July 19, 2012
[Original Airdate: February 11, 2011] INEQUALITY -- THREAT TO YOUR HEALTH? People in countries with great income inequality, like America, have poorer health. We have more drug abuse, obesity and mental problems. Our lives are shorter. Even the well to do suffer. If America's incomes were more equal, would you be healthier? HOST: RAUL VASQUEZ, and with guests, in order of appearance -- PATRICIA McMANUS, PhD, RN, Executive Director, Black Health Coalition, Clinical Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin; RON CISLER, PhD, Director, Center for Urban Population Health, Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences, UW-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences, UW-Madison School of Medicine, Aurora Health Care; VIRGINIA ZERPA-URIONA, MPH, Leadership Committee, Milwaukee Latino Health Coalition and Outreach Specialist of Community-Based Research, Center for Urban Population Health, UW-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences, UW-Madison School of Medicine, Aurora Health Care; and KEVIN IZARD, MD, Assistant Professor and Director of the St. Joseph Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, Medical College of Wisconsin; Director, Family House.