Public Health

Emma hosts Paolo Gerbaudo, Director of the Centre for Digital Culture at King’s College London, to discuss his recent book The Great Recoil: Politics after Populism and Pandemic.  Emma first starts off by covering the amoral impending execution of Melissa Lucio, despite growing evidence that she was not responsible for the death of her child. Then, Emma touches briefly […]
Journalist Sharon Lerner joins Sam to discuss the terrifying human costs of DuPont’s “chemistry of deception”. The dangerous chemical that almost all Americans are exposed to. The danger of teflon. Internal documents and the history of DuPont’s deception. The products that since the 1950s have been a danger to public health that DuPont continued to […]
Stephen A. Bezruchka  a Senior Lecturer for Public Health at the University of Washington explains how stress hurts infant mortality rates in the United States, America’s high rates of maternal deaths, how stress is the 21st century tobacco, how to measure public health, America’s horrible record in comparative health, why fifty countries have lower infant mortality […]