Hollywood Health & Society

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

Salmonella is a leading cause of food-related medical problems. Illustration: iStock.com

Must Read

Our latest Real to Reel newsletter offers compelling stories about the effort to keep deadly pathogens out of our food, tobacco’s grip on China and a doctor’s ship that’s a safe harbor for women.

The Double XX Files panel

What's New

Hollywood, Health & Society, the CDC and the Writers Guild of America, East will present “The Double XX Files: Health and Justice for Women in Film and TV” at the WGAE in New York.

2015 Sentinel Awards graphic

Events Calendar

Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 Sentinel Awards, which honor outstanding TV storytelling that educates and motivates viewers to make choices for healthier and safer lives. This year, original streaming network shows are eligible.

Apr 17 RT @Katefolb: "1 in 3 women in her lifetime will probably have an abortion." @lizzwinstead @HollywdHealth #womenshealth @LearCenter
Apr 17 RT @ArmineKourouyan: We have an enormous opportunity to communicate, says Passanante on The Young and the Restless. @HollywdHealth #WomensH
Apr 17 RT @ArmineKourouyan: Screenwriter Peter Hedges wanted a story w personal and emotional triumph. #PiecesofApril #WomensHealth #breastcancer
Apr 17 RT @ArmineKourouyan: African-American women have #breastcancer rates 2X higher than Caucasian women. @HollywdHealth #WomensHealth



2014 Sentinel Awards:
One Magical Night

The 15th annual Sentinel Awards had it all—honored TV shows and movies that exemplify the best in storytelling, some stellar guests and a NASA astronaut who had a dream.


They put me in touch with some of the foremost authorities in the country the very next day. The help they provided was nothing short of imperative to my writing process. They are a tremendous resource.

— An executive producer for NCIS (CBS)