Series: Policy Controversies

The U.S. Healthcare Law Rollout
Where Do We Stand?

December 4th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] After weeks of debate and a Presidential mea culpa, this Forum event assessed where the U.S. stands in the healthcare law rollout and the resulting health policy implications.

The Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

October 16th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the practicalities and decision-making driving the humanitarian response to the unfolding Syrian conflict.

Step by Step
The Path to Ending Child Mortality

October 9th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event examined the painstaking but crucial steps that can be taken to save children at risk from dying from preventable causes such as malaria, pneumonia and poor nutrition.

Why We Overeat
The Toxic Food Environment and Obesity

September 13th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Based on the latest science, this Forum event examined how Americans can shift their food environments from toxic to healthy.

Girls’ Health and Education
Igniting Change Worldwide

June 14th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] Research suggests that educating girls and women safeguards their well-being, ensures healthy future generations, alleviates poverty, and boosts GDP. Yet alarming discrepancies persist between genders and within and among nations on who receives quality, sustained education and, consequently, who experiences the most opportunities to thrive. This Forum event examined the sources of these discrepancies, including entrenched biases and predatory acts such as trafficking, and reviewed efforts to raise up the world’s girls through health and education.

The Boston Marathon Bombings
Lessons Learned for Saving Lives

April 26th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event, focused primarily on the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, revealed the sometimes surprising underpinnings of a successful emergency preparedness system and shared hard-won lessons applied and learned.

Managing Stress
Protecting Your Health

March 6th, 2013 Part of: .

[FORUM VIDEO] In this Forum event, expert participants examined what we know about the effects of stress on health and ways in which positive well-being, mindfulness, exercise and nutrition contribute to a more resilient, healthier lifestyle.