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  • 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…

    796 views
  • US Army Medics at War
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    U.S. Army Medics at War

    U.S. Army Medical Department Museum director George Wunderlich shared stories of army medics in times of war. He talked about a nurse killed in Vietnam, a World War II dentist who…

    120 views
  • US Army Medical Advances
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    U.S. Army Medical Advances

    We toured the U.S. Army Medical Department Museum at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio to see several advances made by Army medics in the past 200 years. Director George Wunderlich showed us…

    135 views
  • emAn Elegant Defenseem
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    An Elegant Defense

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Matt Richtel talked about his book, An Elegant Defense: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives, in which he explored the…

    477 views
  • NIH Director Dr Francis Collins Testifies on Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request
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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee regarding President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget request…

    578 views
  • emDeep Medicineem
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    Deep Medicine

    Dr. Eric Topol talked about his book, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Revolutionize Health Care--And Make It More Humane, in which he explored the integration of artificial…

    301 views
  • Senators Hirono and Barrasso Debate on Health Care
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    Senators Hirono and Barrasso Debate on Health Care

    Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and John Barrasso (R-WY) debated Medicare and other topics related to health care.

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  • Impact of Infants on the 20th Century
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    Impact of Infants on the 20th Century

    Rutgers University history professor Janet Golden talked about the impact infants had on 20th century developments in medicine, social welfare and consumer culture. The Kansas City Public…

    195 views
  • Washington Journal Antonio Regalado Discusses Cost of HyperPersonalized Medicine
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    Antonio Regalado on Cost of "Hyper-Personalized" Medicine

    MIT Technology Review’s Antonio Regalado discussed his recent piece about “hyper-personalized” medicine and the inequality about who can afford it. This program is part of a “Washington…

    289 views
  • Midwifery in the United States
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    Midwifery in the United States

    Midwives have been helping women give birth throughout American history, but over the past 100 years their legal standing and relationship with the medical community has been complicated by…

    625 views
  • NIH Director Collins Testifies on Agency Stewardship
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    National Institutes of Health Science and Research

    National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins testified before the Senate Health Committee about ongoing science and research at NIH. He was joined by four of his colleagues who…

    1,393 views
  • emBad Adviceem
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    Bad Advice

    Paul Offit discussed the risks of getting medical advice from everyone other than a doctor.

    1,347 views
  • emAspergers Childrenem
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    Asperger's Children

    Historian Edith Sheffer recounted how Austrian doctor Hans Asperger, whose work led to a better understanding of autism, was complicit in the deaths of children by the Third Reich.

    1,199 views
  • Washington Journal Stephanie Devaney Discusses Precision Medicine
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    Dr. Stephanie Devaney on Precision Medicine

    Stephanie Devaney talked about precision medicine and how it can improve health and treatment strategies.

    481 views
  • Michael Pollan Discusses emHow to Change Your Mindem
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    How to Change Your Mind

    Michael Pollan reported on the medical and scientific uses and affects of psychedelic drugs.

    2,272 views
  • emDoing Harmem
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    Doing Harm

    Feministing editor Maya Dusenbery reported on the barriers women face while seeking medical care.

    611 views
  • Discussion on Civil War Medical History
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    Civil War Medical History

    Tim Clarke, deputy director of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring, Maryland, presented items from the museums’s Civil War collection. Some viewers may find images…

    1,183 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 2

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the personal impact of cancer. The Hill's Rafael Bernal spoke by phone the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite…

    474 views
  • Hearing Examines Technologies Aimed at Helping Veterans
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    Medical Technology for Veterans

    Two House subcommittees examined medical technologies designed to help veterans. Some of the innovations include robotic exoskeletons to help veterans walk and a system to monitor those afflicted…

    3,218 views
  • Hospital Workers in Civil War America
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    Hospital Workers in Civil War America

    Historian and author Jane Schultz discussed women who were Civil War hospital workers. She is the author of Women at the Front: Hospital Workers in Civil War America.. The Library of…

    487 views
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