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Taking a deep dive to explore how we communicate health and wellness information and the impact it as on us as individuals, the wellness industry and greater society

Taking a deep dive to explore how we communicate health and wellness information and the impact it as on us as individuals, the wellness industry and greater society
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United Kingdom

Description:

Taking a deep dive to explore how we communicate health and wellness information and the impact it as on us as individuals, the wellness industry and greater society

Language:

English

Contact:

07429945166


Episodes

Episode 4: A study in claims

2/3/2019
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This episode we talk to Margaret McCartney GP in Glasgow who writes for various bits of the media mainly about evidence-based medicine; Margaret is a regular contributor to the British Medical Journal, and Radio 4’s Inside Health. We discussed her latest article around the 'cult of wellness' and her thoughts on what the industry needs to to to become more credible. You can find Margaret at links below: Article: Don’t fall prey to the cult of wellness Twitter: @mgtmccartney Blog:...

Duration:00:36:31

Episode 3: A study in shortcuts

1/26/2019
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A study on whether healthy shortcuts actually improve health literacy. With communications guru Jess Pacey, we discuss whether convenience is the trick to prompt successful behaviour change or whether this only glosses over education gaps in the quest of being healthier.

Duration:00:25:53

Episode 2: A study in trust

1/4/2019
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A study in the way that we trust and assess claims in health and wellness. From figuring out if we are subconscious crowdsourcing our wellness goals to the filters and scans we do to figure out fact from fiction and snail oil from substantiated evidence.

Duration:00:23:27

Episode 1: A study in variables

1/2/2019
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A study in variables and the impact they have on how we communicate claims in health and wellness. From figuring out if you have a consciousness, St John's Wort and Instagram influencers, we explore if your personal wellness story can be used as evidence.

Duration:00:24:10