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  • Influenza Pandemic and World War I
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    Influenza Pandemic and World War I

    Historian Nancy Bristow talked about the 1918 influenza pandemic and how it devastated American civilians and soldiers during the final year of World War I and beyond. She also explained…

    166 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers commented on a new American Medical Association report showing that the death rate among Americans between the ages of 25 and 64 is increasing, driving down U.S. life expectancy for a third…

    592 views
  • Flu Vaccine Science and Innovation
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    Flu Vaccine Science and Innovation

    The House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a hearing with public health officials on efforts to improve flu vaccines and develop a universal flu vaccine. The witnesses in the…

    13,448 views
  • Washington Journal Tara Copp Discusses the Increase in Cancer Rates Among Veterans
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    Tara Copp on the Increase in Cancer Rates Among Veterans

    Tara Copp talked about her recent investigative piece looking at the increase in cancer rates among veterans.

    513 views
  • Washington Journal Dr Anne Schuchat Discusses Rise in VapingRelated Illness
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    Dr. Anne Schuchat on the Rise in Vaping-Related Illness

    Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention talked about the rise in vaping-related illness and other public health concerns facing the U.S. She spoke via video link…

    481 views
  • Universal Flu Vaccine
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    Universal Flu Vaccine

    Health experts discussed the scientific and technological prospects of an effective universal influenza vaccine. Speakers included Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of…

    191 views
  • National History Day  Dimes over Disease
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    National History Day - Dimes over Disease

    Three students from Classical Scholars school in Mills River, North Carolina, performed in the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland. Their topic was the March of Dimes…

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  • Public Health Officials on Measles Outbreak
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    Public Health Officials on Measles Outbreak

    Public health officials discussed the ongoing measles outbreak at an event hosted the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Big Cities Health Coalition. Two of the panelists presented case…

    188 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…

    646 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…

    143 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…

    3,284 views
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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.

    590 views
  • 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.

    1,114 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…

    734 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…

    1,552 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…

    272 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…

    7,192 views
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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…

    1,188 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,…

    46 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…

    416 views
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