‘What The Health’ Debunked by Real Doctor

Hey, it’s Mic here and today, a public service announcement: What The Health, the documentary, has officially been debunked by a doctor. Maybe his name is ZDogg, maybe he comes off more as a bro comedian than a doctor, and he might not cite any studies or anything like that, but he is a doctor …

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Going Viral: The Digital Future of Public Health | Rachel McKendry | TEDxExeter

Translator: Rachael Williams Reviewer: Denise RQ Hello everybody. I’d like to begin by asking you to please take out your mobile phones. I know it’s not a request that you’ll be asked at the beginning of many talks. Normally, you’re asked to put them away, but please don’t be shy take them out and hold …

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Medical Myth – You should avoid exercise after a heart attack. 6

Medical Myth – You should avoid exercise after a heart attack. 6

Immediately after a heart attack we mobilize people immediately because we know how bad bed rest is for the human body. Participation in a gradual and guided exercise program, part of a cardiac rehabilitation program is recommended for all patients after a heart attack.

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The Psychology of Beating an Incurable Illness | Bob Cafaro | TEDxCharlottesville

The Psychology of Beating an Incurable Illness | Bob Cafaro | TEDxCharlottesville

Translator: David Goldovt-Ryzhenkov Reviewer: Tanya Cushman In December of 1998, after just having turned 40 years old, I started experiencing a strange numbness in my right leg, and I didn’t think much of it. Until about a week later, I was at a rehearsal, and I stepped off the riser onto the stage, and my …

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Vaccines – A Public Health Achievement

Vaccines – A Public Health Achievement

CDC/HHS logo Immunization. Power to Protect. Hashtag Vaccines By The Numbers Between 2001 And 2010 the United States saw big declines in the number of cases of vaccine-preventable diseases, like rotavirus and pneumococcal disease. Making vaccines one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the decade. Despite this, outbreaks can still happen. Vaccines can …

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How Have We Almost Eradicated Polio?

How Have We Almost Eradicated Polio?

Only one human disease in history has been fully stamped out; smallpox, with the World Health Organization declaring it eradicated way back in 1980. But, we might be close to eradicating a second disease; polio. Yes, the disease that brings up imagery of wheelchairs and iron lungs may soon be on its way out, but …

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“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease:  Arrhythmias” by Michael Freed, MD

“Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease: Arrhythmias” by Michael Freed, MD

Clinical Presentation of Congenital Heart Disease in the First Week of Life: Arrhythmias, by Dr. Michael Freed. Introduction. My name is Michael Freed and I’m a Pediatric Cardiologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and at Harvard Medical School. So we finished murmurs. Let’s go to arrhythmias. In the newborn period, the heart can beat too fast, …

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A new class of drug that could prevent depression and PTSD | Rebecca Brachman

A new class of drug that could prevent depression and PTSD | Rebecca Brachman

So the first antidepressants were made from, of all things, rocket fuel, left over after World War II. Which is fitting, seeing as today, one in five soldiers develop depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder or both. But it’s not just soldiers that are at high risk for these diseases. It’s firefighters, ER doctors, cancer patients, …

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