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

Screenwriter John August (background) moderates panel discussion about breaking the stigma surrounding addiction and mental illness. Photo by Michael Jones

The latest newsletter showcases our work—with panel discussions on racism and childbirth, addiction and mental illness; a briefing with Mindy Kaling's creative team for a new Netflix show; interviews about reproductive rights and nuclear risk; "Better With Age" at the ATX Television Festival, and so much more! Read more

Actor Michael Douglas at a panel in March on nuclear risk.

We’re excited to share this new format for the Hollywood, Health & Society newsletter, a quarterly that will include events (both recent and upcoming), videos, research, and other posts that will keep you up to date on the work HH&S has been doing. We hope you like it. Read more

Current medical therapies have been tested inadequately—or not at all—among women, children, older adults, and racially and ethnically diverse populations.

The Winter 2019 Real to Reel spotlights stories about “fourth trimester” complications and their effect on maternal health; how diversity in clinical research defines better science; older adults and opioids; and the South’s post-Roe landscape when it comes to reproductive rights.