Listen: Syphilis Spreads Into Rural America

https://kaiserhealthnews.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/st-louis-public-radio.mp3 Can’t see the audio player? Click here to download. Lauren Weber, one of Kaiser Health News’ new Midwest correspondents, joined St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jeremy Goodwin on “St. Louis on the Air” Friday to discuss how syphilis is making inroads into rural counties across the Midwest and West. In Missouri, the total number…

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Facial Expressions Are Crucial To Human Interactions, But Botox And Cosmetic Surgery May Disrupt All That

“People these days are constantly rearranging their facial appearance in ways that prevent engaging in facial mimicry, having no idea how much we use our faces to coordinate and manage social interactions,” said Paula Niedenthal, a professor of psychology. In other public health news: medicine’s racist past, a polio-like illness, and groundbreaking heart surgery.

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