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    National School Lunch Program

    Kevin Concannon talked about the National School Lunch Program, which was up for reauthorization in 2015, and calls from members of Congress to change the program’s nutritional…

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    Vaccinations and Public Health

    Patricia Stinchfield talked by remote video from Minneapolis about the rise in measles cases in the U.S. and how the movement against vaccinating children was allowing the resurgence of the…

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    News Review with Representative John Fleming

    Representative John Fleming (R-LA) talked about his membership in the Freedom Caucus, a group designed to challenge the Republican Study Committee. He also talked about his role in…

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    Jeb Bush Remarks in Detroit

    Former Governor Jen Bush (R-FL) spoke at the Detroit Economic Club, outlining his economic plan for the nation. He was asked about his intentions for the 2016 presidential race,…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Topics included the killing of a Jordanian pilot by *ISIL militants, vaccinating children against the…

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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Following a fire alarm in the studio, telephone lines were opened again for viewer calls on the question: “Should childhood vaccinations be mandatory?”

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “Should childhood vaccinations be mandatory?” Due to a fire alarm in the studio, this program was interrupted and…

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    Pediatric Research News Conference

    Congressmen and members of the Miller family spoke to reporters in the White House driveway following a bill signing ceremony for the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act, which funds…

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    Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act Signing

    President Obama signed the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act. The legislation funds additional research into pediatric cancer, autism, and other diseases. The bill was named…

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    Ana Connery on First Lady's Let's Move! Campaign

    Today’s Mama Vice President of Content Ana Connery spoke by phone about why she believed the first lady’s “Let’s Move!” campaign had been helpful to children.

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    Tracy Fox on First Lady's Let's Move! Campaign

    Food, Nutrition, and Policy Consultants President Tracy Fox spoke by phone about changes to food marketing in schools and to nutrition labels. These changes were part of First Lady…

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    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

    Dr. Alan Guttmacher, director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, talked about the role and mission of the institute.

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    Early Childhood Health Care

    Mark McClellan and Alice Rivlin led a discussion on improving health care. Among the topics addressed were investing in early childhood health care, integrating community development…

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    Newborn Health Screening Systems

    Witnesses testified on the reauthorization of the Newborn Screen Saves Lives Act. The law gives grants to states to screen newborn babies for health conditions.

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    Energy Drink Marketing Strategy

    Medical experts and business executives testified on the ways that that “energy ” drink companies market their products toward children.

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    Nutrition Programs for Women, Infants and Children

    Douglas Besharov talked about the Special Supplemental Nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (commonly known as "WIC"). Topics included eligibility requirements, how WIC is…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the role of the government in feeding children who do not have enough to eat in their homes. The questions stemmed from a Washington Post…

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    Child Safety Issues

    Federal consumer product safety and transportation officials talked about how their agencies were working to prevent injuries to children and then responded to questions from members of the…

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    Numbers of Children with ADHD

    Dr. Patricia Quinn, a developmental pediatrician and director of the National Center for Girls with AD/HD, talked about a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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    Summit on Childhood Obesity

    First lady Michelle Obama gave a keynote address at a childhood obesity summit which looked at ways the private sector can help parents promote a healthy lifestyle to their…

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