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  • emSometimes Amazing Things Happenem
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    Sometimes Amazing Things Happen

    Dr. Elizabeth Ford talked about her book Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward, in which she discusses her work in mental…

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    Healing Children

    Dr. Kurt Newman talked about his book Healing Children: A Surgeon’s Stories from the Frontiers of Pediatric Medicine, in which he recalls his career as a pediatric surgeon and discusses the…

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    No Apparent Distress

    Rachel Pearson spoke about her memoir, No Apparent Distress: A Doctor’s Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine, in which she recounts her experience with the health care…

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    The Vaccine Race

    Meredith Wadman talked about her book, The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics, and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease. She spoke from the James Michener Pavilion at the 2017 Gaithersburg…

  • Center for Global Development Releases Ebola Report
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    Ebola Epidemic Report

    The Center for Global Development (CGD) held a discussion on the findings of its new report on effective international coordination and collaboration in fighting Ebola outbreaks. Doctors…

  • Washington Journal Samantha Artiga Discusses Health Care Disparities
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    Samantha Artiga on Health Care Disparities

    Samantha Artiga, director of the Disparities Policy Project at the Kaiser Family Foundation, talked about health care disparities among minority populations in the U.S.

  • Washington Journal Erin Mershon Discusses the Opioid Crisis
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    Erin Mershon on the Opioid Crisis

    Erin Mershon talked about what comes next now that President Trump has declared the opioid crisis a “national emergency.”

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    Roxane Gay talked about Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, a book on the impact of her body and self-image on her life. Professor Gay spoke with Aminatou Sow, digital strategist and Co-founder…

  • Washington Journal Dr Matthew Hahn Discusses the Impact of Regulations on Medical Care and Health Reform
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    Dr. Matthew Hahn on Medical Care and Health Reform Regulations

    Dr. Matthew Hahn, a family physician in the small town of Hancock, Maryland, talked about his new book Distracted: How Regulations are Destroying the Practice of Medicine and Preventing…

  • President Trump Condemns Violence in Charlottesville VA
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    President Trump Signs Veterans Health Care Bill

    President Trump signed into law an extension of a program that allows veterans to receive private health care outside of VA facilities. During the ceremony, he commented on the white nationalist protests in…

  • President Trump Maybe Warning to North Korea Not Tough Enough
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    President Trump Remarks on North Korea and Opioid Crisis

    President Trump spoke briefly with reporters before a national security briefing at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. He commented on his August 8 statement about North Korea and warned the…

  • National Business Group on Health Previews Survey on Benefit Costs
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    Employers and Health Insurance Costs

    Brian Marcotte, president and CEO of the National Business Group on Health, presented the results of his organization’s annual survey of employers about health care benefit costs and…

  • Gene Editing
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    Gene Editing

    Biologist Jennifer Doudna spoke about the future of genetics and the power to control evolution. Ms. Doudna was calling for a worldwide moratorium on the use of the new gene-editing tool…

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    Life's Work

    Dr. Willie Parker, a Christian abortion provider in Mississippi and Alabama, participated in a panel discussion on his book, Life’s Work: A Moral Argument for Choice

  • Civil War Medicine and Disabled Veterans
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    Civil War Medicine and Disabled Veterans

    Historians Ashley Bowen-Murphy and Sarah Handley-Cousins talked about the evolution of Civil War medicine and the treatment of the disabled veterans of the war. This interview took place at the…

  • Senate Finance Committee Considers Commerce and HHS Nominations
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    Confirmation Hearing for Commerce and Health and Human Services Departments

    The Senate Finance Committee held a confirmation hearing for three nominations to the Departments of Commerce and Health and Human Services (HHS).The nominees were Gilbert Kaplan, Commerce…

  • President Trump Announces Veterans Telehealth Services Initiative
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    Telehealth Technology

    President Trump spoke about new telehealth technology that will allow veterans to receive health care services using telecommunications devices. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin…

  • Drug Control Policy Acting Director Testifies on Opioid Epidemic
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    Opioid Epidemic

    The acting director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy was among the witnesses at a hearing on efforts to pass legislation reauthorizing that office. Committee members questioned…

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    Ray & Joan

    Lisa Napoli talked about her book Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, a biography of Ray Kroc, founder of the McDonald’s franchise, and…

  • Washington Journal Spotlight on Opioid Epidemic
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    Opioid Epidemic and Health Care

    As the Senate considered Republican health care legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act, telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on health care and the…

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