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The Afterword: A Conversation About the Future of Words

May 31, 2021

Do our brains have an expiration date? Are we all bound for cognitive decline?

Dr. Andrew Budson from Boston University and Dr. Christy Tangney with Rush University say absolutely not! 

On this episode of The Afterword, Andrew and Christy discuss memory, dementia, cognitive decline, and neuroplasticity. These experts...

May 25, 2021

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day we are re-releasing this episode. This year marks the 75th anniversary of The Auschwitz Liberation Commemoration. During the Holocaust, six million Jews died under a philosophy of hate and division. All in the past, you say? Maybe not!

Last year, the Anti Defamation League...

May 24, 2021

All water is connected, and we are all connected to this vital resource. Clean water gives hope and transforms villages and cultures.

Having access to safe water provides social change, educational opportunities, and economic development. Reliable infrastructure and water policies have to be addressed so that we sustain...

May 17, 2021

We are drinking the same water that dinosaurs swam in! Our planet has no new water. This vital resource is key to sustainable, equitable and healthy communities.

In developed countries, we don't think about water until something goes wrong. Those who lack clean, safe water, however, deal with challenges and health...

May 10, 2021

Do we understand the scope of public health? When we consider how best to support citizens, we must review policies that undergird comprehensive public health practices.

As we are living through a pandemic, we are also experiencing an "info-demic" of misinformation regarding epidemiology. Public health strategies can...