Amanda Aronczyk is a reporter for WNYC. Her stories have appeared on NPR, the BBC, Marketplace, CBC, Reveal, On the Media, Studio 360 and more. She also teaches at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Find her on Twitter @aronczyk.
Amanda Aronczyk appears in the following:
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
If you’ve ever worried about catching a cold from a co-worker who came into work when he (or she) should’ve taken a sick day, then this episode is for you.
Thursday, March 09, 2017
This is the home of America’s aspirations and its deepest contradictions.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
After many people gathered in Washington for inauguration and the Women’s March, Only Human looks at what happens to us as individuals when we become part of a crowd.
Thursday, January 05, 2017
How does the flu virus spread?
Monday, November 07, 2016
Who is more stressed, Democrats or Republicans? WNYC's Only Human Podcast tries to find out.
Monday, November 07, 2016
How is your anxiety affecting decision-making and the election? The team at Only Human investigates.
Friday, November 04, 2016
This election certainly feels stressful. But we wanted to find out what this election is actually doing to us — biologically. So we teamed up with scientists to run our own experiment.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
With the 2016 election taking every twist and turn on its way to November 8th, WNYC and The Nation explore how our minds and bodies are responding.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Six short stories about how the relationship between patients and therapists can get... complicated.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Is laughter really the best medicine? We go to a laughter yoga class, an improv workshop for doctors and nurses, and talk to brain scientists about why humans laugh in the first place.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Doctors and nurses use gallows humor to get through the day. But when is laughter in medicine OK, and when does it cross the line?
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Do millennials talk about mental illness differently than their parents?
Wednesday, June 01, 2016
When Giselle decided to apply to medical school, people told her to hide the fact that she has struggled with anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt. She thinks it will help her be a better doctor.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
In part two of our mental health and generation gaps series we talk to Giselle, a doctor-in-training who wants her field to be more open about mental health.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Jay is a musician who has been losing his hearing over the past several decades. Now he must decide whether participating in an experimental treatment is worth the potential risks.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Doctors listen to stories from patients all the time. But they've got plenty of their own.
Friday, February 26, 2016
People with autism tell us what it's like to communicate when you don't sound like everyone else.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
A neuropsychologist and opera singer teamed up to create a form of vocal training for people on the autism spectrum. What does it mean for the patients who have to change just to fit in?
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease claimed 16 lives and left more than a hundred people sick in New York City. We go behind the scenes to find how the city stopped the deadly bacteria.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Hear stories from patients — as well as doctors — as they discuss the mistakes, mishaps, and near fatal errors that happen between doctor and patients.