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

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

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

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

Resolving the Health Care Crisis: T. Colin Campbel at TEDxEast

Resolving the Health Care Crisis: T. Colin Campbel at TEDxEast

I’m here to talk about health. Your health, my health, the health of your families and friends. Especially our children; and I’m actually here to talk about the health in fact of our country. But talking about health, thinking about how we can get health, we are in a system today that is not exactly

How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

How mucus keeps us healthy – Katharina Ribbeck

If you’ve got a cold, mucus is hard to miss. But what is it, and what does it do besides making you miserable? Your body produces more than a liter of mucus every day, and all the wet surfaces of your body that are not covered by skin, like your eyes, nose, mouth, lungs, and

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

Translator: Mayumi Oiwa-Bungard Reviewer: Queenie Lee In 1847, a physician by the name of Semmelweis advised that all physicians wash their hands before touching a pregnant woman, in order to prevent childbed fever. His research showed that you could reduce the mortality rates from septicemia, from 18% down to 2%, simply through washing your hands

Plant-strong & healthy living: Rip Esselstyn at TEDxFremont

Plant-strong & healthy living: Rip Esselstyn at TEDxFremont

Translator: TED Translators admin Reviewer: Luis Tsai Hsu So, I’m wearing my shirt inside out, and a lot of you pointed that out to me. (Laughter) I do this from time to time. And when somebody says it, I say, “I know… I’m wearing my shirt inside out.” I’m doing it on purpose. And I’m

All my relations — a traditional Lakota approach to health equity | Dr. Donald Warne | TEDxFargo

All my relations — a traditional Lakota approach to health equity | Dr. Donald Warne | TEDxFargo

Translator: Linda Anderson Reviewer: Denise RQ I am from a small town called Kyle, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Anyone ever been to Kyle, South Dakota? One? That’s one more than usual, actually, in a crowd this size. Very impressive. It is a very small town on the reservation. And, the original

How healthy living nearly killed me | AJ Jacobs

I’ve spent the last decade subjecting myself to pain and humiliation, hopefully for a good cause, which is self-improvement. And I’ve done this in three parts. So first I started with the mind. And I decided to try to get smarter by reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica from A to Z — or, more precisely,