Hollywood Health & Society

Providing the entertainment industry with free, expert information for storylines on health and climate change.

Police in Austin, Indiana look over biohazard container for disposal of syringes during HIV training session. Photo: AP/News and Tribune, Christopher Fryer

Must Read

The Spring 2016 Real to Reel newsletter features stories about the arrival of the Zika virus in the U.S.; a student who led efforts to stop construction of an incinerator; a town’s struggle with a drug and HIV epidemic (pictured); and a motley crew of retired criminals who pulled off one last daring heist.

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What's New

Hollywood, Health & Society has joined an ambitious project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help build awareness of how culture and health are connected. It's all part of a larger national initiative to transform health in America.

Morelia film festival panel

Events Calendar

HH&S, together with the World Bank, presented a series of activities at the 13th annual Morelia Film Festival on effective storytelling to advance public health and pro-social topics.

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May 27 RT : DYK nearly 60% of stroke deaths are in women? Learn how to reduce your risk via : https://t.co/7oGM4wsD3R

'Telling Life Stories'

Panel at the WGAW

Watch the highlights from “Telling Life Stories,” our full-house panel at the WGAW where writers and producers from network, cable and streaming TV shows tried to answer this question: Isn't getting old sexy enough for primetime?

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What strikes me about the experts you folks bring to the table is not just that they're knowledgeable, but they're really enthusiastic and have terrific ideas. These calls always make the scripts so much better.

— AN EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR "HEARTBEAT" (NBC)