On this episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. James Hamblin, a journalist and a lecturer at the Yale School of Public Health. They discuss his approach to communicating about public health, his prescient February 2020 article on COVID-19, and why he’s quit taking showers.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz discuss a concerning new COVID-19 variant, the discovery casting doubt on a major fish-oil study, and the need for new models of funding research.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Harlan Krumholz reviews the latest COVID-19 research, and Howard Forman reflects on the vast ramifications of the Dobbs decision overturning Roe v. Wade. They’re joined by Dr. Rebekah Gee, an ob-gyn and the CEO of Nest Health, which aims to deliver care to vulnerable children and their parents at home. She also describes her experience as a pro-choice physician serving as secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Harlan Krumholz explains what the research says about the immunity acquired from a COVID-19 infection, and suggests a framework for thinking about exposure risk. Then he and Howard Forman are joined by Thomas Balcezak, chief clinical officer at the Yale New Haven Health System. They discuss the financial and human capital challenges faced by hospitals in the wake of the pandemic.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Jason Schwartz of the Yale School of Public Health. They discuss what went wrong with the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and how Schwartz’s background in history and ethics informs his research on vaccine policy.
New research based on data on COVID-19 RNA in sewage suggests that many more people had been infected with COVID-19 by May 2021 than official case counts indicated.
To do better in the next pandemic, Sherry Glied, dean of New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, argues we must ensure that policymakers get answers to their most pressing questions. She joins Howie and Harlan in a conversation about incentivizing relevant research and systematically synthesizing data into actionable information.
In the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Yale operations expert Edward Kaplan, who uses mathematical models to understand a variety of processes. They discuss Kaplan’s ongoing research tracking COVID-19 infections through sewage, which bypasses the biases inherent in data from testing and even hospitalization.
On the latest episode of the Health & Veritas podcast, Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz are joined by Dr. Saad Omer, director of the Yale Institute for Global Health. They discuss mistakes made in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and how to avoid a crisis in childhood immunizations.
A venture fund led by Katie Rae ’97 was providing the patient capital required for breakthroughs on major societal problems like climate change and community health. Then COVID-19 complicated their day-to-day work—and gave their efforts greater urgency.
On the Health & Veritas podcast, Yale physician-professors Howard Forman and Harlan Krumholz talk with Dr. Akiko Iwasaki about her research trying to understand the cause or causes of long COVID, which has more than 200 reported symptoms.