Throughout the year, Tavis will have conversations about health and healthcare issues as part of our “Road to Health” series.
Watch the conversations and share your thoughts below.
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The former top doctor of the U.S. and new chair of public health sciences at Xavier University talks about her mission to transform public health.
The longtime activist confronts the toll HIV/AIDS continues to take on individuals, families and communities, despite the scientific breakthroughs that have occurred.
The prominent disability rights leader and founder of the nonprofit Headstrong Nation explains how best to think of dyslexia.
The prominent health expert previews season 5 of his Emmy-winning syndicated television show.
Pioneering neuroscientist explains why the war on drugs is being fought with the wrong weapons.
Challenging conventional wisdom about the autistic spectrum has been part of Grandin’s life and work for more than two decades. Her text, The Autistic Brain
, includes practical advice for parents, gleaned from her personal experiences.
The author of The Family Guide to Mental Health Care
discusses the mental health crisis in the U.S.
A longtime advocate of preventive breast cancer research, Love describes her personal journey as a cancer patient.
A winner of both of America’s best-known science journalism prizes, Fagin recaps the health story he tells in his new text, Toms River
The co-executive directors of the Rural Health Research Institute at Georgia Southern University address the serious health crisis facing American children: childhood obesity.
Community-based kitchen pioneer explains his plan to bring his model to L.A. Kitchen.
The internationally recognized surgeon looks at efforts to empower women toward a more pro-active healthcare approach.
Dr. Ross, a longtime advocate for children’s health, expresses his concern over the crisis in the U.S. involving boys and young men of color.
A leading voice on the digital revolution in medicine, Dr. Topol talks about his text, The Creative Destruction of Medicine
The Duke University professor explains his groundbreaking work, detailed in the text, Critical Decisions
The Emmy-winning filmmaker shares lessons learned in making his new documentary on healthcare in the U.S., The Waiting Room
The Salon.com columnist weighs in on the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling, explains her text, What’s the Matter with White People?,
and assesses the evolution of the race and class discussion.
The pioneering urban farmer and founder-CEO of Growing Power, Inc. discusses his text The Good Food Revolution,
his thoughts on “food deserts” and preventative measures against disease and childhood obesity.
The author of The Blood Sugar Solution
explains why 1 in 2 Americans either have diabetes or pre-diabetes, details a program that seeks to cure “diabesity” and shares why the future of medicine is personalized care.
The renowned cancer expert shares why he wrote the provocative new book How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America.
The leading heart health experts explain why heart disease is a disease of modern society and describe the burden that heart disease places on our healthcare system.
The UCLA professor and host of the PBS series Designing Healthy Communities
describes what it truly means to build a healthy community.
Last modified: November 6, 2012 at 9:42 am