Full episode 392: Someone Else's Money Act Two Let's Take Your Medical History Transcript Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson recount how four accidental steps led to enacting the very questionable system of employers paying for health care. (11 minutes) ByAlex BlumbergAdam DavidsonPlanet Money More in Health and Health CareView all 817: The Cavalry Is Not Coming Dec. 1, 2023 Act One: Serious as a Heart Attack Tim Reeves runs a hospital in rural Pennsylvania, and he’s trying to do something that is so hard to do and that he knows is completely up to him. 812: The Bear at the End of the Tunnel Oct. 20, 2023 Act 2: The Devil Is in the Details. And There Are So Many Details. Miki Meek reports on the situation for pregnant women in Idaho under the state’s new, post-Roe abortion laws, which are some of the most restrictive in the country. 808: The Rest of the Story Aug. 18, 2023 Act One: Burning Down The Couch Psychiatry used to be all talk. More by Alex BlumbergView all 714: Day at the Beach Aug. 14, 2020 Act Two: Beach Doctor Alex Blumberg talks to Shane Dubow about a time decades ago, when Shane went sea kayaking and camping with his friends on the beach in Baja California, Mexico. 605: Kid Logic Dec. 16, 2016 Act Four: When Small Thoughts Meet Big Brains Alex Blumberg investigates a little-studied phenomenon: Children who get a mistaken idea in their heads about how something works or what something means, and then don't figure out until well into adulthood that they were wrong. 527: 180 Degrees June 13, 2014 Act One: Seeing the Forrest For the Little Trees Alex Blumberg takes us to an American classroom where students are reading a classic, The Education of Little Tree, by Forrest Carter.