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    Health Care Policy, Part 2

    Two former congressional staffers and other health care policy experts talked about the issues facing America’s health care system as the Trump administration entered office. This…

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    Health Care Policy, Part 1

    Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX), a physician and chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, talked about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable…

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    Health Care Fraud Cases

    Panelists considered different perspectives on the Justice Department’s False Claims Act investigation, litigation, and enforcement practices as they apply to health care fraud. “The Impact of…

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    Medicare Improvements Implementation

    Panelists considered the implementation and impact of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and its Quality Payment Program administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…

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    Vice President Biden on Electronic Health Records

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke to reporters before a meeting with representatives of electronic health record companies to discuss the health care industry and the access to medical health…

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    Dr. Francis Ali-Osman on Cancer Research

    Cancer researcher Dr. Francis Ali-Osman, President Obama’s appointee to serve on the U.S. National Cancer Advisory Board, spoke at a symposium at Westminster College.

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    Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, Opening Remarks and Health Care Cuts

    More than 300 members of the United Kingdom’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate of five topics being considered for their…

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    Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder

    Claudia Kalb talked about her book, Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities, about the evolution in our understanding of mental health using the stories…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Ezra Edelman and David Chang

    Filmmaker Ezra Edelman talked about the making of his ESPN documentary, O.J.: Made in America. He was interviewed by Ta-Nehisi Coates. A video clip was shown. Then chef David Chang…

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    EpiPen Price Increases

    The chief executive officer of Mylan testified at a hearing on her company’s price increase on its EpiPen, an anti-anaphylaxis injection medication. Lawmakers from both parties questioned Heather…

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    The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines, divided between those insured and uninsured, were open for viewer comments on the question: “How Would You Change Health Care in U.S.?” Video…

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    2016 Hearings in Review

    Portions of four notable House and Senate hearings of 2016 were shown: The March 17, 2016, House hearing “Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Contamination” (program ID 406540-1) with commentary by Melissa Nann Burke in a video…

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    Panel Discussion on Viruses and Microbes

    Authors talked about viruses and microbes. Panelists included Carl Zimmer, author of A Planet of Viruses and Ed Yong, author of I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life.…

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    Coroners in the 19th Century South

    Professor Stephen Berry talked about coroners in the 19th century South. He discussed the role of a coroner as an agent of the state and talked about the records created from coroner…

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    In a Different Key

    John Donvan and Caren Zucker talked about their book In a Different Key: The Story of Autism, in which they provide a history of autism, from Donald Triplett Forest, the first child to be…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) delivered the weekly Republican address on Thursday, December 22, 2016. He talked about the passage of the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, new…

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    Pandemic

    Sonia Shah talked about her book, Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, about the spread of infectious diseases around the world over the past 50 years and what…

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    Physician Assisted Deaths

    Legal experts said it was crucial that terminally ill patients and their families know their rights and liabilities as more and more states approve legislation allowing physician aid-in-dying.…

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    Future of Government Health Care

    Former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) administrators talked about the challenges of implementation of health care policy such as the Affordable Care Act and the 2015 Medicare Access and CHIP…

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