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The Business and The Science of Fertility in the U.S. and Abroad with Dr. Dean Morbeck

The Business and The Science of Fertility in the U.S. and Abroad with Dr. Dean Morbeck

June 22, 2021

In some countries, government health benefits will pay for in vitro fertilization. This is unheard of in the U.S., where fertility is seen as medically elective. After working in fertility at Mayo Clinic for 10 years, Dr. Dean Morbeck moved to New Zealand to pursue his fertility business in a way that could match his vision.

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Hosts: Dr. Betsy Cairo and Mandy Johnson

Producer: Hannah Copeland, Peach Islander LLC

Public Health Director Grace Franklin Addresses Broad Issues in a Unique Mountain Community

Public Health Director Grace Franklin Addresses Broad Issues in a Unique Mountain Community

June 7, 2021

In early 2020, Grace Franklin began her position as the Director of Public Health for San Miguel County, a gorgeous Colorado mountain community where few locals live and many tourists come to play. She would have never guessed the health crisis that was headed her way!

How The Law Governs Surrogacy, Your DNA and Reproductive Rights with Ellen Trachman

How The Law Governs Surrogacy, Your DNA and Reproductive Rights with Ellen Trachman

May 22, 2021

Join Dr. B, Mandy Johnson, and Reproductive Lawyer Ellen Trachman as she reveal complexities to consider when having a baby through surrogacy, retrieving sperm after a partner's death, and more.

Simona Spark Immigrates to the US, Escapes An Abusive Marriage, and Becomes An Author

Simona Spark Immigrates to the US, Escapes An Abusive Marriage, and Becomes An Author

May 7, 2021
Simona Spark shares her transformational story of self-love and self-respect after leaving her home country of Romania to start a new life in the U.S. Hosts Dr. B and Mandy Johnson guide us through her story from abuse and survival to thriving as a life coach and author.
 
How To Live A Joyful and Colorful Life Despite Sexual Abuse and Trauma with Diann Kissell

How To Live A Joyful and Colorful Life Despite Sexual Abuse and Trauma with Diann Kissell

April 22, 2021

As a child, Diann Kissell endured years of sexual abuse from her father and lost many of her family members to murder when she was 13. Against all odds, she's lived a joyful life and raised a loving family of more than 5-children and 25-grand-children. Kissel has told her story in her co-authored biography "A Turquoise Life," on the Oprah Winfrey show in 1987, and here on the podcast hosted by her daughter, Mandy Johnson, joined by Dr. Betsy Cairo.

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Creating A Safe Environment for High School Students Learning About Their Bodies with Al Vernacchio

Creating A Safe Environment for High School Students Learning About Their Bodies with Al Vernacchio

April 7, 2021

Al Vernacchio is the sexuality education coordinator and chair of the upper school english department at his Quaker high school in Wynnewood, PA. He has developed an entire curricula of reproductive health and sexuality education and successfully implemented it at his school, which is no easy task. Vernacchio has more than 25-years of sexuality education experience. Mandy Johnson and Dr. B explore his work and discuss how it overlaps with their own, especially during the pandemic.

Pt. 2: Captain Alivia Stehlik’s Transition in the Military and Journey to Becoming Herself

Pt. 2: Captain Alivia Stehlik’s Transition in the Military and Journey to Becoming Herself

March 22, 2021

Under President Biden's new administration, transgender military members can once again receive their necessary medical treatment. Captain Alivia Stehlik explains why this momentous change may only be temporary, and she expresses how the transgender experience is different for everyone.

Captain Alivia Stehlik’s Transition in the Military and Journey to Becoming Herself

Captain Alivia Stehlik’s Transition in the Military and Journey to Becoming Herself

March 15, 2021

Alivia Stehlik is a proud transgender woman in the US military. Dr. B and Mandy Johnson explore her life's story and her body's response to both starting and pausing hormone therapy.

Teaching Reproductive Health at an Alternative High School: A Conversation with Ali Ham

Teaching Reproductive Health at an Alternative High School: A Conversation with Ali Ham

February 15, 2021

Colorado teacher Ali Ham dives into the challenges and triumphs of teaching an entire course that explores reproductive health for high schoolers with hosts Dr. Betsy Cairo and Mandy Johnson. Ali uses Dr. B's textbook "Reproductive Health: The Biology, Psychology and Sociology of Sexuality" which is provided free of charge to schools who adopt the curriculum by the non-profit Look Both Ways. Tune in to hear what it's like to teach what we used to call "sex ed." Now, it's reproductive health and it shapes our whole world.  

Catfishing, Covid, and 2020 with Sex Therapist Dr. Joe Kort

Catfishing, Covid, and 2020 with Sex Therapist Dr. Joe Kort

January 15, 2021

Dr. B and Mandy Johnson usher in a new era of the "It's Not Human Sexuality" podcast with this new episode featuring sex therapist Dr. Joe Kort. The podcast format now focuses on regular interviews with experts who expand and explore our understanding of reproductive health. Reproductive health affects us all, even when that means being catfished by scammers or navigating hook-up culture while wearing a mask, Dr. Joe Kort explains. Join the INHS crew as we dive into our inaugural guest interview episode!

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