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Welcome to Code WACK!

featuring host Brenda Gazzar

 

Shining a light on America's callous healthcare system

and what we can do about it.

 

Now streaming on Nurse Talk Media and Progressive Voices!

 

Powered by HEAL California

 

Jun 20, 2022

Undocumented workers in California contribute about $3.7 billion in state and local taxes each year. They hold one in 16 jobs in the state. What challenges do they face when it comes to getting access to quality health care? How is this impacting their health and our communities? To find out, we spoke to Luz Gallegos,


Jun 13, 2022

Since the free market has failed to rein in costs and achieve equity in health care, what’s next?  Can we govern our seemingly ungovernable healthcare sector? Can we build legislative consensus around policies that protect all of us, equally? Join Anthony Wright, executive director of Health Access, a health consumer...


Jun 6, 2022

Why is reforming our healthcare system necessary?  Is there any point in trying to change it, given the power of health insurers and pharmaceutical companies? Find out from someone who’s spent decades fighting and winning battles for healthcare justice. Join Anthony Wright, executive director of Health Access, a...


May 30, 2022

Why do some elderly patients on Medicare struggle to get the health care they need? What are some of the dangers of Medicare Advantage?Join Casey Hobbs, RN, director of nursing at a Northern California retirement community and co-creator/co-host of the popular podcast NurseTalk, and host Brenda Gazzar, to learn...


May 23, 2022

Is nursing a science or an art? Or is it the art of knowing when to open your mouth?  Should "your money or your health" be America's healthcare slogan?

Join Casey Hobbs, RN, director of nursing at a retirement community in Northern California and co-creator/co-host of the popular podcast NurseTalk, and host Brenda...