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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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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A day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor – Elizabeth Cox

A day in the life of an ancient Egyptian doctor – Elizabeth Cox

It’s another sweltering morning in Memphis, Egypt. As the sunlight brightens the Nile, Peseshet checks her supplies. Honey, garlic, cumin, acacia leaves, cedar oil. She’s well stocked with the essentials she needs to treat her patients. Peseshet is a swnw, or a doctor. In order to become one, she had to train as a scribe […]

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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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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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Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport

Eric Dishman: Health care should be a team sport

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to share some personal friends and stories with you that I’ve actually never talked about in public before to help illustrate the idea and the need and the hope for us to reinvent our health care system around the world. Twenty-four years ago, I had — a […]

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Paula Johnson: His and hers … healthcare

Paula Johnson: His and hers … healthcare

Some of my most wonderful memories of childhood are of spending time with my grandmother, Mamar, in our four-family home in Brooklyn, New York. Her apartment was an oasis. It was a place where I could sneak a cup of coffee, which was really warm milk with just a touch of caffeine. She loved life. […]

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