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Health experts and writers/producers discussed how racism, bias and unequal medical care all affect the outcome for young Black women with breast cancer.

The Spring 2021 edition of the newsletter featured two panel discussions presented by HH&S—how young Black women often face racism and bias when dealing with breast cancer, and the brave new TV landscape on depictions of poverty in America. Also spotlighted were vaccine myths and the impact of HH&S vaping research. Read more

Our "Countdown" event drew experts from the world of nuclear threats and security sharing amusing, poignant and personal stories from moments in their professional lives.

The edition highlights include "The Countdown," our storytelling event from the world of nuclear threats; how TV and telemedicine can make a difference in abortion care; being a protector can help save lives during COVID-19; and the pandemic's mental health impact. Read more

"This Is Us" co-star Mandy Moore presents 2020 Sentinel Award to show's writers for a three-episode storyline about Alzheimer's disease.

Our fall newsletter featured democracy in a lead role; the 2020 Sentinel Awards gone virtual; Mandy Moore of NBC’s “This Is Us” talking about her character’s “terrifying journey” dealing with Alzheimer’s; how Black women had Georgia on their minds; and Serena Williams investing in moms and babies. Read more

Caregivers struggle during the pandemic. In the U.S., a quarter of the American workforce lacks paid family leave, according to Pew Research Center. Photo: iStock

The summer newsletter looks at the pandemic's impact on caregivers; our popular series of webinar talks on topics related to COVID-19 wraps up; LeBron James flexes some voting muscle; the lesson of Chernobyl; how to shoot a bedroom scene in a pandemic; and the latest on the 2020 Sentinel Awards. Read more

HH&S teamed up with the WGA on a series of online webinars about the COVID-19 impact.

In the spring issue: Our online talks with experts on COVID-19; raising alarms about the criminal justice system; TV dramas donate much-needed medical equipment to hospitals and first-responders; and why the pandemic's effect on the black community is being compared to the impact of HIV. Read more

Chris Reinacher hosts the streaming series "Getting Bombed" on his YouTube channel.

The Winter 2020 issue spotlights the premiere of "Getting Bombed," a YouTube series that delivers a tipsy take each week on sobering nuclear and security topics; a peek at our upcoming panel on the criminal justice system; a look at what the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling is really all about; and more. Read more

Director Ava DuVernay accepts 2019 Sentinel Award in the category of criminal justice for her Netflix series "When They See Us." Photo by Michael Jones

Our fall issue gives an idea of HH&S’ busy calendar recently—the 2019 Sentinel Awards, with special guests that included Ava DuVernay, Norman Lear, Sam Levinson, Camilla Luddington, Chris Sullivan and Isabella Gomez; events on addiction and mental health, nuclear risk, maternal health, reproductive rights, and older adults; experts weighing in on killer robots, and so much more. Read more