The Wisconsin Environmental Health Network (WEHN) hosts an annual conference focused on environmental health. The conference features recognized speakers and an environmental justice panel. This conference also provides an opportunity for scientists, researchers, healthcare professionals, environmental advocates and concerned citizens to network and make connections.
Hosted by the Aruna Project, a US international human rights non-profit, the Madison Aruna Run is raising funds to help free, empower, and employ sexually enslaved women in India. You select the name of an enslaved woman whom the Aruna Project staff is actively working to free, write her name on your race bib, and […]
With back-to-school season in full swing, we turn our attention to school immunizations for today’s episode. Our guest is Sarah Hughes, immunization coordinator with Public Health Madison & Dane County, who answers a host of listener calls about the vaccination schedule for K–12 students, healthcare access for low-income communities, the public controversy around vaccination, and […]
Last year, one in five U.S. high school students reported vaping the previous month, according to a survey conducted by the CDC. Vaping is on the rise—and so are vaping-related hospitalizations. Why are so many teens vaping? What are the health effects? And why have cities around the country been issuing warnings to stop vaping […]
As Timor-Leste, or East Timor in Southeast Asia, approaches the twentieth anniversary of its historic vote for independence, we spend the first segment of today’s show with Dr. Dan Murphy to discuss village health in East Timor and his work providing free medical care there since 1998. Dan Murphy is hosting a public talk in […]
Do you shop for groceries? Do you like spending times on Wisconsin’s lakes and rivers? Do you or your family live in a rural community? If so, you’re affected by Wisconsin’s concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). CAFOs are facilities hosting one type of livestock animal such as dairy cows, beef cattle, pigs, goats, chickens, or […]