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University of California: Healthy (Nutrient) Wealthy and Wise: Diet for Healthy Aging – Research on Aging

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans emphasize eating more foods from plants, such as vegetables and beans, whole grains, and nuts. Learn more about health benefits of choosing a diet heavy in fruits and vegetables from Katherine Richman, MD, Medical Director of Thornton Radiology and Clinical Professor of Radiology at the UC San Diego School of …

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Rishi Manchanda: What makes us get sick? Look upstream.

Rishi Manchanda has worked as a doctor in South Central Los Angeles for a decade, where he’s come to realize: His job isn’t just about treating a patient’s symptoms, but about getting to the root cause of what is making them ill—the “upstream” factors like a poor diet, a stressful job, a lack of fresh …

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Paula Johnson: His and hers … healthcare

FILMED DEC 2013 • POSTED JAN 2014 • TEDWomen 2013 Every cell in the human body has a sex, which means that men and women are different right down to the cellular level. Yet too often, research and medicine ignore this insight — and the often startlingly different ways in which the two sexes respond …

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Krista Donaldson: The $80 prosthetic knee that’s changing lives

FILMED DEC 2013 • POSTED DEC 2013 • TEDWomen 2013 We’ve made incredible advances in technology in recent years, but too often it seems only certain fortunate people can benefit. Engineer Krista Donaldson introduces the ReMotion knee, a prosthetic device for above-knee amputees, many of whom earn less than $4 a day. The design contains …

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UCLA: Scanning the Horizon: Accelerating Innovation in Cancer Care

The University of California is the host for this discussion about innovation in cancer care. Participant Scott Lippman (director of the Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego), David Sadava (City of Hope Medical Center), Christopher Slapak (Imclone Systems), Greg Sorensen (Siemens Healthcare North America) and Kristiina Vuori (President of the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute). …

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Nilofer Merchant: Got a meeting? Take a walk

FILMED FEB 2013 • POSTED APR 2013 • TED2013 TED presents Nilofer Merchant who suggests something that just might have a big impact on your life and health: The next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it into a “walking meeting” and let ideas flow while you walk and talk. [KGVID width=”720″ height=”400″]http://www.ourprg.com/Video/NiloferMerchant_2013-480p.mp4[/KGVID]

Vicky Newman: Living for longevity and the nutrition connection

The University of California hosts a session by Vicky Newman, MS, RD, on how to learn the right balance of foods to maximize your health and energy level through an anti-inflammatory eating plan. Newman will provide practical tips for controlling your weight, maintaining bone strength, and reducing the risk of common chronic diseases associated with aging. …

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Harvard University: Stress and Health

Published on Mar 7, 2013 Harvard University presents a panel discission on the topic of stress. Which sustained over time, can undermine health in serious and sometimes deadly ways. In this Forum event, expert participants examined what we know about the effects of stress on health, including heart disease risk, and about the role social …

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Dean Ornish: Healing through diet

TED presents Dean Ornish, that talks about simple, low-tech and low-cost ways to take advantage of the body’s natural desire to heal itself. Dean Ornish: Healing through diet [FMP width=”720″ height=”400″]http://www.ourprg.com/Video/DeanOrnish_2004-480p-en.mp4[/FMP]