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Healthy You

Nov 20, 2020

COVID-19 is surging in the United States. States are setting single-day COVID records and hospitals in some places are at capacity, bordering on record admittances. In this episode, we have a follow-up appointment with Dr. Leana Wen, who served as the Health Commissioner for the City of Baltimore and is a...


Oct 30, 2020

During this pandemic, sitting at home and watching tv can be considered good public health practice, but is it really healthy? Many experts have voiced concern about weight gain and loss of activity during this time of quarantine. Dr. Loretta DiPietro, a professor in the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences...


Oct 14, 2020

Professor and the Maternal and Child Health Program director Amita Vyas joins Frank to discuss how COVID-19 is affecting the dynamic of families and parents across the nation. She also shares what it was like to work with Mother Theresa in Calcutta, India early in her career.

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Oct 7, 2020

As we have witnessed this year, vulnerable populations have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Research has also shown that these same populations are targeted by industries that promote products that are fundamentally detrimental to their health, such as alcohol, tobacco, and guns. Director and...


Sep 23, 2020

Will our work environments ever return to “normal”? Dr. Melissa Perry, professor and chair of the department of environmental and occupational health discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has created higher demands during the workday, increased feelings of isolation in work settings, and why people are feeling more...