Series: The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums

The Measles Outbreak
Why Vaccines Matter

September 12th, 2019 Part of: .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Measles Outbreak: Why Vaccines Matter  Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Noon-1pm ET ForumHSPH.org The U.S. officially eliminated measles nearly 20 years ago. Yet, this year, more than 1,100 cases have been reported, despite being preventable by vaccine. The CDC says the majority of Read More…

Stroke
Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer

October 22nd, 2018 Part of: .

THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS STROKE: Successes and Setbacks with a Notorious Silent Killer Presented jointly with NBC News Digital Brief Video Highlight Live webcast will be on Monday, October 22, 2018, Noon-1pm ET An on-demand video will be posted after the event. Stroke prevention and treatment is a remarkable success story Read More…

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 Brief Video Highlight Wednesday, September 26, 2018 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 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…

Supplements and Health
Sorting the Facts

May 11th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight SUPPLEMENTS AND HEALTH: Sorting the Facts Presented jointly with PRI’s The World & WGBH Thursday, May 11, 2017 “Lose belly fat”. “Build muscle.” “Lower your cholesterol.” “Improve your sex drive.” Browse the shelves of any supermarket or pharmacy, and you will find dietary supplements that promise to do all this, and more. Read More…

Marijuana
The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization

March 24th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight THE DR. LAWRENCE H. AND ROBERTA COHN FORUMS MARIJUANA: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization Presented jointly with The Huffington Post Friday, March 24, 2017 California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada became the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing to 28 the number of states that have okayed the drug for medicinal Read More…