In the Bubble with Andy Slavitt
Mini-Episode: Living Through Two Public Health Crises (with Dr. Leana Wen)
Today, Andy calls emergency room physician and public health expert, Dr. Leana Wen to get the best advice on how to manage their risk of contracting COVID-19, even while resuming some normal activities. But they start by talking about why racism and police violence is also a public health emergency.
Keep up with Andy on Twitter @ASlavitt and Instagram @andyslavitt, and find Dr. Leana Wen @DrLeanaWen on Twitter and Instagram.
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Here are some other resources from today’s show:
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have been linked to a variety of health concerns. You can learn more about the research from the CDC https://bit.ly/2BDuEvH and take a version of the assessment for yourself here: https://n.pr/2UhpH1U
Check out Dr. Wen’s writing on topics including harm reduction, having a baby during a pandemic, and a public health perspective on the protests: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/leana-s-wen/
Dr. Wen also wrote a book! Get your copy of When Doctors Don’t Listen here: https://www.amazon.com/When-Doctors-Dont-Listen-Misdiagnoses/dp/1250048486
And remember to follow #opensafely and brush up on recommendations for keeping yourself healthy in the months ahead at https://www.open-safely.us/
Check out In Recovery with Dr. Nzinga Harrison, a new advice show from Lemonada Media about all things addiction. This week’s episode looks at racism as an addiction: http://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/in-recovery/
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