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Heart and Brain Disease in Women
Sex and Gender Connections

February 28th, 2018 Part of: .

HEART AND BRAIN DISEASE IN WOMEN: Sex and Gender Connections Presented jointly with STAT Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org The evidence on sex differences in understanding, treating and preventing disease is mounting, and The National Institutes of Health has made Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) key to all research it funds. Scientists Read More…

The Flu Outbreak
What You Need to Know

February 13th, 2018 Part of: .

THE FLU OUTBREAK: What You Need to Know Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Tuesday, February 13, 2018 More than a half million deaths each year around the world result from flu-related respiratory illnesses. This year, flu has grabbed particular headlines, driven by an early start to flu season and the dominance of Read More…

The Health Data Revolution
Improving Outcomes, Protecting Privacy

December 5th, 2017 Part of: .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS THE HEALTH DATA REVOLUTION: Improving Outcomes, Protecting Privacy Presented jointly with HuffPost Brief Video Highlight Tuesday, December 5, 2017 Will the next great medical insight come from a clinical trial, a laboratory study — or a database search? Today, health systems and insurers have access to a mountain Read More…

The Diabetes Epidemic
The Latest on Treatment and Prevention

November 14th, 2017 Part of: .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS THE DIABETES EPIDEMIC: The Latest on Treatment and Prevention Presented jointly with HuffPost Brief Video Highlight Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Despite decades of research and relentless messaging about the importance of diet and exercise, type 2 diabetes remains a major threat to the lives of millions of Read More…

Breakthroughs in Disease Treatment
The Landscape Moving Forward

November 6th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight THE ANDELOT SERIES ON CURRENT SCIENCE CONTROVERSIES BREAKTHROUGHS IN DISEASE TREATMENT: The Landscape Moving Forward Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Monday, November 6, 2017 Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Precision medicine. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The opioid crisis. These are all areas that stand to benefit from boosted federal funding. On the other hand, other areas Read More…

Eradicating Polio
Reaching the Last Child

October 20th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ERADICATING POLIO: Reaching the Last Child Presented jointly with NPR Friday, October 20, 2017 Once a global scourge, polio is tantalizingly close to eradication with only 11 wild poliovirus cases reported worldwide in 2017. In this Forum event — held in advance of World Polio Day — experts from the Government of Read More…

The Future of the Affordable Care Act
What Happens Next?

September 27th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight THE FUTURE OF THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: What Happens Next? Presented jointly with Reuters Wednesday, September 27, 2017 The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unclear. Republicans have decided not to vote this week on the Graham-Cassidy bill, but promised to revisit ACA repeal-and-replace efforts. Democrats announced recently a single-payer Read More…