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Each week Ryan Gorman discusses important national topics with experts, newsmakers, and organizations working to make a positive difference in communities across the country.

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May 10, 2021 29 min
Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Dorothy Fink, Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health & Director of the Office on Women’s Health at the Department of Health and Human Services, for National Women’s Health Week. Amy Over, host of the Confronting Columbine podcast and Director of Fundraising and Project Journey Coordinator for The Rebels Project, also joins the show to discuss her experience as a ...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and public health professor at George Washington University, about the latest CDC guidance on COVID-19 safety precautions for those who are vaccinated and unvaccinated. Dr. Tia Dole, chief clinical operations officer at the Trevor Project, also joins the show to discuss LGBTQ+ mental health.
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April 26, 2021 29 min
Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Cedric Rutland, a pulmonologist and national volunteer spokesperson for the American Lung Association. They discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the lungs, even among those who are asymptomatic. Also, NASA Astronaut Douglas Wheelock joins the show to talk about his time in space and the Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dianne Grossman, co-founder of MALLORY'S ARMY, an anti-bullying organization formed after her 12-year-old daughter Mallory took her own life. That story is profiled in the new documentary MALLORY. Also, CNBC Contributor Ron Insana joins the show to discuss the state of the U.S. economy.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director of the National Institutes for Health’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, on the potential neurological impact of COVID-19. Also, Pamela Taylor, chief communications and marketing officer at Share Our Strength, the organization behind the No Kid Hungry campaign, joins the show to discuss the state of childhood hunger ...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Kneeland Youngblood, a board member for the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and John Lehr, President and CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation. Along with the work both organizations do, they discuss National Minority Health Month and Parkinson’s Awareness Month.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Barney Graham, Chief of the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Vaccine Research Center, and Joi Gordon, CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. LaShawn McIver, Director of the Office of Minority Health for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to talk about COVID-19 as it pertains to Medicaid and Medicare, and also vaccine hesitancy. Also, Mayim Biolick, star of Blossom and the Big Bang Theory, checks in to offer insight into Brain Health Awareness Week.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Lucy McBride, an internist, health care educator, and mental health advocate, who recently wrote a piece for the Washington Post on how to handle a post-pandemic transition to normalcy. Dr. Sally Zol, CEO of United Through Reading, also joined the show to discuss their work connecting military families through video-recorded storytime, something they've been doin...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Marty Makary, Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine & Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Author of The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care and How to Fix It, who takes a look back at the pandemic one year into it, and explains what we should be doing now and as we move forward. Also, Yvonne Yancy, Chief Human Resources Officer, and Amand...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Harold Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute and author of THE SCAFFOLD EFFECT: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant, and Secure Kids in the Age of Anxiety. Also, Dave Fuehrer, the Co-Founder and CEO of GRYT Health, joins the show to talk about Gryt’s latest project, the COVID Advocacy Exchange.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Artis Stevens, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, to discuss their work and how the pandemic has impacted the organization. Also, Carolyn Cawley, President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, joined the show to talk about their Sharing Solutions initiative that focuses on substance abuse and the opioid epidemic.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Patricia Whitley Williams, President of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, who offers an update on the pandemic and explains the hesitancy among some Americans to get vaccinated. Also, Margaret Laws, President & CEO of Hopelab, joins the show to discuss the mental health and well-being of youth and young adults.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Peter Marks, Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration, to discuss the latest information on the COVID-19 vaccines, and Rio Cortez, author of "The ABC's of Black History," to discuss her book and Black History Month.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring David Waddell, CEO and Chief Investment Strategist at Waddell & Associates, who explains what you need to know about hedge funds, short selling, short squeezes, and more related to the GameStop stock story. Pandemic Action Network Co-Founder Carolyn Reynolds and Science's Online News Editor, David Grimm, also join the show to talk about the pandemic.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Dr. Celine Gounder, an infectious disease expert and a former member of Joe Biden's COVID-19 task force, to discuss the federal response to the pandemic. Also, Dr. Jason Wilson, associate medical director of the emergency department at Tampa General Hospital, explained how the vaccines work and the effects of doses on immunity levels. Finally, Kenneth C. Davis, hist...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Rear Admiral Dr. Felicia Collins, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, for the latest on the pandemic and vaccine distribution efforts. Trovon Williams, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the NAACP, also joined the show to talk about Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring Mark Weber, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs and Human Services in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Health & Human Services, on COVID-19 vaccine information. Plus, Lisa Bruno, a registered dietician and nutrition communications specialist, and Lauren Berlingeri, a holistic nutritionist and health coach, join t...
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on how to stay safe from COVID-19 this holiday season. Also, Dr. Jason Wilson, Associate Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Tampa General Hospital, and Dr. Richard Feifer, Chief Medical Officer at Genesis Healthcare, join the show to discuss different aspects of the COVID-19 vaccines.
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Ryan Gorman hosts an iHeartRadio nationwide special featuring FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn on the science behind COVID-19 vaccines and distribution plans. Also, iHeartRadio reporter Al Lews talks to the head of the Community Interventions & Critical Populations Task Force about coronavirus guidance heading into the final stretch of this holiday season.
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