Series: Policy Controversies

U.S. Drug Prices
Why Are They So High?

September 26th, 2018 Part of: , .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS U.S. DRUG PRICES: Why Are They So High? Presented jointly with Reuters Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org Americans pay more money – sometimes much more money – for prescriptions than consumers in many other wealthy countries. Why? The drivers are many and complicated. Pharmaceutical companies, Read More…

The Future of Wellbeing
A Conversation with Deepak Chopra

September 12th, 2018 Part of: .

THE FUTURE OF WELLBEING: A Conversation with Deepak Chopra Presented jointly with PRI’S The World & WGBH  Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Globally, people are living longer. What are the most compelling ways to ensure a sustainably healthy life? In this exciting live-streamed event, world-renowned author and speaker, Deepak Chopra, discussed the important connections between mind, Read More…

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…