Episode 36 - Public Health and Civic Engagement

October 22, 2018

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.  

 

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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.

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Episode 35 - Measles & The Anti-Vaccination Movement

September 26, 2018

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. 

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Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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Episode 34 - Transduction II

September 15, 2018

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!

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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.
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Episode 33 - Transduction I

July 26, 2018

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.
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Episode 32 - Public Health and Unconventional Partnerships

June 18, 2018

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 Professionals Reject Natural Gas: https://www.psr.org/blog/resource/fracking-too-dirty-too-dangerous/

My Green Doctor: http://www.mygreendoctor.org/

Contact information for PSR Florida:
Carson Bell:  carson@psrflorida.org

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.

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Episode 31 - Public Health and Antibiotics

May 9, 2018

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.

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Episode 30 - Public Health and the Labor Movement

April 26, 2018

 

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 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.

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Episode 29 - NPHW Day 5: Ensuring the Right to Health

April 1, 2018

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.

Viral is written and produced by Linsey Grove and Quinn Lundquist.

Our theme is “Take Your Medicine” by the Quick and Easy Boys.
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Episode 28 - NPHW Day 4: Injury & Violence Prevention

April 1, 2018

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 their website 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.

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Episode 27 - NPHW Day 3: Environmental Health

April 1, 2018

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.

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