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director louie psihoyos
Monday, August 24, 2015

The message to take from "Racing Extinction," the new film from Oscar-winning director Louis Psihoyos ("The Cove"), is this: If we don’t act to stop climate change now, humanity won’t go out with a bang but more likely with a whimper.

marybeth seitz-brown
Friday, April 17, 2015

Hollywood, Health & Society, the CDC and the Writers Guild of America, East presented a panel on the topics of health and justice for women at the WGAE in New York.

image of panel discussion
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

What do you get when you mix TV legend Norman Lear with climate change experts and some of the funniest comedy writers around, and put them all in front of a packed house?

Image of Panelists
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

One only had to look at a montage of video clips from TV shows presented at Affordable Me, our panel on Obamacare, to see how far we’ve come.

extreme realities panel
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

HH&S presented an invitation-only screening of "Extreme Realities," a new installment of the acclaimed series Journey to Planet Earth, at the Linwood Dunn Theater on April 30. The documentary, narrated by Matt Damon, explores how severe weather brought on by climate change can cause food shortages and other threats to global and national security.

Obamacare panel members at WGAE
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Lost in all the white-hot noise over the recent rocky roll-out for Obamacare enrollment was an overlooked but important fact: the Affordable Care Act had fundamentally changed how health insurance companies could operate.

guests at "inuk" screening and panel
Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 6:30pm

A NASA-JPL climate scientist made the global come into sharp local focus when he was asked during a recent panel about the vanishing ice in northern Greenland, the dramatic backdrop for the film Inuk and its story of traditional ways being threatened by global warming.