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    Book Discussion on Slow Dancing with a Stranger

    Meryl Comer talked about her book, Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer’s, in which she reports on the effects of Alzheimer’s, the degenerative…

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    Representatives Gingrey and Green on ADAPT Legislation

    Representatives Phil Gingrey (R-GA) and Gene Green (D-TX) talked about their bipartisan legislation, the Antibiotic Development to Advance Patient Treatment (ADAPT) Act of 2013, that would…

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    U.N. Security Council Meeting on Ebola Outbreak in Western Africa

    The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting to address the Ebola virus outbreak in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, and that had also reached Nigeria and…

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    Prescription Drugs and Medical Advances

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell and other government and private sector healthcare leaders testified about ongoing medical community efforts to improve and develop and new treatments and…

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    Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

    Dr. Scott Gottlieb talked about President Obama’s announcement of U.S. troops and millions of dollars in aid being dispatched to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. C-SPAN…

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    West Africa Ebola Outbreak

    Federal health officials and health workers testified at a joint hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Ebola…

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    Senators McConnell and Alexander on the Ebola Virus

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) discussed their support for the president’s initiative to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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    Mission of the Health and Human Services Department

    Secretary Sylvia Burwell spoke about her leadership strategy and her vision for the Department of Health and Human Services. She spoke at an event hosted by the George Washington…

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    Secretary McDonald on Veterans Affairs Facilities

    Robert McDonald talked about his tour of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities around the nation and his department’s priorities. This was his first news conference…

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    Health Care Spending Projections

    Economists and public health experts talked about the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' spending projections for 2014 and 2015. They estimated spending would increase from…

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    Vaccinations and Disease Prevention

    Public health experts talked about the increasing number of outbreaks of diseases that had largely been eliminated by vaccinations generations ago. Many doctors attribute the rising…

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    National Alliance on Mental Illness Annual Convention

    Representative Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) and other mental health advocates made opening remarks at the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s 2014 annual national convention. The…

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    Campus Sexual Assault Spotlight

    This program included C-SPAN programming on campus sexual assault, a telephone interview with Center for Public Integrity staff writer Kristen Lombardi and a Senate Health Education, Labor…

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    Ebola Epidemic

    Panelists talked about treating the Ebola epidemic in western Africa and steps to prevent future outbreaks. They discussed the magnitude of this Ebola outbreak and how it differed from…

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    Health Care Costs and Innovations

    Two insurance company leaders talked about their organizations' initiatives to strengthen the health care system. Dr. Roy next presented a conservative proposal for health care…

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    Global Health

    Panelists talked about some of the most significant global health challenges during the upcoming decade. They also discussed the agenda to address those issues and the future of health…

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    Medical Cures and Innovation

    Representative Joe Pitts (R-PA) held a roundtable discussion as part of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s 21st Century Cures initiative. Panelists discussed the…

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    Food Safety

    Female food activists and filmmakers talked about the dangers of pesticides, genetically modified food, and preserving the Earth’s soil.

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    Book Discussion on Untangling the Mind

    David Theodore George talked about his book, Untangling the Mind: Why We Behave the Way We Do. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book Festival, which was held August 30…

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    Book Discussion on The Future of the Mind

    Michio Kaku talked about his book, The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind, in which he discusses the latest advances in brain science.  …

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