Topic: Chronic Disease

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Equity, Impacts and Global Fragile Communities

August 11th, 2020 Part of: .

Facebook Live Q&A with Jocelyn Kelly, Director, Gender, Rights and Resilience, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Presented jointly by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and The World from PRX & WGBH Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12 pm ET ForumHSPH.org Post your questions for the Q&A on: @ForumHSPH or @pritheworld #coronavirus #COVID-19 Read More…

The Coronavirus Outbreak
Tracking COVID-19

March 2nd, 2020 Part of: .

This segment is part of our Coronavirus Pandemic Series. The Coronavirus Outbreak: Tracking COVID-19 Presented jointly with The World from PRX & WGBH Monday, March 2, 2020 Brief Video Highlight As policymakers and researchers continue to grapple with the impact of COVID-19, experts in this Forum examined pressing questions. What do we know about the Read More…

The Vaping Debate and Health
Evidence and Unknowns

February 14th, 2020 Part of: , .

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums The Vaping Debate and Health: Evidence and Unknowns Presented jointly with Reuters  Friday, February 14, 2020 Brief Video Highlight Increasingly popular, vaping is hotly debated in healthcare and policymaking. On the one hand, advocates for e-cigarettes argue that they are a safer alternative to tobacco, which causes 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…

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 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…

Eradicating Polio
Reaching the Last Child

October 20th, 2017 Part of: .

Brief Video Highlight ERADICATING POLIO: Reaching the Last Child Presented jointly with NPR Friday, October 20, 2017 Once a global scourge, polio is tantalizingly close to eradication with only 11 wild poliovirus cases reported worldwide in 2017. In this Forum event — held in advance of World Polio Day — experts from the Government of Read More…