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The Kids + Podcast

The Kids + Podcast is an evidence-based, family-focused look at health, wellness, policy, and advocacy for children. In an age of fake news, alternative facts, and the rampant, dangerous spread of medical misinformation, we’re here to keep it real, to make you think, and to take science back — one episode at a time.

Mar 24, 2022

Award-winning investigative journalist and three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist David Heath talks about the process of researching and writing, and some of the key stories and scientists featured in, his new book, Longshot: The Inside Story of the Race for the COVID-19 Vaccine.

Dec 22, 2021

Dr. Michelle Fiscus, the former top vaccine official for the government of the state of Tennessee fired earlier this year because prominent political figures didn't approve of the evidence-based education she and her office were providing, tells her story, talks about her work, and offers a cautionary tale on the...

Oct 31, 2019

Disease prevention and immunization expert Dr. Don Middleton talks about the flu and the importance (and safety) of the flu vaccine, and also shares a few thoughts on shingles and the shingles vaccine.