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Dr. Nicholas Christakis on Pandemics ~ Big Ag and Universities Part 2 ~ Education Services Update

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - In an excerpt from the Conversations on Health Care podcast, we hear from Dr. Nicholas Christakis, director of Yale’s Human Nature Lab and an expert on the influence of social networks on health and behavior. In his recent book, Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live, he examines the patterns of pandemics throughout human history, putting the current pandemic in perspective. ~~~ Harvest Public media has prepared a series of reports on the trend of corporations getting involved with universities, especially within agriculture departments. Today’s story reports on one example of how that can become controversial. Dana Cronin reports. ~~~ Prairie Public’s Education Services manager, Dr. Tim Wollenzien, joins us for a discussion on Youth Media. What is it and why is it important? He’ll explain how regional teachers join an effort to teach media literacy.