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The Health Disparities Podcast, From Movement is Life. Conversations about health disparities with people working to eliminate them.

This podcast highlights disparities evidenced in common chronic conditions featured in the “vicious cycle” (e.g. diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic pain, mental health) and musculoskeletal/arthritis conditions, with emphasis on disparities and how social determinants of health impact these conditions and their management.

The Health Disparities Podcast Episodes

Ovidia’s story: Learning about health disparities motivated her to make changes.

Mt. Vernon, N.Y. resident Olivia found new motivation to take care of her own health by learning about health disparities in her community.
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Latinx clinical research inclusion: how Dr Fabian Sandoval and Dr Gustavo Corrales teamed up to move the needle.

Bringing clinical research to Latinx communities has become a joint mission for today’s podcast guests, Dr Fabian Sandoval and Dr Gustavo Corrales.
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Understanding mistrust of flu and COVID-19 vaccines, featuring Dr. Sandra Crouse Quinn.

The relatively low uptake of flu vaccinations in Black and Hispanic communities is a longstanding health disparity and a public health concern. What if this pattern is repeated for the coronavirus, which is already having a disparate impact?
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Freda’s Story: Freda needed accountability to help decrease her pain and reduce her A1C. Being part of a team was the key.

Meet Freda from St. Louis. Over many sedentary years Freda experienced chronic conditions such as back pain, diabetes and high blood pressure and she found it difficult to follow her doctor’s directions to exercise and lose weight. “I desperately needed …
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Sonja’s Story: When you have a Y membership but don’t go, what might be missing?

Meet Sonja from St. Louis. Sonja was intrigued when her husband brought home a flyer describing a health education program soon to start nearby.
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Laura’s Story: How emotional connection in a safe space helped address her depression.

Meet Laura from San Diego. Like many women of retirement age, she has experienced the joys of building a family and the challenges of staying healthy.
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Delivering Trusted & Patient-Centered Public Health Information is Essential to the Promotion of Wellness in Latinx Communities. Featuring Dr. Elena Rios

Dr. Elena Rios has dedicated her career to improving the health of Latinx communities. In 1994, she co-founded the National Hispanic Medical Association based in Washington DC which represents approximately 50,000 Hispanic physicians across the United States.
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Maryland’s successful Health Enterprise Zones previously led by Congressman Brown considered for national adoption.

When Congressman Anthony Brown was Lt. Governor of Maryland, he implemented a new model for reducing health disparities: the creation of Health Enterprise Zones.
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Deanna’s Story: “It Changed my Whole Way of Thinking.” How Operation Change helped Deanna Find Pride and Purpose.

Living in rural Kentucky has its challenges, and Deanna at 74 was feeling unhappy that she had constant back pain and her health seemed in decline.
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Wanda’s Story: “It’s a Game Changer.” After Thinking it’s Too Late to Change, a Program Made Wanda Stop, Think & Reset.

We revisit our Operation Change series with a trip to Hazard, Kentucky. Wanda initially thought an 18-week health education program was a huge time commitment, and that maybe it was too late to make changes.
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Uncomfortable Truths, Inspiring Perspectives: A Round Table Discussion on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Young Health Professionals.

Five young health professionals and an experienced mentor make the future look brighter as they share insights and experiences of overcoming bias and racism.
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The Heart of Diversity & Inclusion: A Cardiologists’ Perspective. Featuring Dr. Sharonne Hayes.

Despite progress, heart disease remains the #1 cause of death in America. Not only does heart disease have a disproportionate impact on different populations, it also has a direct bearing on the severity of COVID-19 infection.
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The Health Disparities Podcast, From Movement is Life

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