Public Health On Call

By The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Episode Date
778 - The White House’s New Rules Around Gain-of-function Research
Jul 17, 2024
777 - Meteorology and Climate Change
Jul 15, 2024
Special Series: Racial Bias and Pulse Oximeters Part 3—Fixing Pulse Oximeters
Jul 08, 2024
Special Series: Racial Bias and Pulse Oximeters Part 2—What Went Wrong?
Jul 08, 2024
Special Series: Racial Bias and Pulse Oximeters Part 1–A Problem Hiding in Plain Sight
Jul 08, 2024
Bonus Episode - Mifepristone and EMTALA SCOTUS Rulings: A Holding Pattern
Jul 03, 2024
776 - The Invisible Shield—Public Health
Jul 03, 2024
775 - How to Make Cities More Mental Health Friendly for Adolescents and Young Adults
Jul 01, 2024
774 - Why We Desperately Need—And Still Don’t Have—A Global Pandemic Treaty
Jun 28, 2024
773 - More Consequences of Abortion Restrictions: Increases in Infant Deaths in Texas
Jun 26, 2024
772 - Why Are So Many Adults Being Diagnosed With ADHD?
Jun 24, 2024
771 - More Cases of Measles in the United States
Jun 21, 2024
BONUS - Allegations of War Crimes By Leaders of Hamas and Israeli Officials before the International Criminal Court
Jun 18, 2024
770 - Juneteenth in 2024
Jun 17, 2024
769 - A Conversation With A Coast Guard Flight Surgeon
Jun 14, 2024
768 - The Food Industry and the #Antidiet Movement
Jun 12, 2024
767 - A Much More Effective—But Complicated—CPR Could Save Many More Lives
Jun 10, 2024
766 - The Legacy of Dr. Levi Watkins: Heart Surgeon and Activist
Jun 07, 2024
765 - The Rise of Colorectal Cancers Among Younger People
Jun 05, 2024
764 - Am I Taking Too Many Medications? Polypharmacy, Interactions, and Drug Cascades
Jun 03, 2024
763 - How To Avoid Getting Sick On A Cruise Ship
May 24, 2024
762 - Interview With a Graduate: A New Doctor of Epidemiology Connects Physical Activity to Cognitive Health
May 22, 2024
761 - The Humanitarian Crisis in Sudan
May 20, 2024
760 - Planetary Health in the ER: The Role of Medicine In The Earth Crisis
May 17, 2024
759 - Book Club: What If Fungi Win?
May 15, 2024
758 - Homelessness and SCOTUS: What Happens When People Experiencing Homelessness Are Forced To Move?
May 13, 2024
757 - How to Prevent Dengue or “Break-Bone Fever”
May 10, 2024
756 - Electronic Cigarettes Part 2: How Serious are the Health Risks Associated with E-cigs?
May 08, 2024
755 - Electronic Cigarettes Part 1: Do E-cigs Help People Quit Smoking?
May 06, 2024
BONUS - An Update on Bird Flu in the U.S.
May 06, 2024
754 - A Public Health Emergency: Syphilis Surges in the Great Plains Region
May 03, 2024
753 - The Health Care Crisis At the U.S.-Mexico Border Part 2: Border Walls and Traumatic Brain and Spinal Injuries
May 01, 2024
752 - The Health Care Crisis At the U.S.-Mexico Border Part 1: Children and Families
Apr 29, 2024
751 - The New Federal Regulations Aimed Making Methadone More Accessible—And Less Stigmatizing
Apr 26, 2024
750 - World Malaria Day: From Lab to Legislature—Meet the Scientists Taking on Capitol Hill in the Fight Against Malaria
Apr 24, 2024
749 - Planetary Health: Thinking About The Earth Crisis As A Humanitarian Crisis
Apr 22, 2024
748 - Studying Sewage to Fight Infectious Diseases: An Update From The Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics at the CDC
Apr 19, 2024
747 - The Lack of Research Around Type 1 Diabetes
Apr 17, 2024
746 - Why Cigarettes Are So Bad for the Environment
Apr 15, 2024
745 - A Conversation With Dr. Antonia Novello, Former Surgeon General
Apr 12, 2024
744 - The Power of Positive Childhood Experiences
Apr 10, 2024
BONUS - Coping With The Psychological Aftermath of The Collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore
Apr 09, 2024
743 - What You Need to Know About H5N1, The Bird Flu Spilling Over Into Mammals
Apr 08, 2024
742 - What You Need To Know About PFAS, Or “Forever Chemicals"
Apr 05, 2024
741 - Xolair: The First Drug For Severe Food Allergies
Apr 03, 2024
740 - The Forgotten Youths Who Are Caregivers For Their Families
Apr 01, 2024
739 - How an 1882 Play, The Enemy of the People, is Helping Communities Heal from the Trauma of COVID-19
Mar 29, 2024
738 - Why Syphilis Is On the Rise
Mar 27, 2024
737 - Secretary Xavier Becerra on the 14th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
Mar 25, 2024
736 - World Water Day: How Water Can Be a Powerful Force to Bring People Together
Mar 22, 2024
735 - De-medicalizing Menopause
Mar 20, 2024
734 - How Hospital Infection Control Has Changed Since COVID
Mar 18, 2024
733 - Projections of Excess Deaths in Gaza Over the Next Six Months
Mar 15, 2024
BONUS - How "Illiberal" Is Public Health?
Mar 14, 2024
732 - Bringing Back Condoms to Prevent HIV
Mar 13, 2024
731 - A Playbook for Addressing Health Misinformation
Mar 11, 2024
730 - Women’s History Month: A Conversation With Sue Baker, the “Mother of Injury Prevention”
Mar 08, 2024
BONUS - COVID-19 Updated: The CDC’s New Isolation Guidelines, Vaccines For People Over 65, and New Variants
Mar 06, 2024
729 - Hidden Food Insecurity: The Adolescents Who Aren’t Getting Enough to Eat
Mar 06, 2024
728 - Methadone Access for Incarcerated Pregnant People
Mar 04, 2024
727 - What The Conviction of a Parent of a High School Shooter Could Mean
Mar 01, 2024
726 - Substandard and Fake Drugs
Feb 28, 2024
BONUS: The Alabama Supreme Court’s Ruling on Frozen Embryos
Feb 27, 2024
725 - “An Unforgiving Virus” Measles Hits the U.S.
Feb 26, 2024
724 - Social Media and Adolescent Health
Feb 23, 2024
723 - The White House’s Initiative to Eliminate Hepatitis C
Feb 21, 2024
722 - Healing City Baltimore: How A City Is Responding to A Mental Health Crisis
Feb 19, 2024
721 - Preventing Alcohol Misuse, Use Disorders, and Deaths
Feb 16, 2024
720 - Medical Diagnostic Errors Are a Public Health Emergency
Feb 14, 2024
719 - The Two Major Abortion Cases Coming to the Supreme Court
Feb 12, 2024
718 - Why So Many Babies Didn’t Get RSV Vaccines This Winter
Feb 09, 2024
717 - An Update on Efforts to Prevent Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease
Feb 07, 2024
716 - The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
Feb 05, 2024
715 - An Update on COVID Research with Katelyn Jetelina, Your Local Epidemiologist
Feb 02, 2024
BONUS - Sexual Violence as a Weapon of War
Feb 01, 2024
714 - The Risks of Psychotic Symptoms With Cannabis Use in Younger People
Jan 31, 2024
713 - The Disappointment of COP28
Jan 29, 2024
712 - All About Ketamine
Jan 26, 2024
711 - The State of Rural Health
Jan 24, 2024
710 - Tradeoffs—Can the U.S. Put an End to Surprise Ambulance Bills?
Jan 22, 2024
709 - Discrimination Against Patients With Substance Use Disorder in Health Care Settings
Jan 19, 2024
708 - Invasive Anopheles stephensi Could Redefine the Epidemiology of Malaria in Africa
Jan 17, 2024
707 - ‘playing god?’ - A Bioethics Podcast
Jan 12, 2024
706 - What Happens To Our Skin in Winter?
Jan 10, 2024
705 - Psychological Autopsies To Prevent Suicides
Jan 08, 2024
704 - Preventing Armed Insurrection: Gun Policies to Protect Public Health, Safety, and Democracy
Jan 05, 2024
BONUS - The Humanitarian Response in Gaza
Jan 04, 2024
703 - Living Healthier and Longer in New York City
Jan 03, 2024
702 - Backstage at Public Health On Call: 2023 Year in Review with Dr. Josh Sharfstein, Stephanie Desmon, and Lindsay Smith Rogers
Dec 20, 2023
701 - An Outbreak of a Microscopic Parasite in Baltimore's Water Supply
Dec 18, 2023
BONUS - Human Rights and Health Care in the Middle East Crisis
Dec 15, 2023
700 - The Pros, Cons, and Unknowns of Ozempic
Dec 15, 2023
699 - An Update on the CDC’s New Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics
Dec 13, 2023
698 - Why Tuberculosis, an Ancient Disease, Remains a Public Health Threat
Dec 11, 2023
697 - The 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Dec 08, 2023
696 - Peacebuilding to Help Mend A Broken World
Dec 06, 2023
BONUS: What We Know—And Don’t Know—About Atypical Canine Respiratory Disease
Dec 05, 2023
695 - The Shortage of Stimulant Medications for Kids with ADHD
Dec 04, 2023
694 - World AIDS Day: Why The World’s Most Lifesaving AIDS Program is in Danger
Dec 01, 2023
693 - DoxyPEP: A “Morning-After Pill” for STIs
Nov 29, 2023