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Oct

2018

“She Has Her Mother’s Laugh” – New York Times Science Writer Carl Zimmer on Heredity and the Genomics Revolution

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with award-winning New York Times science writer and columnist Carl Zimmer on his critically acclaimed book, “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions and Potentials of Heredity” on the dramatic scientific discovery underway fueled by genomics. He discusses the genome’s role in understanding heredity and how personalized medicine will be advanced once the science and medical communities master their knowledge of how genomics impact health and disease.

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24

Oct

2018

Mental Health Crisis in America: National Council for Behavioral Health CEO Linda Rosenberg on Causes and Solutions

Author: Caffeine

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Linda Rosenberg, CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health on their recent report done with the Cohen Veterans Network confirming that America’s mental health crisis is a result of lack of access to care. She discusses the need to remove barriers to behavioral care, the need to embed behavioral health in primary care and for much better mental health and addiction training for providers and social workers.

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24

Oct

2018

Mental Health Crisis in America: National Council for Behavioral Health CEO Linda Rosenberg on Causes and Solutions

Author: Caffeine

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Linda Rosenberg, CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health on their recent report done with the Cohen Veterans Network confirming that America’s mental health crisis is a result of lack of access to care. She discusses the need to remove barriers to behavioral care, the need to embed behavioral health in primary care and for much better mental health and addiction training for providers and social workers.

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24

Oct

2018

For domestic violence survivors, homelessness can be fear, reality

New Horizons Domestic Violence Shelter Featured in New Haven Register

Kai Belton, executive director of New Horizons, a domestic violence shelter and advocacy nonprofit in Middletown, said leaving a domestic violence situation can be challenging because there is so often financial manipulation.

“The immediate need is safety, so once these individuals are safe, then we help them come up with a plan,” Belton said. “A lot of times these women don’t have access to their own money, so it’s about becoming financially independent. In many cases, if they don’t have jobs or if the abuser was the caretaker, it’s about empowering them to find employment.”

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17

Oct

2018

Climate Report’s Dire Warnings: World Health Organization’s Dr. Maria Neira on Impact of Pollution and Climate Change on Health

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter revisit their conversation with Dr. Maria Neira, Director of Public Health and the Environment at the World Health Organization who addresses the rising threat to human health from climate change and pollution – now the 4th leading cause of death worldwide. She discusses global strategies that are required to reduce the harm being done to populations around the world, especially those most vulnerable, in the wake of advancing climate change and unmitigated...

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