Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley

Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to begin by asking a few questions. Who knows if they have a wireless smart meter on their home? Okay. And who has their smartphone in their pocket right now? Great. And who’s read the fine prints in your owner’s manual that says that the smartphone should never […]

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Ending the pursuit of perfection | Iskra Lawrence | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Ending the pursuit of perfection | Iskra Lawrence | TEDxUniversityofNevada

Reviewer: Riaki Poništ It’s funny because my speech actually starts with: “We have a problem.” We nearly did, because I just had hiccups and they were quite violent, so luckily we’re all good now, so I can start. We do have a problem though, and that is, the most important relationship we have in our […]

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Understanding Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Reform Proposals

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday. Let’s talk about the healthcare proposals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but first I should say that if you’re interested in healthcare or health in general, you should check out Health Care Triage, hosted by Dr. Aaron Carroll. It’s an amazing show. Okay, to understand the candidates’ proposals, we […]

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How we can improve maternal healthcare — before, during and after pregnancy | Elizabeth Howell

How we can improve maternal healthcare — before, during and after pregnancy | Elizabeth Howell

It was chaos as I got off the elevator. I was coming back on duty as a resident physician to cover the labor and delivery unit. And all I could see was a swarm of doctors and nurses hovering over a patient in the labor room. They were all desperately trying to save a woman’s […]

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Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness | Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman | TEDxCharlottesville

Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness | Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman | TEDxCharlottesville

Translator: AJ Jungbluth Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I know we’re only just meeting for the first time, but I’d like to ask you a question, and it’s a rather personal question. How many of you suffer from, or know someone who suffers from, a mental illness? Well, think about it. Your family, your friends, your classmates […]

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What Do Europeans Really Think About Americans?

What Do Europeans Really Think About Americans?

– Anyone wanna try out an American accent for me? – Yeehaw! So, howdy partner. We goin’ down go do some shootin’. (playful music) – Hi, I’m Ben and right now I’m traveling through Europe and I figured I would ask Europeans along the way what do they think of Americans? Let’s go find out. […]

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How did Makeup, WWII & Communism Create U.S. Healthcare?

What happens when you combine a weird history of makeup, World War II, and the threat of Communism? …Well….oddly enough you end up with an employer based health insurance system. Now I know I can’t stop you from engaging in the polite civil debate YouTube comments are known for, but arguing about the current state […]

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Why Is U.S. Health Care So Expensive?

Why Is U.S. Health Care So Expensive?

Since President Obama’s Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010, Congress has done everything they can to stop it. They even shut down the government for two weeks. But the reason Obamacare exists in the first place, is due to astronomically high healthcare costs. In fact, the number one reason Americans file for bankruptcy is […]

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The ‘Public Health Menace’ of Fall in America

The ‘Public Health Menace’ of Fall in America

Here’s something that seems minor, but isn’t. Leaf blowers! They’re a menace in a range of areas—from public health to environmental injustice. To really make America great again, we need to ban gas-powered leaf blowers. Throughout my decades as a reporter and writer, I have covered many technological developments and their impact on business and […]

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The US Health Care System Needs Immigrants

as a recent eight-nation bracket tournament in the new york times showed and i’ve discussed that a lot many people think the united states healthcare system has a lot of problems so it seems reasonable to think of policy changes that make things better not worse making it harder for immigrants to come here to […]

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