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    Communicators on Medical Technology

    Dr. Michael Blum talked about developments in medical technology and the future of medicine. Terry Grant and Tyler Libey were interviewed at the booth for National Science…

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    New Medicare Law and the Future of U.S. Healthcare

    Dr. John Noseworthy talked about a law that eliminated the Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and reformed the way Medicare payments were made to physicians. He also…

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    Hydraulic Fracturing

    Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and natural gas. "Fracking"…

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    Dare to Dream

    Dare to Dream was one of the first prize middle school winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Anna Pinkerton and Elizabeth Budin,…

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    SNAP to it America

    SNAP to it America was one of the second place high school east winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by Nicholas Fechner-Mills, Jack…

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    President Obama on the Medicare "Doc Fix" Bill

    President Obama spoke at a reception for supporters of H.R. 2, the Medicare “doc fix” bill that permanently replaces the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula used to determine…

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    Rose Garden Reception for Medicare "Doc Fix" Bill

    A reception was held in the Rose Garden for supporters of H.R. 2, the Medicare “doc fix” bill that permanently replaced the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula used to…

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    Arctic Health and Well-Being

    Panelists talked about the health and well-being of U.S. citizens living in or near the Arctic. Topics included the suicide rate in Alaska, availability of running water, and…

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    Food Safety Laws

    Chris Young and Erin Quinn talked about a legal loophole in U.S. food safety law that allowed companies to add new ingredients to food without a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety…

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    Congressional Medicare Payments Bill Signing

    House and Senate leaders spoke at a ceremony House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) held to sign bipartisan Medicare “doc fix” legislation, H.R. 2, that permanently replaces the…

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    Senate Debate on Human Trafficking Abortion Amendment

    Senators debated an amendment by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) that would change the “Hyde Amendment” language in the Human Trafficking bill. The amendment would place fees…

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    Presidential Medicare Payments Bill Signing

    President Obama spoke to reporters about health care before signing H.R. 2, the “doc fix” legislation that altered the way physicians are reimbursed for their work with Medicare…

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    White House Kitchen Garden Planting

    First lady Michelle Obama was seen with students planting the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House as part of her broader initiative to promote healthy eating.

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    President Obama on Ebola Response in Africa

    President Obama spoke to reporters before a meeting with the Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Guinean President Alpha Condé, and Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma about…

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    Medicare and the Affordable Care Act

    Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA) talked about the Medicare “doc fix” bill, which permanently replaces the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula used to determine Medicare…

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    Book Discussion on Bad Faith

    Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, talked about his book, Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern…

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    Newsmakers with Dr. Robert Wah

    Dr. Robert Wah talked by remote video from Chicago about the Medicare “doc fix” legislation, which would permanently replace the current formula used to determine Medicare…

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    Health Care Implementation, Panel 1

    Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius outlined the current health care landscape in the U.S. They talked about the…

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    Health Care Implementation, Panel 2

    Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act took part in a panel discussion on the U.S. health care landscape. Both sides agreed that if the Supreme Court rules against the…

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    President Obama on Climate Change and Public Health

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a roundtable meeting at Howard University with medical and environmental officials on the impact of climate change on public…

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