This country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative | Tshering Tobgay

This country isn’t just carbon neutral — it’s carbon negative | Tshering Tobgay

In case you are wondering, no, I’m not wearing a dress, and no, I’m not saying what I’m wearing underneath. (Laughter) This is a gho. This is my national dress. This is how all men dress in Bhutan. That is how our women dress. Like our women, we men get to wear pretty bright colors, […]

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How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

In the mid-’90s, the CDC and Kaiser Permanente discovered an exposure that dramatically increased the risk for seven out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States. In high doses, it affects brain development, the immune system, hormonal systems, and even the way our DNA is read and transcribed. Folks who […]

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A prosecutor’s vision for a better justice system | Adam Foss

A prosecutor’s vision for a better justice system | Adam Foss

The following are my opinions, and do not reflect the opinions or policies of any particular prosecutor’s office. (Laughter) I am a prosecutor. I believe in law and order. I am the adopted son of a police officer, a Marine and a hairdresser. I believe in accountability and that we should all be safe in […]

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How to make healthy eating unbelievably easy | Luke Durward | TEDxYorkU

How to make healthy eating unbelievably easy | Luke Durward | TEDxYorkU

Translator: Maurício Kakuei Tanaka Reviewer: Adam Fitzgerald My little brother was very good at a few things from a very young age. The first thing he was really good at was making everybody laugh without trying. Like the one time I told him he should have a little bit of protein after a workout. He […]

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The low-tech healthcare revolution: Leana Wen at TEDxCortland

The low-tech healthcare revolution: Leana Wen at TEDxCortland

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Wow. Good afternoon, everyone. I definitely feel that love. Did you feel the love just now too? Well, first of all I want to say thank you to the TEDxCortland organizers. This is such an amazing event, and I’m so delighted to be here and speak at the first-ever […]

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Why we can’t fix our healthcare system | Ayesha Khalid | TEDxBeaconStreet

Why we can’t fix our healthcare system | Ayesha Khalid | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Jim Taylor Reviewer: Denise RQ A while back, I was driving to work one day, and my son Adam asked me a question, “Mommy, what do you do for a living? What’s your job? I quickly answered, “Adam, I’m an ear, nose, and throat doctor. I operate near people’s brains.” I peeked into the […]

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How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory

How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast The most massive tsunami perfect storm is bearing down upon us. This perfect storm is mounting a grim reality, increasingly grim reality, and we are facing that reality with the full belief that we can solve our problems with technology, and that’s very understandable. Now, this perfect storm that […]

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Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Rebecca Onie: What if our healthcare system kept us healthy?

Translator: Timothy Covell Reviewer: Morton Bast So my freshman year of college I signed up for an internship in the housing unit at Greater Boston Legal Services. Showed up the first day ready to make coffee and photocopies, but was paired with this righteous, deeply inspired attorney named Jeff Purcell, who thrust me onto the […]

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Humor in healthcare | Gary Edwards | TEDxBrno

Humor in healthcare | Gary Edwards | TEDxBrno

Translator: Gabriela Tomkova Reviewer: Denise RQ I am going to speak in English today, but I hope this is not a problem. If it is a problem just raise your hand, and we will immediately speak only in Spanish. (Laughter) (Applause) No one is raising their hand yet, so — “Humor in Healthcare.” Someone is […]

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Why it matters how we are born | Bettina Breunig | TEDxTUHHSalon

Why it matters how we are born | Bettina Breunig | TEDxTUHHSalon

Translator: Екатерина Житомирская Шехтман Reviewer: Carl Luc Campbell I would like you to think about а woman giving birth. What do you see? Do you see а hospital scenario with lots of people suited up in green, a smart doctor, preferably Dempsey or Clooney, urging a woman to keep on pushing? I suppose, you accept […]

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