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    Cancer Biology

    Cancer Biologist Andrew Hessel used visual aids as he talked about the acceleration of technological DNA change to help cure Cancer. “A Cell’s Eye View of Designing Life and…

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    General Motors Recall Spotlight

    This program included portions of C-SPAN programming on the General Motors (GM) recall of 1.62 million cars because of ignition switch safety concerns. General Motors Ignition Switch…

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    Medicare and Medicaid Acts of 1965

    Tom Scully talked about the Medicare and Medicaid Acts of 1965. He discussed President Lyndon Johnson’s vision of the bill and the present state of the program. This program was part…

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    Open Phones

    Mental Health Care Caucus Co-Chair Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) was interviewed by phone about renewed efforts to improve access to mental health care in response to the suicide of…

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    Federal Government Mental Health Programs

    Mental Health Care Caucus Co-Chair Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked by phone about renewed efforts to improve access to mental health care in response to the suicide of actor Robin…

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    Medicare Oversight

    Nancy Griswold from the Office of Medicare Hearing and Appeals (OMHA) testified about the Medicare appeals process and the backlog of appeal claims. She discussed the steps her office…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, State and Federal Laws and Policies

    Panelists talked about the the legal aspects of preventing bullying. Dr. Srabstein said that bullying was a very serious health risk and the victims were at higher risk of…

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    Bullying Prevention Summit, Social and Emotional Learning

    “Multi-Tiered Behavioral Support Frameworks and Social and Emotional Learning” was the second plenary session of the day-long summit “Keeping Kids Safe: Opportunities and…

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    Employer-Provided Health Care Plans

    The National Business Group on Health held a news briefing to present the results of its survey of 130 large employers on changes they were making to their health benefit plans in 2015.…

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    Trucks and Public Safety

    Regulators, safety advocates, and industry representatives testified on ways to improve freight truck safety on U.S. roads. Anne Ferro, the outgoing administrator of the Federal Motor…

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    Ebola Virus Outbreak

    Alexandra Sifferlin was interviewed by phone about her Time Magazine story, “What Your Bring When You’re Going Into an Ebola Outbreak.” The article details the Centers for…

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    Global Health Innovators

    Health care professionals talked about their work in developing countries. They spoke about issues including reproductive health services, HIV/AIDS prevention, the use of technology to…

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    Dangerous Disease Investigators

    Government health experts tasked with tracking the spread of dangerous diseases such as monkey pox and human rabies spoke at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. The…

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    School Lunch Programs

    Nutrition experts testified on school lunch programs across the U.S. and potential changes to strengthen the delivery and quality of those programs. Julia Bauscher, the president-elect…

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    Scientific American Report on Cancer Research

    Christine Gorman talked about the July 2014 edition of Scientific American, “The March on Malignancy,” which focused on cancer and new research showing that 15 percent of deaths…

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    Smartphones and Veterans' Health Care

    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) talked about his plan to improve veterans' health care through the use of smartphones. He criticized government bureaucracy and said…

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    HIV/AIDS Funding and Advocacy

    Carl Schmid talked about the AIDS Institute’s advocacy work for HIV and AIDS patients and securing federal funding for research on the disease. Jeanne White-Ginder, mother of…

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    Physician Shortage in the U.S.

    Dr. Atul Grover talked about the shortage of physicians in the U.S. and the possible effect on patient health. He also discussed a report from the Institute of Medicine that…

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    2014 Air Safety Forum, Panel on Modernizing Airspace System

    Experts from two think tanks and the union representing air traffic controllers talked about modernizing and funding of the National Airspace System and the FAA’s Next Generation Air…

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    Combating HIV/AIDS

    Panelists talked about the major outcomes of the 2014 International AIDS Conference, held from July 20-25 in Melbourne, Australia. Topics included scientific developments, funding for…

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