Biologist, author, and cancer survivor, Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D. writes about climate change, ecology, and the links between human health and the environment. Steingraber’s highly acclaimed book, Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment was the first to bring together data on toxic releases with data from U.S. cancer registries and was […]
An interdisciplinary group of UW scholars, Randall Brown (Medical School), Susan Lederer (Medical History and Bioethics), and Rachel Kornfield (School of Journalism), come together to discuss the current opioid epidemic, which is making headlines nationally, in Wisconsin, and in Madison. Moderated by Steve Paulson.
So far, this year’s Atlantic Hurricane season has produced several storms of Category 3 and higher that have devastated the Gulf Coast and Caribbean. PNM’s Kai Brito speaks to a healthcare provider, Dr. Ruth Berggren, and a public health expert, Neil Grigg, to discuss the health issues these storms leave in their wake.
In this episode from December 31, 2015, reporter Bill Scanlon talks to Loriann Wunder of the Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. They cover how bacterial sexually transmitted infections have acutely affected Wisconsin and the United States, as well as solutions to their spread.
UW Law Professor Alta Charo joins the Friday Buzz to clear up any misconceptions about vaccinations.
Darryl Davidson, public health manager from the City of Milwaukee talking nutrition in our community. For more information on the “We’re Off To a Good Start” event to be held January 31st 2015, call 608-843-2291