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The Fight Back podcast is produced by the non-profit organization Healthcare Consumer Rights Foundation. Each episode takes a look at a pressing current medical issue, often including the story of someone who has been negatively affected by that issue, such as insurance claims denied, not getting the referral to a specialist or medical procedure one needs, an unexpected “out of network” bill, dealing with heart disease, COVID, mental illness, and more. Then we interview a relevant expert who can provide the insights and resources to help solve these kinds of problems while navigating our complex healthcare system.

COVID-19 Updates

COVID Update: May 2022

Do you need a second COVID vaccine booster shot? Are the home rapid tests able to detect the newest variants? What’s the latest data regarding long COVID? Dr. Pollock joins us for our monthly COVIDcast to answer these questions.

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Long COVID

Researchers estimate that 10% to 30% of patients might experience long COVID after recovering—even if they experienced mild symptoms. Our special guest, Dr. Aras Mattis, a research scientist at the University of California, San Francisco, discusses the ongoing research and understanding of long COVID.

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Medical Marijuana

Sally Brammell, Senior Corporate Counsel at PAX Labs, a cannabis vaporizer company, discusses the science behind medical marijuana, insurance and legal issues, different cannabis delivery methods, and more.

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COVID-19 Updates

COVID Update: April 2022

Do you need a fourth COVID vaccine booster shot? Will we need annual COVID vaccine shots, just like shots for the flu? Dr. Pollock joins us for our monthly COVID update to answer these questions, and more.

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Is It Safe?

How safe are the COVID-19 vaccines? We talk with vaccine expert and Emergency Room Physician, Dr. Mike Ybarra, to answer these and other vaccine questions.

Negotiating Medical Bills

Expected, or maybe unexpected, hospital bills can be overwhelming and significantly impact the costs of your healthcare. In this episode, we discuss whether it is possible to negotiate with your local hospital.

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