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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    930 views
  • 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.

    468 views
  • 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…

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  • 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'…

    646 views
  • 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…

    1,898 views
  • 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…

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  • 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…

    481 views
  • Discussion Focuses on Sesame Street and Autism
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    Sesame Street and Autism

    Researchers and advocates discussed autism awareness at an event hosted by the Sesame Workshop. Speakers included Julia, Sesame Street’s newest character, who is autistic, and members of Congress…

    356 views
  • Cancer Scientists Call for Increased Research Funding
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    Cancer Research

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on cancer research, including the National Cancer Research Moonshot Initiative. Witnesses included Tammi Carr, the mother of…

    3,556 views
  • Washington Journal Dr Anthony Fauci and Janet Tobias Discuss Potential Pandemics
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    Threat of Global Pandemics

    Dr. Anthony Fauci and Janet Tobias talked about the potential of pandemics around the world and U.S. response. Ms. Tobias is the director and producer of a Unseen Enemy, her new documentary…

    427 views
  • Dr Francis AliOsman Delivers Remarks on Cancer Research
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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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  • Authors Discuss Viruses and Microbes
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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.…

    1,174 views
  • emIn a Different Keyem
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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…

    959 views
  • Sonia Shah Discusses emPandemicem
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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…

    719 views
  • President Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Act
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    21st Century Cures Act Bill Signing Ceremony

    President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act, a medical research bill that also provides funding for Vice President Joe Biden’s cancer “moonshot” initiative. The law also funds other…

    3,902 views
  • Senate Tribute to Beau Biden
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    Senate Tribute to Beau Biden

    Before voting to advance the medical research bill, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) acknowledged Vice President Biden, who was presiding over the vote, for his work on the cancer…

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  • Washington Journal Sydney Lupkin on the 21st Century Cures Act
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    21st Century Cures Act

    Sydney Lupkin talked about the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill that would provide billions of dollars for medical research. She examined the industries that could benefit from the…

    216 views
  • Washington Journal Alex Rogers on the Senate Agenda
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    Alex Rogers on the Senate Agenda

    National Journal staff correspondent Alex Rogers was interviewed by phone about the Senate’s previous-day votes on a medical innovation bill. He also discussed the latest on a continuing…

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