Nov 13, 2019
Where you live and who you know and what services are available to you matters in shaping your health, which poses challenges to equity and well being. A new project team funded by Duke University's Bass Connections initiative and based at the Lincoln Community Health Center in Durham, NC, thinks student volunteers can...
Nov 6, 2019
Public health and medical researchers have spent considerable money and time assessing the negative consequences of high weight in people, yet relatively less time focused on the language we use to describe the condition. On this episode, we talk with Rebecca Puhl of the University of Connecticut about research on...
Oct 30, 2019
Underneath the surface of any ocean, there are changes happening, changes that reflect our own behaviors. Our lives are bound up with the health of oceans and yet people sometimes overlook the scope of the problem and possibilities for future solutions. On this episode, we talk with David Gill, a faculty member with...
Oct 23, 2019
For many people, loneliness is a private struggle and yet some researchers have argued that loneliness is widespread. On this episode, we talk with author Jillian Richardson, who has set out to do something concrete to address the plight of loneliness in contemporary America.
Oct 16, 2019
In the wake of weather-related disasters, organizations often set up relief tools and shelters for people. What do we know about what works? How can we improve our practice? In this episode, we talk with Laura DiGrande of RTI International about her research in this area.