CNN senior congressional reporter, Manu Raju, brings us up to date on the Republican effort to repeal and replace, or just replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump’s comments about the Russia investigation, and other Washington news stories, then, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Tom Insel, on how data from smart phones may lead to more effective ways of diagnosing and treating mental illness.

In “From the Archives”: summer is the season for reading novels. A few years ago, Diane asked a panel of writers and authors why fiction still matters. We listen to back to a piece of that show on the podcast this week. What are you reading this summer? Let us know at drpodcast@wamu.org.

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  • Dr. Thomas Insel Co-founder and president, Mindstrong Health former director of the National Institute of Mental Health/NIH
  • Manu Raju Senior congressional reporter, CNN

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