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    Future of the Affordable Care Act

    Panelist talked about the 2016 election results and the impact health care policy, the future of the Affordable Care Act, and what to expect if the law were to be repealed. “Obamacare and Beyond:…

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    Prescription Drug Importation

    Dr. McClellan testified about prescription drug importation from both economic and health and safety perspectives. He talked about a task force being formed to study assuring the safety of imports…

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    Prescription Drug Safety

    Mr. Walters and others talked about efforts to prevent improper use of prescription drugs. Among the issues they addressed were levels of prescription drug addiction, drug sales on the…

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    Ephedra Use

    Secretary Thompson and Mr. McClellan spoke to reporters about the decision to ban the dietary supplement Ephedra. They talked about the guidelines they used in reaching the decision and…

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    Food and Drug Administration Issues

    Mr. McClellan talked about food and drug related issues, including the safety of drug imports, protecting the U.S. food supply, and the likelihood that silicone breast implants would be…

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    Protecting U.S. Food Supply

    Officials talked about the safety of the U.S. food supply, focusing on actions designed to protect the food supply from terrorism. Two new rules were announced: food importers must give the…

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    Ephedra Dietary Supplements, Day 2

    Attorneys representing major league sporting associations and government officials testified about the safety and use of the dietary supplement Ephedra. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    Medicare Midwest Tour

    On August 13th, 14th, and 15th, the officials traveled to cities in the Midwest to promote President Bush’s Medicare plan. They visited hospitals and healthcare centers in Columbus, Ohio,…

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    FDA Enforcement Standards

    Dr. McClellan talked about the role of the FDA in protecting the public health, and FDA enforcement standards. New challenges facing the FDA included the increasing number and complexity of…

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    Food Safety and Security

    Secretary Thompson and Mr. McClellan spoke to reporters about efforts to keep food supplies safe and inspecting food imports and manufacturing plants. Following their remarks they answered…

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    Generic Drug Approval Process

    Secretary Thompson and Mr. McClellan talked about new rules to improve access to cheaper generic drugs and accelerating the process by which they are approved. Following their remarks they…

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    Bioshield Project

    Witnesses testified about efforts to protect Americans in the event of a biological terrorist attack.

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    Safety of U.S. Food Supply

    Dr. McClellan talked about food safety and responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Food and Drug Safety

    Dr. McClellan talked about the food safety, the status of research at the FDA, and fulfilling the public health mission of the FDA. He also talked about regulating food safety and future…

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    Confirmation Hearing

    Mr. McClellan testified about his qualifications as administrator of the Food and Drug Administration. Among the topics he addressed were the placement of warning labels on products, drug…

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