Insider Trading, Controlling Harmful Prescribers, Sleep Deprivation

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Rob Ferrett and Veronica Rueckert look at the government’s ongoing crackdown on insider trading, check in on propsed Medicare changes, and talk about extreme sleep deprivation with a journalist who has experienced it.

Featured in this Show

  • To Catch A Trader

    Frontline investigates wealthy Wall Street hedge fund manager Steven Cohen and asks if he will be the next to be prosecuted for securities fraud.

  • Proposed Medicare Changes Would Punish Harmful Prescribers

    Medicare is seeking more power to control and potentially ban doctors who engage in the fraudulent prescribing of drugs. A health care reporter explains the proposed changes.

  • Journalist Says Sleep Deprivation Is 'Torture'

    A journalist who has experienced extreme sleep deprivation says it can have serious health consequences, and likens it to torture. He talks about his first-hand experience.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Martin J. Smith Guest
  • Charles Ornstein Guest
  • Seth Maxon Guest

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