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Public Health On Call
Public Health On Call
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

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768 - The Food Industry and the #Antidiet Movement

About this episode: What is the relationship between food industry giants like General Mills and a social media movement aimed... more

12 Jun 2024 · 11 minutes
767 - A Much More Effective—But Complicated—CPR Could Save Many More Lives

About the episode: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, has been the gold standard for buying time in a medical emergency. But... more

10 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
766 - The Legacy of Dr. Levi Watkins: Heart Surgeon and Activist

About this episode: June 8 would mark the 80th birthday of Dr. Levi Watkins, Jr., a cardiothoracic surgeon at Johns... more

07 Jun 2024 · 19 minutes
765 - The Rise of Colorectal Cancers Among Younger People

About the episode: Colorectal cancers are rising among people under age 50. There are a number of theories as to... more

05 Jun 2024 · 18 minutes
764 - Am I Taking Too Many Medications? Polypharmacy, Interactions, and Drug Cascades

About this episode: One in five U.S. adults is taking five or more prescription drugs at a time, often for... more

03 Jun 2024 · 15 minutes
763 - How To Avoid Getting Sick On A Cruise Ship

Cruise ships are congregate settings where infectious diseases can quickly spread. But, there’s a lot that the industry and individuals... more

24 May 2024 · 17 minutes
762 - Interview With a Graduate: A New Doctor of Epidemiology Connects Physical Activity to Cognitive Health

It’s graduation time at the Bloomberg School! Doctoral candidate Francesca Marino joins the podcast to talk about how her interest... more

22 May 2024 · 13 minutes
761 - The Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan

Armed internal conflict  in Sudan has created a humanitarian crisis with millions of people displaced both internally and to neighboring... more

20 May 2024 · 17 minutes
760 - Planetary Health in the ER: The Role of Medicine In The Earth Crisis

The planetary health crisis can’t be ignored in hospitals where patients are sick from climate-driven things like asthma from air... more

17 May 2024 · 15 minutes
759 - Book Club: What If Fungi Win?

From mushrooms to microscopic organisms, fungi represent a serious—and still relatively unexplored—threat to human health. Dr. Arturo Casadevall returns to... more

15 May 2024 · 14 minutes
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768 - The Food Industry and the #Antidiet Movement
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