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The American Health Podcast is created by the Bloomberg American Health Initiative, a project of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The Initiative works to tackle some of the most pressing challenges to public health in the United States: Addiction and Overdose, Environmental Challenges, Obesity and the Food System, Risks to Adolescent Health and Violence. Visit to learn more.

Feb 25, 2021

The coronavirus outbreak and racial injustices have produced significant interruptions in the lives of adolescents Across the United States – the impact of which is still to be understood in the future. Adolescents in economically disadvantaged communities are particularly vulnerable, with many experiencing challenges...