Creating a Culture of Health would ensure that all people have an equal opportunity to live the healthiest lives possible, regardless of ethnic, geographic, racial, socioeconomic, or physical circumstances.
Hollywood, Health & Society brought together five leading creative talents behind current TV series that are changing up the narrative of what poverty looks like. In much of their storytelling, marginalized communities and people who are poor struggle for a fair shake and the elusive American Dream.
Each year, more than 600,000 people in the U.S. are released from state and federal prisons. However, more than 450,000 are arrested again within five years, often due to technical violations or non-criminal behavior.
One-third of babies in the U.S. are surgically born, and childbirth is the top reason for hospitalization.
Despite improvements in medical technology and treatment, recent findings report that the U.S. has the worst rate of maternal mortality compared to any country in the developed world.
Maternal mental health disorders are the most common medical complications affecting birthing people during the perinatal period (pregnancy through the infant’s first year).
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.
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