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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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    Representative Larry Bucshon on the Affordable Care Act

    Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) talked about Republicans' plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and the impact their policy changes could have on consumers in 2017 and…

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    Senate Republican Legislative Agenda

    Senate Republican leaders spoke with reporters following their weekly party luncheon, which was attended by Vice President-elect Mike Pence. Topics included the remaining legislative items…

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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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    Trump Adminstration Transition and Local Strategies

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson (R) and the mayors of Oklahoma City and Dallas talked about the ways cities and states intend to work with the incoming Trump administration. They focused…

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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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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for urban viewers to respond to the question, “What is your message to Washington, D.C.?” The topic was drawn from President-elect Donald Trump’s statement that his…

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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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    Ray and Joan

    Lisa Napoli talked about her book Ray and Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, about the life and career of McDonald’s chairman Ray Kroc and the…

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    Between Two Fires

    Stephen Pyne talked about his book, Between Two Fires: A Fire History of Contemporary America, about man’s relationship with wildfires and how views on and policies for managing them have changed over time. Mr.…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Senator John Barrasso, M.D., (R-WY) delivered the weekly Republican address, outlining the burdens of Obamacare and Republican efforts to quickly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama highlighted the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill in Congress that could help in finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, end cancer as we know it, and help those…

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    Global AIDS and HIV Funding and Research

    Ambassador Birx talked about how the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) was working with foreign governments to strengthen the health sector and the fight to end…

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    Wellness of Urban Minority Youth

    Linda Sprague Martinez, an assistant professor at Boston University’s School of Social Work, talked by video from Boston about a report from the Center for Promise that shows young people…

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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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    Representative Tim Murphy on Mental Health Policy

    Representative Tim Murphy (R-PA) talked about mental health legislation he had introduced in Congress, as well as the state of mental health care funding and patient access to services in…

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    Wall Street Journal CEO Council, Global Health and Business Risk Panel

    Dr. Tom Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Susan Desmond-Hellman, who heads the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, talked about global health risks and how the public and private…

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    World AIDS Day

    On World AIDS Day, Dr. Deborah Birx talked about funding for HIV and AIDS research, as well the status of the global fight to end the epidemic.

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    Washington, D.C., Transit System

    Paul Wiedefeld gave an update on the troubled Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, which operates the District of Columbia’s subway and bus system. He talked about how the agency…

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    Biomedical Innovation and Health Care

    Panelists offered advice on biomedical innovation, health care, and drug pricing to the Trump administration at a conference called “Partnering for Cures.” Speakers included health policy adviser to…

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