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Podcast with New York Times Author Linda Villarosa on “Why America’s Black Mothers and Babies Are in a Life-or-Death Crisis”

by Camelia Singletary, MPH JPHMP presents Public Health Perspectives, a podcast series targeted towards strengthening the future public health workforce. We will explore the narratives of public health care professionals and gain insight on career paths that shape the profession.  In this episode, Linda Villarosa joins me to talk about the ongoing health disparities faced by pregnant African American women. This

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Standing Up for Breastfeeding Promotion: A Q&A with Dr. Scott Krugman

On Sunday, July 8, the New York Times published an article on what it characterizes as a stunning opposition to a UN-affiliated World Health Assembly resolution on breastfeeding. The Times reports that US delegates used “strong-arm tactics,” acting in opposition of evidence-based research supporting breastfeeding as the healthiest option for children, and embraced instead interests of infant formula manufacturers. Read “Opposition

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