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  • Newsmakers with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy
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    Newsmakers with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy

    Surgeon General Vivek Murthy talked about the report his office published the previous week drawing attention to addiction and the role government should play in addressing the issue. The…

  • Washington Journal Sarah Ferris on House Republicans Funding Strategy
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    House Republicans' Funding Strategy

    Sarah Ferris spoke by phone about a closed-door meeting later that day with House Republicans on the possibility of a continuing resolution to avert a government shutdown as well as provide…

  • Zika Virus Funding Legislation
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    Zika Virus Funding Legislation

    Sarah Ferris reported by telephone about the different House and Senate bills to fund the fight against the Zika virus.

  • Sarah Ferris Discusses Opioid Addiction Legislation
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    Opioid Addiction Legislation

    Sarah Ferris spoke by video from Capitol Hill about several bills under consideration in the House related to opioid addiction. She also discussed the Obama administration position on…

  • Newsmakers with Tom Frieden
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    Newsmakers with Tom Frieden

    Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), talked about the Zika virus, how it is transmitted, its reported appearance in the U.S., and how the CDC…

  • Washington Journal Sarah Ferris on Affordable Care Act Repeal
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    Affordable Care Act Repeal

    Sarah Ferris spoke by phone about an upcoming House vote on legislation to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood.

  • Washington Journal Sarah Ferris on Cost of Pharmaceutical Drugs
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    Cost of Pharmaceutical Drugs

    Sarah Ferris talked about criticism facing the pharmaceutical industry over skyrocketing drug prices. Topics included the types of drugs on which prices are rising, factors that drive cost…

  • Washington Journal Sarah Ferris on Planned Parenthood Videos
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    Congressional Response to Planned Parenthood Videos

    Sarah Ferris talked about congressional responses to two videos released by an anti-abortion group allegedly featuring Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of fetal tissue for medical…

  • Sarah Ferris on Health Care Law Repeal Legislation
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    Health Care Law Repeal

    Sarah Ferris talked about two bills on the House floor aimed at repealing the Affordable Care Act, as well as Republican plans to react to the upcoming King v. Burwell Supreme Court ruling.…