Public Health Featured on Public Radio (and podcasts) for the American Public Health Association conference, Atlanta, November 2017

Stories that examine efforts to protect, promote or analyze health in specific populations – from whole countries down to neighborhoods. Topics include whether communities have access to healthy foods, or have an excessive burden of pollution, smoking rates or other health problems – and these stories explore the causes and potential solutions. (This definition cribbed from the Association for Health Care Journalists, and topic headings cribbed from the APHA)

Alcohol, Tobacco & other drugs

Community Health


Food and Nutrition

  • Hidden Hunger – Capital Public Radio’s “The View From Here” features first-person stories of people coping with food insecurity in one of the country’s richest agricultural regions

Maternal & Child Health

Stories recommended by reporters Elana Gordon (WHYY), Philip Graitcer (independent), Mary Harris (WNYC), Erin McGregor (independent), Catherine Saint Louis (New York Times), Laura Starecheski (Reveal), Belén Torres-Gil (Capital Public Radio), Jillian Weinberger (VOX), Elly Yu (WABE) and more.

Please email me at aaronczyk at wnyc dot org with your suggestions, additions or questions.