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    Drone Safety and Regulation

    Jack Nicas talked by remote video from Chicago about increased efforts to regulate usage of drones in the United States following the crash of a recreational drone on the White House…

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    Drowsy Driving and Technology

    Panelists discussed technologies that could alleviate the problem of drowsy drivers. Topics included in-car alert systems and road factors such as the placement of rest areas and…

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    Drowsy Driving and Health Issues

    Panelists talked about medical conditions such as sleep disorders that contribute to fatigue and drowsy driving, as well as how to address these health issues.  “Health…

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    Sleep Deprivation and Young Drivers

    Panelists talked about the role of drowsiness with young drivers and that sleep deprivation was a more acute problem in teens than in adults due to the chemistry of the adolescent…

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    Drowsy Driving and Workplace Issues

    Panelists talked about the culture in American society that pressures people to do as much as possible during the course of the day, giving sleep a low priority. Topics included shift…

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    Chemical Facility Security

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials testified on chemical facility security. In 2013, President Obama, in response…

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    Takata Airbag Defects

    Automaker executives and federal safety officials testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on defects in vehicular airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata that…

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    President Obama on Ebola Response

    President Obama spoke t the National Institutes of Health about the U.S. response to the Ebola virus. He congratulated the agency on the completion of phase 1 trials of an Ebola…

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    Drowsy Driving Conference Opening Panel

    The National Transportation Safety Board held an all-day highway safety forum, “Awake, Alert, Alive: Overcoming the Dangers of Drowsy Driving” on combating the effects of driver…

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    Takata Airbag Defects

    The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing on airbag defects of the Japanese supplier Takata, and the recall process of millions of vehicles equipped with…

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    Global Health and Security Challenges

    Medical and defense analysts talked about health security challenges faced by government officials. Topics included the spread of the Ebola virus, health concerns related to warfare,…

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    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Ebola

    Dr. Anthony Fauci talked with David Brooks about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and actions U.S. health care officials. He offered recommendations for containing the outbreak…

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    Ebola Response

    Heritage Foundation scholars and former public health officials assessed the risks posed by the Ebola virus and the response options available to the U.S. and West Africa countries most…

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    Town Hall on Ebola

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, Professor Jesse Goodman, and others talked about the Ebola virus in a town hall hosted by WTOP. Dr. Fauci said Ron Klain would do a great job as the Ebola…

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    States' Preparedness for Medical Emergencies

    Dr. Tom Inglesby talked about federal programs that could help fund state and local responses to medical emergencies. This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money”…

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    Airline Safety and Security

    Michael Huerta talked about airline safety and security. Among his remarks he detailed new protocols in response to a fire at the Chicago’s air traffic control center. He…

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    Federal Response to Ebola in the U.S.

    Dr. Richard Carmona, a former surgeon general, talked about whether having a confirmed surgeon general would have improved federal government response to the three Ebola cases in the…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on President Obama’s appointment of Ron Klain to the the White House Ebola response coordinator. Quartz markets and finance editor Matt…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on issues primarily related to Ebola. He said President Obama chose Ron Klain as the Ebola response coordinator to have a…

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    Defense Department Ebola Response in Liberia

    Operation United Assistance Joint Force Commander Major General Darryl Williams, U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Debra Malac, and USAID Deputy DART Director Ben Hemingway briefed reporters in…

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