House Speaker replacement, Migraine treatment

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House Majority Leader Steve Scalise
House Majority Leader Steve Scalise, R-La. speaks at Republican National Committee Headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington in this June 13, 2017 file photo. Scalise was chosen as candidate for Speaker of the House on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. J. Scott Applewhite/AP File Photo

A political scientist helps us check in on the latest efforts to name a new Speaker of the House. Then, we talk to a science reporter about the gaps in migraine research and treatment.

Featured in this Show

  • The latest on electing Speaker of the House

    A political scientist from UW-La Crosse breaks down the significance of not having a Speaker in the U.S. House of Representatives, and where things stand with electing a replacement for Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy.

  • The migraine treatment gap

    Migraine treatments have advanced significantly in the last 30 years. But for many of the 40 million Americans who suffer from migraines, it might as well be the 1980s. We talk about the gap between migraine research and the experience of migraine sufferers.

Episode Credits

  • Dean Knetter Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Anthony Chergosky Guest
  • Marina Koren Guest

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