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    Former Senator Tom Harkin Remarks on Childhood Obesity

    Former Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) talked about healthy food, what he called “the bombardment of food marketing,” and the rise of childhood obesity in the U.S. This event was part of the third annual…

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    Health Effects of Digital Technology

    Technology and bio-behavioral experts talked about the effects of increased use of digital technology and multi-tasking on health and children’s social skills and education. Topics included…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Evan Jenkins (R-WV) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about legislation to help children born addicted to drugs.

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    Lactivism

    Professor Courtney Jung talked about her book Lactivism: How Feminists and Fundamentalists, Hippies and Yuppies, and Physicians and Politicians Made Breastfeeding Big Business and Bad…

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    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Child Nutrition Programs

    Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked about child nutrition programs. He urged Congress to not only reauthorize but also strengthen the school breakfast and lunch standards in the…

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    Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization

    Officials from the federal, state and local levels testified on legislation called the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act (CNR) that would authorize all school meal and nutrition programs.…

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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 requirements. He discussed the history of…

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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, responding it would be…

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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 health…

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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 measles,…

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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

    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 continues in…

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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 after…

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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 Michelle Obama’s…

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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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    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 with…

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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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