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Dr. Thomas Frieden ~ Bush Fellow Courtney Schaff

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - We hear from Dr. Tom Frieden, the president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative seeking to save 100 million lives globally by addressing cardiovascular disease and preventing pandemics. In this excerpt from the Conversations on Healthcare Podcast, he talks about the effort to build a stronger global health infrastructure, developing messages to tackle vaccine resistance, and the FDA’s recent decision to ban menthol cigarettes. ~~~ It’s morel mushroom hunting season in North Dakota and much of the Midwest. As Melissa Rosales reports for Harvest Public Media, people are scouring river bottoms to find the hollow, sponge-like, edible mushrooms. ~~~ The Bush Foundation has announced its 2021 Bush Fellows. Among them is Courtney Schaff, an organizer with North Dakota United. She plans to use her fellowship to help individuals take a more active role in shaping policy and increasing diversity in the state legislature. She visits with Ashley Thornberg.

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