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  • emDementia Reimaginedem
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    Dementia Reimagined

    Dr. Tia Powell looked at the science behind dementia, the funding for Alzheimer’s research, and how patients with varying degrees of dementia are treated.

    1,037 views
  • emBlack Death at the Golden Gateem
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    Black Death at the Golden Gate

    Reuters reporter David Randall talked about his book, Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague', in which he recounted the efforts of health…

    702 views
  • emSuperbugsem
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    Superbugs

    Dr. Matt McCarthy talked about his book, Superbugs: The Race to Stop an Epidemic, in which he reported on his search for a new antibiotic treatment for superbug bacteria.

    403 views
  • Diabetes Research
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    Diabetes Research

    Actor Victor Garber and nine-year-old Ruby Anderson from Maine were among the witnesses discussing living with type 1 diabetes at a Senate Special Aging Committee hearing. The committee discussed…

    494 views
  • emMission Measles  The Story of a Vaccineem
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    Mission, Measles - The Story of a Vaccine

    This documentary details the history of the highly contagious virus that causes measles and the development of the measles vaccine in the 1950s and early 1960s. The pharmaceutical company…

    1,398 views
  • Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit Part 2
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    Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit, Part 2

    This portion of the the third annual Pandemic and Biosecurity Forum included a series of panel discussions focused on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Speakers…

    82 views
  • National Cancer Institute Director Dr Ned Sharpless Discusses Treatment and Research
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    Cancer Treatment and Research

    Washington Post Live held a series of discussions focused on cancer research and treatment with government officials, lawmakers, health care professionals, advocates and patients. Acting FDA…

    242 views
  • Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Outbreak
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    Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola Outbreak

    The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Global Health held a hearing on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the World Health Organization and local…

    3,206 views
  • 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 4 colon cancer…

    6,945 views
  • emThe Perfect Predatorem
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    The Perfect Predator

    Epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee and evolutionary sociobiologist Thomas Patterson talked about their book, The Perfect Predator: A Scientist’s Race to Save Her Husband from a Deadly Superbug: A…

    1,115 views
  • View From the States Washington  Vaccine Exemption Limitation
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    View From the States: Washington & Vaccine Exemption Limitation

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    Amid a nationwide measles outbreak, Washington State House and Senate debate whether to limit when parents can exempt their children from the MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) vaccine,…

    39 views
  • Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit Part 1
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    Pandemic and Biosecurity Policy Summit, Part 1

    Lawmakers and medical experts discussed pandemics and biosecurity at the third annual Pandemic and Biosecurity Forum. The conference started with keynote remarks by Intelligence Committee…

    319 views
  • emInfluenzaem
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    Influenza

    The National Institute of Health’s Jeremy Brown talked about his book, Influenza: The Hundred Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History , the 1918 flu pandemic that killed between…

    533 views
  • Washington Journal Andrew Jacobs Discusses Infectious Outbreaks at US Hospitals
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    Andrew Jacobs on Infectious Outbreaks at U.S. Hospitals

    New York Times health and science reporter Andrew Jacobs talked about his recent piece examining the CDC rule that bars the agency from publicly identifying hospitals that are battling to…

    313 views
  • emThe Breakthroughem
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    The Breakthrough

    Charles Graeber talked about his book, The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer, in which he reported on scientific advances in cancer research.

    929 views
  • Washington Journal Dr Bernhard Wiedermann Discusses the Rise in Measles in US
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    Dr. Bernhard Wiedermann on the Rise in Measles in U.S.

    Dr. Bernhard Wiedermann of the Children’s National Health System discussed the rise in measles cases in 2019.

    340 views
  • emWe Heard the Bells The Influenza of 1918em
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    We Heard the Bells, The Influenza of 1918

    Commissioned by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department, this 2010 documentary includes survivors of the 1918 flu telling their stories, a history of the pandemic, and a look at the…

    454 views
  • Physicians and Advocates Warn Senate Committee of Vaccine Hesitancy Implications
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    Vaccines and Public Health

    Public health experts and officials testified at a hearing on vaccines and preventable outbreaks. Also testifying was an 18-year-old high school student whose parents who did not allow him…

    16,972 views
  • Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Managing Pain and the Opioid Crisis
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    Pain Management Alternatives

    The Senate Health Committee held a hearing to examine pain management alternatives to opioids. President Trump declared a public health emergency to address the opioid addiction epidemic.…

    2,523 views
  • Washington Journal Joanne Pike Discusses Alzheimers Disease
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    Joanne Pike on Alzheimer's Disease

    The Alzheimer’s Association’s Joanne Pike talked about her group’s latest report on Alzheimer’s in the United States, including the prevalence, deaths, and cost of care. She spoke via video…

    339 views
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