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I Fought the Law: Impeachment, Hospital Bills, Salon Chemicals

I Fought the Law: Impeachment, Hospital Bills, Salon Chemicals

Skimm This - December 4, 2019 - 13:39

The impeachment inquiry into President Trump jumped to a new House committee today, and it’s starting to feel a bit like law school. We’ll explain where the impeachment process stands and what’s still to come. Meanwhile, the Trump Administration wants hospitals and insurers to share their price lists for medical treatments, but hospitals aren’t having it. We’ll crunch the numbers on why hospitals don’t want to comply. Also on today’s show: a worrisome link between certain beauty products and risk of breast cancer, and an unexpected use for coffee husks.

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