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June 18, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Another week, another Senate hearing! For most of the country, that meant Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony. But over in our neck of the woods, we’re talking about the Senate HELP Committee hearing on drug prices, which reminded us that...

June 12, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

They say the news never sleeps, and this week, we believe it. Comey-fever gripped the nation, answering some of the nation’s burning questions while raising a few others (tapes, anyone?)… Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, Senate Republicans started working to get...

June 5, 2017

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Well folks, it’s officially summertime in the city…but the livin’ is not exactly easy for The Week That Was editorial team! There are just too many hot headlines to choose from. We busted out summer wardrobes and endured the first...

May 22, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crisis in Communications

Hello Readers, This week we profile how: Divine intervention has shone a spotlight on the unmet need of those living with Huntington’s Disease You could buy your prescription on Amazon Prime in the not-so-distant future and doctors can rate drugs...

May 16, 2017

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It was one busy week! Here are a few items that caught our eye: Scott Gottlieb was sworn in as the 23rd FDA Commissioner 12 countries sustained major cyber attacks Mick Mulvaney mused about a potential executive order on drug prices...

April 24, 2017

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Week of 04.23.2017 The crew here at The Week That Was hopes everyone had a happy Earth Day weekend. We spent ours in the lawn and garden section of our local home improvement center. In between mowing the yard, dusting...

April 18, 2017

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Happy Easter, readers! Anyone else see this retro Cadbury commercial running on cable TV last week? After a successful egg hunt, we tucked into our second chocolate bunny of the day (TWTW always eats the ears first)—but before our sugar coma...

April 10, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Domestic issues decidedly took a back seat to international affairs last week, as evidenced by a shift in media coverage. A few health news items did rise to the fore: The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) became the first...

April 3, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Although this weekend marks April Fools’ Day, our stories this week are no joke. The potent combination of Twitter and spandex nearly grounded United Airlines. Senate Dems jumped back into the healthcare debate with new legislation related to drug pricing,...

March 27, 2017

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For once, CSPAN was enthralling in the lead up to the choice Speaker Paul Ryan made last Friday to pull the American Health Care Act after failing to secure enough support from his party. The AHCA was the “repeal and...