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Healthy You explores the public health landscape and how it impacts your personal health and wellbeing. In each episode we tackle some of the most pressing health concerns of today. Whether you’re looking to start a career in public health, make a change in your life, or just learn something new, this podcast is for you.

Healthy You The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Healthy You explores the public health landscape and how it impacts your personal health and wellbeing. In each episode we tackle some of the most pressing health concerns of today. Whether you’re looking to start a career in public health, make a change in your life, or just learn something new, this podcast is for you.

    Confronting Our Disease of Disinformation - EP 4

    Confronting Our Disease of Disinformation - EP 4

    There is a threat to America’s public health that is as insidious as the spread of COVID. It runs through social media.  It surfaces in cable news, podcasts, newspapers - and even in the public statements of elected officials and health professionals.
    In this concluding episode of the series, we hear from the experts about tangible, workable, scalable solutions to our disease of disinformation..  

    • 32 min
    Confronting our Disease of Disinformation - Ep 3

    Confronting our Disease of Disinformation - Ep 3

    There is a threat to America’s public health that is as insidious as the spread of COVID. It runs through social media.  It surfaces in cable news, podcasts, newspapers - and even in the public statements of elected officials and health professionals.
    In this episode we consider the impact of mis and disinformation. We talk to a woman whose father got Covid after hearing that it was safe to go out. And we discuss the rapid erosion of trust in science, medicine, and public health.

    • 29 min
    Confronting our Disease of Disinformation - Part 2

    Confronting our Disease of Disinformation - Part 2

    In this special podcast series we hear from people whose lives have been forever changed by Covid disinformation. And we look at what can be done to turn the tide. In this episode - who is responsible for spreading the lies?  And how can they be held accountable?  

    • 38 min
    Confronting our Disease of Disinformation - Part 1

    Confronting our Disease of Disinformation - Part 1

    There is a threat to America’s public health that is as insidious as the spread of COVID. It runs through social media.  It surfaces in cable news, podcasts, newspapers - and even in the public statements of elected officials and some health professionals. This disease of disinformation causes confusion, sickness, even death.  And no one seems to be able to stop it.  It is a pandemic in its own right.
    Today we are going to look at what disinformation is, where it's coming from and how to hold those responsible accountable.

    • 27 min
    Surviving a Pandemic: Offramps

    Surviving a Pandemic: Offramps

    Many states are relaxing mask mandates and rethinking pandemic era restrictions. Today on the podcast we recalibrate for the new normal: relaxed workplace rules, and changes to masking in schools, airports and restaurants. What do public health officials make of all this? We check in with Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of  the American Public Health Association and Dr. Lynn Goldman, Dean of the Milken Institute of the GWU School of Public Health.
     

    • 21 min
    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Catherine Troisi

    Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Catherine Troisi

    If there’s one thing we’ve learned about the pandemic it’s that,  just when we think when we’re out of the woods, it throws us for or a loop. Today we talk to Dr. Catherine Troisi, an epidemiologist and professor at the University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston.  Professor Troisi shares with us her perspective on the Omicron surge in Texas and its effects on hospitals, schools and health workers across the state.  

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

ArlieLP ,

Unparalleled insights

The “Surviving a Pandemic” series from Healthy You has truly been a Godsend over the last year - I’ve been super grateful for a reliable resource discussing the latest COVID news that I can share with friends and family! The experts that Frank brings on each week are top-tier, and the information that they share is immensely valuable. Thankful to be learning here!

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Wonderful podcast that covers a variety of public health topics with excellent evidence-based information. Take a listen.

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Health podcast stan

Thank you for the episode on mental health and relationships.

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