Series: Policy Controversies

High U.S. Healthcare Costs
What Might Congress Do?

April 4th, 2019 Part of: .

High U.S. Healthcare Costs: What Might Congress Do? Presented jointly with POLITICO LLC Brief Video Highlight The United States spends more on health care per capita than other developed countries — much more. One recent paper estimated that U.S. costs were 25 percent higher than the next closest country. Recent polls have shown that reducing Read More…

Feeding 10 Billion By 2050
Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Food Future

March 22nd, 2019 Part of: .

FEEDING 10 BILLION BY 2050: Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Food Future Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight What does a sustainable and healthy future mean when it comes to food production, consumption and resulting environmental impacts? With nearly a billion people globally going hungry and nearly two billion eating the wrong Read More…

Rare Cancers
Charting a Faster Route to Treatment

February 1st, 2019 Part of: .

RARE CANCERS: Charting a Faster Route to Treatment Supported by The Economist Group Brief Video Highlight Friday, February 1, 2019 Rare cancers present doctors, researchers, and patients with a unique set of challenges. Rare cancers often are diagnosed at later stages. Patients typically have limited treatment options, in part because the small number of diagnoses Read More…

The New Congress
What’s Next on Crucial Health and Education Issues?

January 23rd, 2019 Part of: .

THE NEW CONGRESS: What’s Next on Crucial Health and Education Issues? Presented jointly with POLITICO LLC Brief Video Highlight In this uniquely insightful Forum, experts examined key health and education policies — and their broad implications — that are likely to be enacted by the new Congress. The panelists discussed the current climate, including the Read More…

The 2018 Midterm Elections
Key Issues for Healthcare

November 1st, 2018 Part of: .

THE 2018 MIDTERM ELECTIONS: Key Issues for Healthcare Presented jointly with Reuters Brief Video Highlight Thursday, November 1, 2018, Noon-1pm ET Healthcare has again emerged as a pivotal issue for American voters. Conversations around preexisting conditions protections, short-term health plans, drug costs and premium rates are as contentious as ever. Debates around Medicare and Medicaid Read More…

Conflicts Over Science And Policy At The EPA
Where Are We Headed?

October 19th, 2018 Part of: .

CONFLICTS OVER SCIENCE AND POLICY AT THE EPA: Where Are We Headed? Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Brief Video Highlight Friday, October 19, 2018, Noon-1pm ET What is the status of evidence-based environmental policy in the U.S? Sweeping policy shifts, regulatory rollbacks, and decisions such as the withdrawal from the Paris Climate Read More…