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.
Surviving a Pandemic: The Year in Review with Lauren Weber
We’ve seen so many important advances in our fight against Covid in 2021. And yet it is impossible to forget the struggle and the anguish over so many lives lost. In this episode of Healthy You – Surviving a Pandemic, host Frank Sesno talks to Lauren Weber, Midwest Correspondent for Kaiser Health News. Lauren shares her perspective on the pandemic from Missouri, a state she describes as having some of the worst public health infrastructure in the nation.
Surviving a Pandemic: Gloria Barrera
There’s a dedicated group of health professionals that are exhausted and overwhelmed and working harder than ever before: school nurses. Since Covid hit they have been helping children who are suffering the stress of the Pandemic. In this episode of Healthy You we meet Gloria Barrera. She is a certified school nurse for a public high school in Illinois and President of the Illinois Nurses Association. She has also recently been honored with a 40 under 40 award from the de Beaumont foundation.
Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Paul Offit - Shots for Kids
Parents have been waiting for this moment. To send their children to school in the morning without worrying that they will come back with Covid at the end of the day. The FDA has authorized the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. On this episode of Healthy You - Surviving a Pandemic, we’re going talk about the Covid vaccine for young children with pediatrician Dr. Paul Offit.
Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Ernest Grant and Lucas Pieper, RN
There is one profession that we trust more than any other. We trust nurses. And during the pandemic they have become our lifeline. But what about the lives and well-being of the nurses who take care of us? On this episode of Healthy You - Surviving a Pandemic we talk to Ernest Grant the Director of the American Nurses Association – and Lucas Pieper, an ICU nurse who works with Covid patients in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Surviving a Pandemic: Dr. Thomas Dobbs
Dr. Thomas Dobbs has one mission in life right now. And that’s to try and help people survive the Covid Pandemic. He is responsible for public health in Mississippi – a state with one of the highest Covid death rates in the country. He struggles with low vaccination rates, rampant misinformation, and hospitals that have overflowed their capacity. On the next Healthy You we talk to Dr. Dobbs about his struggles fighting Covid and learn why he is thankful for a handful of important victories.
Surviving a Pandemic: Sven Lindblad of Lindblad Expeditions
The pandemic has made Sven Lindblad, founder of Lindblad Expeditions, think lot about the safety of the passengers traveling on his fleet of small ships. So the pushback against vaccine mandates in the cruise industry is to him, non sensical. Host Frank Sesno talks to Sven about new Covid protocols - and the joy of travel after lockdown.
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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Thank you for the episode on mental health and relationships.