Johns Hopkins

April 14, 2014

Johns Hopkins Hospital Workers On Strike

April 14, 2014 - Segment 2 - We talk to Johns Hopkins Hospital workers on strike about what they are fighting for and their conditions working at a world-class institution. We also hear a sound from the picket line recorded Friday outside of Johns Hopkins where we talk to workers and supporters.
December 10, 2013

Sound Bites: Food Insecurity in Maryland, The Richest State in the Nation

December 10, 2013 - Hour 2 - In partnership with the Center for a Livable Future, we launch a new feature: Hunger in the Richest State. Why does the richest state in the nation have so many food-insecure people? We hear the stories of those struggling to put food on the table – from Cambridge to Baltimore to Western MD – and learn about the good work that is being done to address the need.
November 7, 2013

Sound Bites: Real Food Comes To Hopkins | Political Food News Roundup | Recipe From Afroculinaria

November 5, 2013 - Segment 4 - On the newest episode of Sound Bites. we report an exciting development in the real food movement that took place last week right here in Baltimore. Then we get a roundup of political food news and hear a recipe from Michael Twitty of Afroculinaria.
October 31, 2013

CAPABLE: Helping Elders Age In Place

October 31, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close the show with a look at a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing study and program that is helping elderly low-income individuals to remain functional and continue to live in their homes. The program is called Community Aging in Place - Advancing Better Living for Elders, or CAPABLE.
October 4, 2013

Anniversary of Henrietta Lacks’ Death: Rebecca Skloot on The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

October 4, 2013 - Segment 1 - We talk with bestselling author Rebecca Skloot about her new book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The book follows the life of an African-American woman whose cells were taken without her consent, and which became the first immortal cell line.
August 12, 2013

Family of Henrietta Lacks, Unwitting Source of HeLa Cells, To Get Some Control Over Genome

August 12, 2013 - Segment 2 - Last week NIH announced an agreement with the family of Henrietta Lacks - whose cells were collected and used for research, without her knowledge or permission, by Johns Hopkins University over 50 years ago - that will finally give them recognition and some degree of control over how the genome of these important cells is used.
March 4, 2013

Second Biennial Henrietta Lacks Symposium: Remembering Her Legacy

March 4, 2013 - Segment 3 - We speak with participants of the Second Biennial Henrietta Lacks Symposium: The Dignity of Difference, which is happening at the University of Maryland Medical Center on Thursday, March 7th.