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Episode 36 – Public Health and Civic Engagement
Can civic engagement make a community healthier? Is voting a public health issue? Uncle Sam wants YOU to find out the answers to these questions and more in our episode about the intersection of civic engagement and public health. Sources: https://publichealth.wustl.edu/civic-engagement-robust-communities/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4374501/ http://plan4health.us/civic-engagement-in-planning-can-improve-public-health/...
Episode 35 – Measles & The Anti-Vaccination Movement
Public Health deserves a gold star for vaccinations--and an asterisk acknowledging the dark history around its development. We dive into the history of measles and talk about the anti-vaccination movement and how it's bringing this vintage disease back like hipsters and handlebar mustaches. Sources: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/measles-back-vengeance-anti-vaccination-movement-blame/ http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/2018/08/measles-cases-8-28-2018.html...
Episode 34 – Transduction II
We're back at it -- inoculating your mind against ignorance! Check out the second episode of transduction where we talk about two completely different public health topics! Sources: Link 1; Link 2; Link 3 Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys. Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.
Episode 33 – Transduction I
Get ready to be inoculated with some surprising knowledge bits about interesting public health topics. We're not going to spoil the surprise, so sit back and enjoy the show! Link to Final Forms Article: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/04/07/final-forms Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys. Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.
In Case You Missed It: Episode 30 – Public Health and the Labor Movement
Love your weekends? We do too! But we haven't always had weekends, minimum wage, and child labor laws; the Labor Movement changed all of that. We talk about the history of the Labor Movement and how it has impacted Public Health. Black Lung Disease Article: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/09/600990115/ky-lawmakers-didnt-consult-federal-experts-about-limiting-black-lung-claims-revi The Jungle: https://www.amazon.com/Jungle-Upton-Sinclair/dp/1543285708 Viral is written and...
Episode 32 – Public Health and Unconventional Partnerships
How do we partner with others on new or non-traditional health issues like housing or climate change? How do we break down our silos across discipline, industry, and sector? We discuss strategies and lessons learned with Maria Sgambati and Carson Bell from Physicians for Social Responsibility in this episode of Viral. What to learn more about PSR? Check out these links: Physicians for Social Responsibility Florida: www.psrflorida.org PSR Report: Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health...
Episode 31 – Public Health and Antibiotics
Imagine a world where diseases that once were easily treatable wreak havoc on our species. This may sound like the plot of a dystopian sci-fi novel but it could be the real future of humanity. We talk about antibiotic resistance and how we can be better stewards of medicine in this episode. Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys. Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.
Episode 29 – NPHW Day 5: Ensuring the Right to Health
It's the final day of our National Public Health Week series; today we're discussing the Right to Health. Do we have a responsibility as public health professionals to ensure the right to health for everyone? If so, how do we do that and what does that look like? To learn more about National Public Health Week and Ensuring the Right to Health check out their website here. Photo by rawpixel.com on Unsplash Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take...
Episode 28 – NPHW Day 4: Injury & Violence Prevention
Welcome to Day 4 of our National Public Health Week series; today we're covering Injury and Violence Prevention. Recent events in Parkland and March for Our Lives have called attention to the growing concern over policy inaction at the federal and state level in addressing gun violence and safety. We discuss our thoughts on the growing March for Our Lives movement and its intersection with public health. To learn more about National Public Health Week and Environmental Health check out...
Episode 27 – NPHW Day 3: Environmental Health
It's Day 3 of National Public Health Week and we're discussing Environmental Health! Today we're featuring an old fellow named Father Thames and how he has impacted the health of London for centuries. To learn more about National Public Health Week and Environmental Health, click here. Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys. Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.
Episode 26 – NPHW Day 2: Communicable Disease
Today marks Day 2 of National Public Health Week and the focus is Communicable Disease. We’re going to talk about one of public health’s greatest achievements: the eradication of Smallpox. To learn more about National Public Health Week and Communicable Disease check out their website here. Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove andRead More
Episode 25 – NPHW Day 1: Behavioral Health
Today marks Day 1 of National Public Health Week and the focus is Behavioral Health. Get out your Theory of Health Behavior class notes, because we’re discussing the story behind the Transtheoretical Model or Stages of Change Theory! We’re moving you from contemplating podcast episode subscription to the action stage! To learn more about NationalRead More
Episode 24 – National Public Health Week Preview & Quarantine
April 2nd is the start of National Public Health Week! To celebrate, we're hosting a mini-episode each day based on the daily public health theme! As a bonus, we're talking about the origins of quarantine! Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist. Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys. Visit us at www.viral-pod.com for more information.