Shannon Brownlee

New America Foundation

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Acting Director of the Health Policy Program at the New America Foundation and visiting scholar at the National Institutes of Health; author of Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer

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When it comes to cancer, the watchword has long been "early detection," routine testing for common forms of the disease.  But the United States Preventative Services Task Force says…

Would Less Testing Make for Better Medical Care?

When it comes to cancer, the watchword has long been "early detection," routine testing for common forms of the disease.  But the United States Preventative Services Task Force says…

from To the Point

Shannon Brownlee: Is Too Much Medicine Making Us Sick?

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Today, as the producers of To the Point were putting together a show on healthcare reform, former Senator Tom Daschle withdrew his name as President Obama’s top healthcare advisor.

Healthcare Reform without Tom Daschle

Today, as the producers of To the Point were putting together a show on healthcare reform, former Senator Tom Daschle withdrew his name as President Obama’s top healthcare advisor.

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Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.

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Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

from Scheer Intelligence

Presidential campaigns aren’t just on TV anymore, they’re on countless digital platforms.

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This morning, a bitterly divided U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution guiding the rules of the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks has been closed since November 7, 2018, the night a Marine veteran walked in and shot and killed 12 people before taking his own life.

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A last minute ceasefire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.

from Left, Right & Center

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.

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