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The Gun Violence Epidemic
Protecting the Public’s Health

April 6th, 2018 Part of: .

THE GUN VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC: Protecting the Public’s Health Presented jointly with Reuters Friday, April 6, 2018 Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org Inspired by students across the country, the gun violence prevention movement has gained new momentum. But can it last or lead to substantive change on the Congressional level? This Forum brought together experts in mental health, Read More…

Extreme Hurricanes
The Challenges for Puerto Rico and Beyond

March 9th, 2018 Part of: .

EXTREME HURRICANES: The Challenges for Puerto Rico and Beyond Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Friday, March 9, 2018 Six months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a panel of experts assessed persistent public health challenges on the island and the outlook for long-term recovery. Power restoration, health care coordination, and medical services Read More…

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 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 are developing an 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 Brief Video Highlight 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 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…