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Health and Medicine

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CLIP: The CDC and Infectious Disease Prevention
Dr. Beth Bell discussed efforts to prevent and control infectious diseases such as Ebola and the Zika viruses. She also discussed research into the genetic makeup of bacteria and viruses.
April 13, 2016 : 5 min. 40 sec.

CLIP: Combating the Zika Virus
In his opening statement, CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden discusses how the Zika virus spreads, as well as ways to control the outbreak. Dr. Frieden also calls on Congress to provide additional resources to combat the spread of the virus.
February 10, 2016 : 12 min. 59 sec.

CLIP: Flint Water Contamination Crisis
Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI) talked about the latest local, state, and federal response to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and previewed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the issue.
February 3, 2016 : 8 min.

CLIP: Senate Debate on Abortion Legislation
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speak on the Senate floor about proposed legislation related to abortion.
September 22, 2015 : 2 min. 44 sec.

CLIP: Synthetic Drugs and Drug Policy
Karl Racine, Attorney General for Washington, D.C., talked about synthetic drug use in several major cities and the implications for law enforcement and public health.
August 21, 2015 : 9 min. 41 sec.

CLIP: King v. Burwell Supreme Court Case Reaction
Participants spoke to the press after the Supreme Court issued a ruling in King v. Burwell, upholding federal health care subsidies on a 6-3 vote.
June 25, 2015 : 8 min. 23 sec.

CLIP: The Affordable Care Act Coverage and Premiums
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI) on the Affordable Care Act and the healthcare system in the U.S., including coverage, subsidies, insurance premiums, and tax credits.
June 11, 2015 : 4 min. 4 sec.

CLIP: Pending Supreme Court Cases
Kimberly Robinson talked about pending Supreme Court rulings on issues including same-sex marriage, health care subsidies, and lethal injection drugs.
May 26, 2015 : 8 min. 10 sec.

CLIP: King v. Burwell
Wall Street Journal Supreme Court correspondent Jess Bravin talked about what was expected in Supreme Court oral argument of the King v. Burwell case.
March 4, 2015 : 5 min. 42 sec.

CLIP: State Economic and Fiscal Policies
Niraj Chokshi talked about what the nation's governors would be doing at the 2015 Winter Meeting of the National Governors Association. He discussed the economic and fiscal health of the 50 states and major policy issues facing state governments, including tax policy, the Affordable Care Act, and immigration.
February 22, 2015 : 7 min. 1 sec.
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