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Bad Batch

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Bad Batch

Bad Batch

Wondery

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Patients in search of a miracle cure end up in critical condition. The race is on to find out what went wrong before more people get hurt. The trail leads back to a medical company with slick marketing and a charismatic CEO. And to a multibillion dollar stem cell industry where greed and desperation collide. Laura Beil, the award-winning host and reporter of “Dr Death,” returns for this six-part investigative series from Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John” and “The Shrink Next Door.”

Latest Episodes

Introducing Bad Batch

Bad Batch premieres on October 23rd.

2 MIN2019 OCT 10
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Introducing Bad Batch

The Cure to Everything

We’ll try anything to help our loved ones who are experiencing pain. John and Elaine both turn to a new medical treatment to help their mothers. But for one of them, it will go horribly wrong. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit www.isscr.org/about-stem-cells, a site maintained by the International Society for Stem Cell Research. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

43 MIN2019 OCT 23
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The Cure to Everything

Pure

More patients are getting sick. As people across the country start asking questions, John K scrambles to figure out what went wrong and to save his company. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

32 MIN2019 OCT 23
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Pure

The Entrepreneur

Who is John K? Before he founded Liveyon he had quite a remarkable career. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

41 MIN2019 OCT 25
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The Entrepreneur

The Sell

John K. builds his company, and focuses on what he does best. A fleet of salesmen and doctors are selling a miracle, and they’re not necessarily sharing the whole story of the bad batch. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

43 MIN2019 OCT 30
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The Sell

Three Vials

Vials of stem cells are shipped around the country, but some of them are ticking time bombs. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

36 MIN2019 NOV 6
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Three Vials

Beyond Liveyon

Elaine comes to terms with what happened. Other patients start to pick up the pieces too, and try to get justice. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

46 MIN2019 NOV 13
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Beyond Liveyon

Snake Oil: An Interview

Laura Beil speaks with Steven Johnson, host of American Innovations, about the ups and downs of scientific discovery and what led her to investigate the stem cell industry. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe- Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visitsimplisafe.com/batch Quip- Get your first refill pack free when you visitgetquip.com/badbatch ThredUp- Get 30% off your first order when you visitthredup.com/batch Noom- Start your journey today atnoom.com/batch BetterHelp- Get 10% off your first month atbetterhelp.com/batch Verishop- Get 15% off your first purchase atverishop.com/badbatch

37 MIN2019 NOV 20
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Snake Oil: An Interview

Whack-a-mole

As the FDA cracks down on stem cell businesses, a flashy new commercial makes a splash, and it looks a whole lot like Liveyon. Is John K back?

17 MINFEB 5
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Whack-a-mole

Introducing Into America

A new podcast about politics, about policy, and the power that both have in shaping the lives of the American people. Into America is hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Trymaine Lee, and features the journalists of NBC News. For the first episode, Trymaine heads to East New York, a community that experienced more stops than any other part of New York City under Former Mayor Bloomberg’s stop and frisk policy. In order to have a real shot at the Democratic nomination, Bloomberg needs the support of Black voters. Days before announcing his candidacy, Bloomberg apologized for the policing tactic. But will his past decision to champion the use of stop and frisk hurt his chances? Subscribe to Into America now:http://wondery.fm/intoamerica

6 MINFEB 28
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Introducing Into America

Latest Episodes

Introducing Bad Batch

Bad Batch premieres on October 23rd.

2 MIN2019 OCT 10
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Introducing Bad Batch

The Cure to Everything

We’ll try anything to help our loved ones who are experiencing pain. John and Elaine both turn to a new medical treatment to help their mothers. But for one of them, it will go horribly wrong. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit www.isscr.org/about-stem-cells, a site maintained by the International Society for Stem Cell Research. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

43 MIN2019 OCT 23
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The Cure to Everything

Pure

More patients are getting sick. As people across the country start asking questions, John K scrambles to figure out what went wrong and to save his company. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

32 MIN2019 OCT 23
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Pure

The Entrepreneur

Who is John K? Before he founded Liveyon he had quite a remarkable career. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

41 MIN2019 OCT 25
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The Entrepreneur

The Sell

John K. builds his company, and focuses on what he does best. A fleet of salesmen and doctors are selling a miracle, and they’re not necessarily sharing the whole story of the bad batch. For accurate information on stem cell treatments, visit the International Society for Stem Cell Research website. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

43 MIN2019 OCT 30
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The Sell

Three Vials

Vials of stem cells are shipped around the country, but some of them are ticking time bombs. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

36 MIN2019 NOV 6
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Three Vials

Beyond Liveyon

Elaine comes to terms with what happened. Other patients start to pick up the pieces too, and try to get justice. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visit simplisafe.com/batch Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you visit getquip.com/badbatch ThredUp - Get 30% off your first order when you visit thredup.com/batch Noom - Start your journey today at noom.com/batch Better Help - Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/batch Verishop - Get 15% off your first purchase at verishop.com/badbatch

46 MIN2019 NOV 13
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Beyond Liveyon

Snake Oil: An Interview

Laura Beil speaks with Steven Johnson, host of American Innovations, about the ups and downs of scientific discovery and what led her to investigate the stem cell industry. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe- Get FREE shipping and a60-day risk free trial when you visitsimplisafe.com/batch Quip- Get your first refill pack free when you visitgetquip.com/badbatch ThredUp- Get 30% off your first order when you visitthredup.com/batch Noom- Start your journey today atnoom.com/batch BetterHelp- Get 10% off your first month atbetterhelp.com/batch Verishop- Get 15% off your first purchase atverishop.com/badbatch

37 MIN2019 NOV 20
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Snake Oil: An Interview

Whack-a-mole

As the FDA cracks down on stem cell businesses, a flashy new commercial makes a splash, and it looks a whole lot like Liveyon. Is John K back?

17 MINFEB 5
Comments
Whack-a-mole

Introducing Into America

A new podcast about politics, about policy, and the power that both have in shaping the lives of the American people. Into America is hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Trymaine Lee, and features the journalists of NBC News. For the first episode, Trymaine heads to East New York, a community that experienced more stops than any other part of New York City under Former Mayor Bloomberg’s stop and frisk policy. In order to have a real shot at the Democratic nomination, Bloomberg needs the support of Black voters. Days before announcing his candidacy, Bloomberg apologized for the policing tactic. But will his past decision to champion the use of stop and frisk hurt his chances? Subscribe to Into America now:http://wondery.fm/intoamerica

6 MINFEB 28
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Introducing Into America
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