Hollywood, Health & Society

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Hollywood, Health & Society

USC program tackles health literacy for film and TV

By Working Nurse

The entertainment industry is notorious for taking creative liberties with its depiction of real-world healthcare and health issues. A program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center is working to change that, helping Hollywood get things right and recognizing TV shows that do. Industry Advice For nurses, watching popular TV shows set in hospitals or involving real health conditions sometimes requires shifting your brain into neutral. The storylines and characters might be fun, but their ...

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