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    House Republican Health Care Agenda

    House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) spoke about the House Republican health care portion of their “Better Way” agenda. He said it aims to “repeal and replace” the…

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    President Obama Signing Chemical Safety Bill

    President Obama signed into law H.R. 2576, the “Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act,” which modernizes the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. In…

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    Public Safety Broadband Network

    State and federal officials testified at a hearing on the progress made on the deployment of the First Responder Network Authority, or FirstNet, a public safety broadband network created…

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    White House Press Briefing

    Spokesman Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including the Zika virus, the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy and the release of transcripts…

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    Book Discussion on The Politics of Autism

    John Pitney talked about his book, The Politics of Autism: Navigating The Contested Spectrum. This interview, conducted at Claremont McKenna College, is part of Book TV’s College…

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    Book Discussion on The Next Pandemic

    Ali Khan talked about his book, The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind’s Gravest Dangers, in which he examines the world’s deadliest diseases, possible new…

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    Book Discussion on The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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    Philadelphia's Soda Tax

    Philadelphia Inquirer city hall reporter Tricia Nadolny reported by phone on Philadelphia’s new 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages and sodas.

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    Food and Public Health, Keynote Speaker 1

    Dr. Sonia Angell delivered a keynote address at a forum on food and public health. She talked about how state and local governments could play a role in managing health problems…

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    Book Discussion on Imbeciles

    Amy Goodman, author of Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America interviewed Adam Cohen about his book, Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the…

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    Dr. Christopher Hess on Parkinson's Disease

    Dr. Christopher Hess talked by video from the University of Florida in Gainesville about Parkinson’s disease and its impact on over one million people in the U.S. following the…

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    Hillary Clinton Remarks at Planned Parenthood Action Fund

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the 2016 presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, talked about women’s health and reproductive rights. She criticized presumptive…

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    Implementation of Highway Spending Bill

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx testified at a hearing on the implementation of the $305 billion Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which President Obama signed…

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    Synthetic Drug Use

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the increasing use of synthetic drugs that mimic the effects of illegal narcotics. Federal, state, and local law enforcement officials…

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    E-Cigarettes and Public Health

    Legal and public policy analysts talked about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) May 6, 2016, ruling that would make electronic, or “e-cigarettes,” subject to the…

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    Food and Public Health, Panel 4

    Former heads of the Food and Drug Administration, and the Departments of Health and Humans Services as well as Agriculture talked about food production and safety in the U.S.…

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    Linda Rosenberg on Mental Health in the U.S.

    Linda Rosenberg talked about the state of mental health care in the U.S., including legislation before Congress to expand the Mental Health Act.

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    Antibiotic Resistance and Superbugs

    Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, with the University of Pennsylvania, discusses antibiotic resistance and the rise of superbugs, as well as what can be done to slow the evolution of these strains of…

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    U.S. Preparations for the Zika Virus

    Dr. Anand Parekh discussed preparations by both public and private health services to prevent the spread of the mosquito-born Zika virus, as well as the congressional push to fund…

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    Food and Public Health, Panel 1

    The former heads of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Department of Health and Human Services, and Department of Agriculture spoke about the future of food production and safety…

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