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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'…

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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…

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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…

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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

    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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    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…

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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…

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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…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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…

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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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    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…

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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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    21st Century Cures Act

    Peter Sullivan talked about the Senate debate on the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill to add funding to speed up medical research efforts and bolster treatment programs.

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    Cancer Treatment and Research

    Doctors Gary Gilliland and David Maloney, both leaders in new cancer treatments, outlined the latest research in using the body’s own immune system to treat cancer.

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    Biopharmaceutical Development

    Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf talked about the development of drug products derived from biological sources, also known as “biopharmaceuticals.” He also…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    The weekly presidential address was delivered by Vice President Joe Biden to report on the progress of the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force.

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