Stateside: Vaccine fertility myths; a lecturer’s letters to her students; family-run dispensary
Today, on Stateside, misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine and fertility has made some people hesitant to get a shot. We’ll talk to a doctor about how the rumor started and what she’s telling patients. Plus, in a year of social distance, one college lecturer connected to her students through letters.
Listen to the full show above or find individual segments below.
Straight talk from Henry Ford doctor about COVID vaccines and fertility
- Dr. D’Angela Pitts is a maternal fetal medicine specialist with Henry Ford Health System.
- Read Henry Ford Health System's debunking of the COVID vaccine fertility myth here.
UM lecturer uses letters to connect with her students beyond a Zoom screen
- Margot Finn is a lecturer in the University of Michigan’s Applied Liberal Arts program.
- Read Margot Finn’s end-of-semester letter to her students here.
- Tammy Coxen is a mixologist and co-author of Cheers to Michigan: A Celebration of Cocktail Culture and Craft Distillers from the University of Michigan Press.
- Lester Graham is a reporter for Michigan Radio's Environment Report and co-author of Cheers to Michigan: A Celebration of Cocktail Culture and Craft Distillers.
- Casey Kornoelje is the owner of Pharmhouse Wellness, a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary in Grand Rapids.
- Patti Kornoelje is Casey’s mother. She works as a delivery driver for Pharmhouse Wellness.