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Podcast: The Nurse Who Challenged Quarantine in Maine

Welcome to Public Health Post’s first podcast, a fascinating conversation between Wendy Mariner and David Soley on Maine v. Hickox, Ebola quarantine, and what it means to be a public health advocate.

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7 Dresses 4 Health

What is the role of the artist activist in public health? Marian Brown describes her performance piece adDRESSing health: 7 dresses, 7 days a week, 52 weeks, 365 days a year.

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An Unnerving Experience

Brad Wright contemplates how different his experience with Guillain-Barré syndrome could have been without health insurance and access to health care. 

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What Does It Mean to Be a Just Institution?

Lauren A. Taylor discusses the roles and responsibilities of academic institutions during the Trump administration, when affiliations and professional and personal boundaries can become less clear.

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The ADA, 27 Years On

William “Nick” Crow discusses THE RIDE, the challenges and gaps in accessibility presented by old architecture, and how the ADA has made countless tiny reconfigurations to our landscape.

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Climate and Health: Adapting at the Local Level

Facing warmer and wetter state weather, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services developed a model to address public health impacts of extreme weather and changing climate at the local level.

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Living with Purpose

Dr. Trish Scanlan shares her story of surviving breast cancer not once, but twice, while working with children with late-stage cancer in Tanzania.

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Lessons from the Tea Party

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are in a tough position. The recent Women’s March in Washington D.C. and in cities around world is a great parallel for how the Tea Party was launched. Many people are asking what they do now that they are home from the march. Look to the Tea Party.

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Re-examining Medical School

To best serve the evolving needs of patients and communities, medical education should include public health and prevention in the curriculum, thereby addressing social accountability of medical schools.

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