Jeeya Sharma recommends 'Braiding Sweetgrass' by Robin Wall Kimmerer, which provocatively challenges the commodified approach to health in the West and underscores the critical neglect of environmental health determinants. As the climate crisis worsens, Kimmerer intertwines Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge, and botanical teachings to redefine our connection to health and the environment.
New from the News Team: Explore topics from the environmental repercussions of food waste and the intriguing science behind the NBA, to the unexpected phenomenon of chimpanzee menopause. Uncover challenges like the rise of counterfeit Ozempic pens, healthcare workers' increasing burnout, and the decline in Americans updating their COVID-19 vaccinations.
Harleigh Markowitz recommends tuning into Diagnosis, a captivating 2019 Netflix docuseries where Dr. Lisa Sanders harnesses the power of crowdsourcing to unravel medical enigmas. From a nursing student facing paralyzing pain to a young child fainting hundreds of times daily, watch as undiagnosed patients turn to the collective wisdom of 'the crowd' in their quest for answers.
New from the EmoryCSHH News Team: Dive into this week's Health Digest, featuring discussions on deep sleep, the environmental impact of hallucinations, insights into long Covid's lingering effects, and the surge in digital health investments. Also, stay informed about the pressing global climate crisis and marvel at the unveiling of the most comprehensive human brain map ever created.
Gillian Feinglass urges readers to tune into 'The Retrievals,' a gripping five-part podcast detailing the experiences of up to 200 patients at the Yale University Fertility Clinic. Subjected to agonizing egg retrieval procedures without painkillers due to a nurse's deceit, these women faced not only physical trauma but also the dismissive attitudes of the very professionals trusted to care for them.
New from the News Team: Spotlighting the latest in AI developments and strategies against microplastics polluting our waters. Explore new anti-obesity drug breakthroughs, the push for assured mental health coverage, the unfolding Kaiser Permanente workers' strike, and the innovation of bird flu-resistant chickens.
New from the EmoryCSHH News Team: Explore the multifaceted world of health and science, investigating the controversial use of AI in research, unraveling theories about Earth's first humans, revealing recent genetic links to autism, while also examining the crucial role of human connection in health, strategizing for STI prevention, and efforts to rectify misdiagnoses of penicillin allergies.
Cora Bainum recommends tuning into 'The Huberman Lab' podcast for a grounded and scientifically-backed insight into health and science. Hosted by Andrew Huberman, a neuroscientist from Stanford's School of Medicine, the show masterfully balances in-depth science with relatable real-life examples.
New from the News Team: Delve into our latest Health Digest, highlighting groundbreaking advances like pig heart transplants and innovative strategies against mosquitoes, while also probing questions about the NFL's artificial turf and the challenges of drug shortages. Join the discussion on making antibiotics profitable and the urgent call for inclusivity in research.
Lexy Campbell recommends the poignant Netflix documentary, 'Heroin(e),' which delves deep into the opioid crisis in Huntington, West Virginia, often labeled as the overdose capital of the U.S. The film paints a compelling narrative by following three resilient women from diverse backgrounds, all united in their efforts to combat the devastating impact of drug addiction in their community.