NPR‘s Health care for All examines how Germany, Great Britain, France, the Netherlands and Switzerland provide universal coverage for their citizens. As a leader of NPR‘s award-winning health and science coverage, Joe Neel joins Dr. Woodard to discuss Health care for All, contrasting the U.S. and five Western European health care systems. Listen and learn about how your health care plan compares to those around the world.
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HOST: Dr. Thad Woodard
- Joe Neel, deputy senior supervising editor and a correspondent on the Science Desk, National Public Radio
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