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  • Federal Health Officials Testify on Flu Preparedness and Response Capabilities
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    Flu Preparedness and Response

    Government officials charged with preparing and responding to seasonal flu testified before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee. Topics included efforts to create a universal vaccine,…

  • emThe Great Influenzaem
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    The Great Influenza

    Mr. Barry talked about his book The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History, published by Viking Press. The book discusses an influenza that spread across the…

  • QA with Kate Bowler
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    Q&A with Kate Bowler

    Kate Bowler, a Duke Divinity School assistant professor and prosperity gospel scholar, talked about her memoir, Everything Happens for a Reason, on being diagnosed with stage four colon…

  • emDrunksem
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    Chris Finan provided a history of alcoholism in America; from the 17th century belief that it was a sign of moral weakness to the creation of reform groups in the 19th century and today’s…

  • HHS Officials Provide Update on Flu Season
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    Health and Human Services Department Flu Update

    Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Acting Centers for Disease Control Director Anne Schuchat, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams provided an update on the 2017-18 flu season.

  • Federal Health Officials Testify on Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities
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    Federal Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities

    FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Stephen Redd from the Centers for Disease Control, Robert Kadlec from the Department of Health and Human Services testified at a hearing on preparing for and…

  • Hearing Focuses on Public Health Preparedness and Response
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    Public Health Preparedness and Response

    Medical professionals and biosecurity experts testified at a hearing on preparedness and response capabilities for public health threats. The witnesses discussed the current U.S. influenza…

  • Washington Journal Dr Anthony Fauci Discusses the 2018 Flu Season
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    Dr. Anthony Fauci on the 2018 Flu Season

    Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases talked about the severity of the 2018 flu season.

  • Hearing Focuses on Global Effort to Combat Alzheimers Disease
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    Combating Alzheimer's Disease

    A House Foreign Affairs Global Health subcommittee held a hearing on global efforts to combat Alzheimer’s disease. Witnesses included officials from the National Institutes of Health as well as…

  • Niki Kapsambelis Discusses emThe Inheritanceem
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    The Inheritance

    Niki Kapsambelis talked about her book The Inheritance, about the study of Alzheimer’s disease. She spoke at the 2017 Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.

  • Johns Hopkins Forum Explores Pandemic Preparedness and Response
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    Pandemic Preparedness and Response

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, joined other health experts and scientist in a forum on pandemic preparedness and response. They talked about…

  • HHS Secretary Tom Price Speaks About Flu Preparedness
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    Secretary Price on Influenza Preparedness

    Secretary Tom Price joined medical and public health experts to discuss influenza prevention and preparedness. Speakers talked about current vaccination rates and urged anyone six months of…

  • 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…

  • emThe Vaccine Raceem
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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…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the news that Senator John McCain (R-AZ) had been diagnosed with cancer.

  • NIH Officials Testify on FY 2018 Budget Request
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    Fiscal Year 2018 NIH Budget

    National Institutes of Health directors testified at a hearing on their fiscal year 2018 budget request, and some of the medical research taking place to combat diseases. The leaders outlined…

  • Hearing Examines Health Care for People with Chronic Illnesses
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    Chronic Health Conditions

    Health care experts testified at a hearing on the benefits of telemedicine technology and how it can help better manage the care of Medicare patients. Committee members were taking the witnesses'…

  • Maria Shriver Warns NIH Funding Cuts Could Harm Alzheimers Research
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    Alzheimer's Prevention and Care

    Journalist Maria Shriver and physicians who specialize in geriatric care testified at a hearing on Alzheimer’s disease research and prevention. Committee Chair Susan Collins (R-ME) said she…

  • Open Phones with Donald McNeil
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    Open Phones with Donald McNeil

    Donald McNeil talked about his book, Zika: The Emerging Epidemic. He also responded to viewer comments and questions on epidemics and disease. He spoke at the ninth annual Tucson Festival…

  • Panel Discussion on Epidemics
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    Panel Discussion on Epidemics

    Panelists talked about epidemics. Panelists included Donald McNeil, author of Zika: The Emerging Epidemic, and Joel Shurkin, author of True Genius: The Life and Work of Richard Garwin, the Most…

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