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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

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

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

*As a warning, this episode mentions things that some listeners might find disturbing (sexual trauma, drug abuse, and strong language).* In honor of National Recovery Month, we talk with two amazing women and advocates, Kellie Walker and Toni Reynolds, as they tell their recovery stories. We also discuss the intersections of public health, addiction, and

On March 30th, 2017, we sat down with Roy Grant, associate editor at the American Journal of Public Health, to talk about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on public health.  We also explored current policy proposals for its replacement as well as how we, as scientists, can be better communicators to policymakers and