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    Open Phones on Food Labeling

    Telephone lines were open on the question, “Is food labeling a help to you as a consumer?”

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    Recovery Data on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Michael Henderson, from the Louisiana State University (LSU) Public Policy Research Lab, presented new data about the perceptions of New Orleans’s white and African-American residents…

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    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Child Nutrition Programs

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about child nutrition programs. He urged Congress to not only reauthorize but also strengthen the school breakfast and lunch standards in the…

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    Newsmakers with Stephanie Schriock

    Stephanie Schriock talked about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the 2016 presidential election, which was being supported by EMILY’s List, and other…

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    Physician Assisted Suicide Laws

    Mickey MacIntyre and Kelly Buckland talked about laws in several states allowing medical professionals to assist patients who choose to end their lives.

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    Commercial Drone Regulation

    Regulators and industry leaders testified at a hearing on proposed federal rules for unmanned aerial vehicles known as drones. Questions from committee members were primarily about…

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    Colorado Toxic Metal Spill

    Erin Brokovich talked about her criticisms of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) response to and role in the accidental release of toxic metals into Colorado’s Animas…

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    Status of Medicare and Medicaid

    Former Governors Michael Leavitt (R-UT) and Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS), who both served as secretary of the Department of 
Health and Human Services, talked about the implementation of…

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    Future of Medicare and Medicaid

    Nancy-Ann DeParle (D) and Gail Wilensky (R), both former administrators of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, talked about the future of Medicare and Medicaid. “On the Frontlines:…

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    Recreational Drone Use and Commercial Aircraft

    Bart Jansen talked about near-collisions between drones and commercial aircraft and what the federal government could do to regulate recreational and commercial use of unmanned aerial…

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    Health Insurance Costs

    Marogt Sanger-Katz talked about her piece in the New York Times “The Upshot” on whether the expansion of health insurance coverage cuts healthcare costs, an idea she argues is…

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    2016 Medical Trends

    Representatives from the National Business Group on Health presented the results of the group’s annual plan design survey of large employers. They talked about employers'…

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    Alcohol-Related Birth Disorders

    Susan Carlson, former first lady of Minnesota, talked about a recent study on drinking and drug use among pregnant teens. She discussed her experiences as a juvenile court justice, the…

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    Health Care and Homelessness

    Panelists talked about how homelessness affects the health and health care options of individuals.

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    Senate Debate on Planned Parenthood Funding

    The Senate debated cutting off funding for Planned Parenthood.

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    Senate Democrats on Planned Parenthood

    Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), and advocates held a press conference ahead of a procedural vote on a bill to repeal federal funding for…

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    Senate Session

    The Senate by a 53-46 margin failed to get the 60 votes needed to proceed to S.1881, a bill by Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood.

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    Federal Funding Alzheimer's Research

    Robert Egge talked about the future of Alzheimer’s and federal funding for research on the disease. He also discussed how Medicare spending would be affected by the expected rise…

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    Peter Sullivan on Planned Parenthood Funding

    Peter Sullivan was interviewed by phone about the Senate vote on a bill to revoke federal funding for Planned Parenthood following an advocacy group’s release of videos alleging…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Should Congress cut funding for Planned Parenthood?” Peter Sullivan of The Hill spoke by phone about the Senate…

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