Hollywood, Health & Society brought together five leading creative talents behind current TV series that are shaking up the narrative of what poverty looks like.
We brought together health experts and writers/producers to explore how racism, bias and a mistrust of the medical system all affect the outcome for young Black women with breast cancer, and the ways TV storylines can raise awareness about health disparities.
Experts from the world of nuclear threats and international security shared their amusing, poignant and personal accounts from key moments in their professional lives during a virtual storytelling event, “The Countdown: Atomic Storytelling From the People Who Know.”
With newly appointed conservative Supreme Court justices, legal abortion is the floor, not the ceiling for reproductive health advocates. The pandemic has laid bare the flaws in the health care system when it comes to abortion care.
Content that models “Be a Protector” behavior is based on continuing research by the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, which seeks to slow the spread of Covid-19 for those most at risk.
Hollywood, Health & Society, in partnership with the WGAE and WGAW, presented a virtual talk focusing on older adults and the challengers of caregiving during the pandemic. The panel was part of a series of discussions via Zoom on a variety of topics affected by COVID-19.
What threw the topic of over-incarceration in the U.S. into sharp relief wasn't so much the bleak laundry list of statistics that underscored the fact that we lock up more people than the rest of the world—and for longer periods of time.