alix Spiegel unravels how the current system affects the behavior of doctors and patients, and ultimately, makes our system more expensive and less effective. Sorry there’s no video, but watching a person talk on the radio isn’t nearly as interesting as it sounds.

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[wpaudio url=”http://likethedew.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/20091008_atc_06.mp3″ text=”The Telltale Wombs Of Lewiston, Maine”]

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[wpaudio url=”http://likethedew.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/20091012_me_06.mp3″ text=”How The Modern Patient Drives Up Health Costs”]

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[wpaudio url=”http://likethedew.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/20091013_me_06.mp3″ text=”Selling Sickness: How Drug Ads Changed Health Care”]

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