Our Fall 2021 newsletter highlighted mental health, beginning with two of the honorees for the Sentinel Awards. There's also Goober the Clown on "clown abortions"; transforming caregiving for older adults; two sisters who take different paths when faced with breast cancer risk; and a future with slaughterbots.
Hollywood writers/producers Gloria Calderón Kellett and Mike Royce co-hosted the 2021 Sentinel Awards, which this year honored NBC’s popular medical drama New Amsterdam with the “Imagining a Culture of Health Award” for the show’s entire body of work during its third season.
How journalist John Hersey got the true story of the bombing of Hiroshima is the subject of Lesley M.M. Blume’s new book, "Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-Up and the Reporter Who Revealed it to the World." Blume, joined by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser, discussed the book at a virtual panel discussion.
Covid-19, Abortion, Racism and Addiction Among Topics Tackled by Winning Shows
Despite progress made in health coverage enrollment thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the number of Americans who are uninsured has been increasing since 2016. Recent survey results suggest that many adults are unaware that they are eligible for coverage.