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What does it really mean to work for the Government? They’re the people who develop policies for Ministers, draft reports, run schools, staff the hospital, and process applications at every stage of our lives. But what do you really know about what happens behind the scenes? What happens in the lead up to a pandemic, or during a global vaccine rollout? And when a member of the royal family dies? We dive into the world of those who keep Government going, those who work around the clock to mak ...
 
ASTHO’s podcast series, the Public Health Review, features health officials and public health leadership who are on the front lines of state and territorial public health. The series capitalizes on current public health issues and delivers timely, thoughtful perspectives on the value of public health through the lens of state/territorial health officials and other subject matter experts.
 
Heartland Stories Radio is a weekly 29-minute radio show hosted by good food pioneer Theresa Marquez and sponsored by the Heartland Health Research Alliance (https://hh-ra.org/). Each show, meet a new voice from the diverse activists and professionals on the road to change food, farming and public health. Solid information about what we all can do to assure a healthy and a just food system for the 21st century needs to come from a diverse set of voices. “As a dedicated organic marketing prof ...
 
Global Caveat is the podcast that explores the vast field of global health. Global health scientists Diana Klatt and Susanna Park discuss topics, such as research and fieldwork, with each other and guests to examine the connection between health and the sciences and how we have to work together for health, humanity, and the earth. Episodes are not endorsements for organizations discussed on the show. Music by Hawt Coco. Produced by Global Caveat, Inc.
 
Vaping, dieting, seeing a chiropractor, taking omega-3 supplements… so many decisions to make, so much misinformation. Dr. Christopher Labos and Jonathan Jarry look at the body of evidence on these topics to tell you what’s solid, what’s iffy… and what’s crapola. The jingles, comedy, and bickering help the medicine go down.
 
How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.
 
Healthy You explores the public health landscape and how it impacts your personal health and wellbeing. In each episode we tackle some of the most pressing health concerns of today. Whether you’re looking to start a career in public health, make a change in your life, or just learn something new, this podcast is for you.
 
In ways both historic and difficult to anticipate, the COVID-19 pandemic is every day transforming how we live, work, build community and define ourselves as Americans. How did we get here? What might a post-pandemic future hold? At a time of pervasive uncertainty, who are the arbiters of truth? And how can we leverage this moment to reimagine and demand a society that better cares for its most vulnerable? From her position on the front lines, Dr. Sejal Hathi, M.D., M.B.A., brings you wide-r ...
 
A public health podcast produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID), "Infectious Questions" connects those with infectious disease questions to those with the answers. Un balado sur la santé publique réalisé par le Centre de collaboration nationale des maladies infectieuses (CCNMI) et appelé « Infections en question » fait le lien entre les balados concernant les questions sur les maladies infectieuses et ceux qui offrent des réponses à ces questions.
 
Welcome to Transmission Control – an infection prevention podcast focused on your appetite for trailblazing thought, discussion, and innovations that will help you make informed decisions. Each episode, we speak with public health experts and safety champions from across the globe as they share their experiences, passion and opinions. From investigative journalism to medical publications, we tackle the real world barriers to limiting the spread of disease. Whether you’re tuning in for educat ...
 
Why is talking about what's below the belt so hard? It's not anymore! With decades of combine reproductive health experience, educators Dr. Betsy Cairo and Mandy Johnson use humor and science to empower you to understand human reproduction. Listen to gain a better understanding of your body, gender, orientation, and all facets of reproductive health. If you're an educator, this podcast gives you the tools you need to confidently teach others about reproductive health.
 
Let's bring the public back into public health. Produced by a team of NPR veterans, and hosted by a brother-sister duo -- she's a nurse practitioner, he's in health care PR -- The Public Health Podcast shares the rarely heard experiences of the women and men who really make our health systems run. Sign up for the The Public Health Podcast email at: http://eepurl.com/hgBeM5 Follow @RyanBirchmeier and @Thunder11PR on Twitter. The Public Health Podcast is a production of Thunder11, a strategic ...
 
Yes, there's actually a Vagina Museum. Located in London's Camden Market, the Vagina Museum is the world’s first bricks and mortar museum dedicated to vaginas, vulvas, and gynecological anatomy. We have a vision of a world where no one is ashamed of their bodies, everyone has bodily autonomy, and all of humanity works together to build a society that is free and equal. This is our podcast. Spoiler alert, it's about vaginas. In the first season of our podcast, you'll get six episodes that tak ...
 
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Language is how we connect — to each other, to the past, to the future — how we create culture, communicate ideas, and make decisions. Scientists are keen to discover more about how language works, and how we actually learn to talk. On this episode — why do some species have language, and others don’t? What can bird whistles teach us about the mech…
 
Vascular Access Part 1: Reducing risk and increasing catheter longevity The aim of having a structured decision matrix in the approach to vascular access is to reduce catheter-associated complications and to increase device longevity. There are over 15,000 central venous catheters placed in Australia annually. The actual insertion process for placi…
 
Fungal diseases are rare but, once diagnosed, incredibly hard to treat and often fatal. The overwhelming surge of COVID-19 cases in India has given rise to mucormycosis, also called “black fungus” for the appearance of the lesions caused by the infection. Dr. Arturo Casadevall talks with Stephanie Desmon about this and other fungal diseases, why CO…
 
Abortion, contraception, and sexual orientation are restricted topics in schools around the world. Fulbright scholar and educator Thea Benjamin covers what's different from the United States and what's surprisingly the same when teaching reproductive health education in home home country, the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.…
 
From #CodaZero Live, Varun Harish provides an overview of the surgical management of burn injuries. He talks us through how surgeons make decisions regarding burn management, including the importance of early assessment and intervention. Burns evolve, what you see at the beginning is going to be very different in 24 hours and different again in thr…
 
On the 27th episode of our series, we spoke with Dr. Myles Leslie, who leads a team of researchers at the School of Public Policy in the University of Calgary. They have developed the "Vaccine Hesitancy Guide” to support better clinical conversations about vaccines. It differentiates common types of vaccine hesitancy that primary care clinicians ma…
 
The pandemic has caused trauma, grief, and stress leading to depression, anxiety, and worsening of other mental health conditions. Dr. Adam Karpati, former executive deputy commissioner for mental hygiene at the New York City Health Department and currently the Senior Vice President of Public Health Programs at Vital Strategies, talks with Dr. Josh…
 
Climate change is “the greatest global health threat… in the 21st century.” Even and especially in the wake of pandemic, climate change accelerates transmission of infectious disease, disrupts our health care supply chain, overwhelms our public infrastructure, and exacerbates chronic illness — from lung cancer to chronic kidney disease. Here to tal…
 
Mary Cleaver is one of the country’s foremost authorities on sustainable food and local sourcing. Together with her husband, Mary operates Green Table Farms, a 200-acre organic family farm in Washington County, NY. She was the founder and owner of the catering company The Cleaver Co. and The Green Table restaurant in New York City. Tune in to learn…
 
When Dr. Bernadette Paul’s mother was first diagnosed with high blood pressure, she became very aware of some of the health problems in her community and how they could be treated with proper nutrition. Today, Dr. Bernadette Paul is a public health and nutrition consultant, community specialist, teacher, and a brand new podcast host. She holds a Ph…
 
Global warming and the Jellyfish toxidrome. From #CodaZero Live, Alice Young provides a brief update on the presentation, complications and management of Irukandji syndrome; and why we all need to know about it. With ocean temperatures rising we are seeing an increasing number of Irukandji jellyfish and subsequent stings in waters further and furth…
 
Will we need COVID-19 booster shots and, if so, when? Where is the FDA in its approval process of the vaccines currently under emergency use authorization? What goes into this process? Why, if the current vaccines are so good, are companies still trying to make new ones? Dr. Anna Durbin returns to the podcast to talk with Stephanie Desmon about all…
 
You may be familiar with biofilm but what do you know about small colony variants -- and the impact that they have on infection control and public health? All living organisms have a universal prime directive, which is to survive. What does that mean for those of us whose prime directive is to protect our patients against infectious agents? On this…
 
Jonathan and Chris speak to Dr. Lindsay Duncan, a kinesiologist and co-director of the Theories and Interventions in Exercise and Health Psychology laboratory at McGill University. In light of the upcoming Summer Olympics, what are banned substances and why are they banned? How common is supplement use among athletes? And do superhero movies—with a…
 
It seems like every week, we hear about new breakthroughs in cancer treatment — new discoveries, new medications, new hopes for a cure. The war on cancer has been a slow and steady grind, with incremental progress that’s been built one study, one breakthrough at a time. Behind each of those small but meaningful victories are years of unseen work — …
 
Vermont has had far fewer COVID cases, hospitalizations, and deaths than many other states, and health commissioner Dr. Mark Levine credits a number of reasons why. Dr. Levine talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about Vermont’s response to the pandemic, how the state is now addressing gaps in vaccination, and why it’s so important for all decisions to b…
 
There will be a next pandemic. Right now we are in the position to ask what can we do to better prepare for it. Healthy You – Surviving a Pandemic host Frank Sesno talks to Tara Kirk Sell, assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering and a Senior Associate at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security about commun…
 
Did you know that around a third of patients that present with a severe burn, also have a pre-existing mental health condition? Furthermore, around 80% of patients report having had a major life event or severe stress prior to the burn. Psychological management of patients with burns is complex and so important. This talk will help you discover if …
 
The COVID-19 pandemic will change our culture in all kinds of ways, both concrete and conceptual. Coming to work if you’re sick, for example, may hopefully be a thing of the past while normalizing mask use during COVID surges may become part of our new future. Conceptually, our culture is changing as more people become aware of how social determina…
 
Bias by design in medicine with Tarlan Hedayati In the last episode of Carr's Clinic, David Carr chats to Tarlan Hedayati about bias in medicine. A patient comes into the emergency department and they are complaining of shortness of breath. Typical measurements are taken including heart rate, blood pressure, temperature, rest rate and O2 sat. Once …
 
Robyn O'Brien is one of the most recognized voices in the food industry. Her TEDx talk, based on her book The Unhealthy Truth and watched by millions, exposes the shortcomings of our food system and has influenced policy, legislation, and product formulation in the food industry. Named “food’s Erin Brockovich” by the New York Times, Robyn is also t…
 
Our guest on this podcast episode is Tasha Whitaker, a national speaker, author, educator, trainer, and owner of CREW Wellness, LLC., a health education consulting agency that builds capacity and provides professional development training for healthcare professionals. Tasha redefines self-care to include things like proper time management and share…
 
On June 5, 1981, the CDC identified a cluster of five cases of a rare pneumonia occurring in previously healthy young, homosexual men in the US. Forty years later, despite great advances in therapies for prevention, and extending life expectancy and quality of life, the pandemic is still growing in some places and killing millions around the world.…
 
Left to their own devices, viruses are pretty much helpless. They need cells to infect in order to replicate. But they’re sneaky — many of them also manage to stick around long after we think they’re gone. When the immune system sets out to kill infected cells, many viruses hide and continue to cause problems. This aspect has come into much sharper…
 
The US is not the only country facing COVID-19 vaccine hesitation. Around the world, public health officials are grappling with this issue that has the potential to slow or even derail efforts to end the pandemic. Dr. Saad Omer, director of the Yale Institute for Global Health, talks with Stephanie Desmon about the spectrum of vaccine hesitancy, th…
 
Burns Fluid Resuscitation. The first 24 hours for burns management is crucial. The ability to deliver just the right amount of fluid in a patient with burns is the holy grail. From #CodaZero Claire Seiffert presents on Burns Fluid Resuscitation. Claire covers fluid overloaded with compartment syndrome, to underdone with an AKI and extension of burn…
 
It started as a teenager one halloween when Melanie didn't eat any of her candy. Fifteen years later, Melanie Greenberg has overcome her eating disorders, but identifies as being in recovery from them. Join Dr. B and Mandy Johnson as they explore how our reproductive health can affect how we interact with food.…
 
Youths 12 and older have been eligible for COVID-19 vaccines since March, but clinical trials are still ongoing for kids under 12. Dr. Kawsar Talaat, who led one of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine trials in adults, and Dr. Odis Johnson, executive director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Safe and Healthy Schools, return to the podcast to talk with Stephan…
 
Carr's Clinic is back but this time - with the man himself. David Carr walks us through a case which had him spooked (and for good reason). A 33 year old female comes into the Emergency Room with crushing chest pain. She has terrible pain radiating down her arm and it has only been 36 hours since she gave birth to her fifth kid. Her ECG showed a ST…
 
On the 26th episode of our series, we discuss syndemics of concern involving STBBIs, substance use and living conditions intensified by COVID-19. We spoke with Dr. Yoav Keynan, scientific director of the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases and associate professor in the departments of Internal Medicine, Medical Microbiology, and C…
 
Humans have been obsessed with Mars for thousands of years, but it wasn’t until the mid-20th century that we began to have actual breakthroughs in our journey to Mars. In July of 1965, NASA’s Mariner 4 captured high-definition pictures of Mars. It was at this point that we began to better observe and explore the red planet. But there is a hidden an…
 
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