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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Using Data for Better Health Outcomes

Using Data for Better Health Outcomes

I’m Abel Kho. I’m the director of the Center for Health Information Partnerships. The Center for Health Information Partnerships is a center that brings data, people and communities together, and it’s been something that has allowed us to really solve compelling problems. [An example of one of these partnerships is CAPriCORN] CAPriCORN stands for the …

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Hacking Health Camp : Innovation in Health have to start somewhere

Hacking Health Camp : Innovation in Health have to start somewhere

today there’s significant scientific, technical mutation la santé est un domaine vraiment complexe old models are disrupted and confront with this new generation that create new models physicians have to be involved in digital transformation rather than staying as observers we need tools fit our practices il est vraiment difficile pour eux de pénétrer ce …

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The science of why sitting all day is bad for your health

The science of why sitting all day is bad for your health

– Joe, do you sit all day? – Of course I sit all day. What, am I gonna have a standing desk like a psycho? – Sitting all day might actually be killing you. Guess I’ll have to Science the (bleep) out of this one myself. – Time to do a little sitting. – Joe, …

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What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

– Fast food is cheap and convenient. But hidden in between the burgers and tacos are some “healthy” options: salads, grilled chicken, yogurts, oatmeal, power burritos. Doesn’t sound too bad, right? I spent a week eating nothing but these “healthy” fast foods and I lost six-and-a-half pounds. But even though I lost about a pound …

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What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

So, a little while ago, members of my family had three bits of minor surgery, about a half hour each, and we got three sets of bills. For the first one, the anesthesia bill alone was 2,000 dollars; the second one, 2,000 dollars; the third one, 6,000 dollars. So I’m a journalist. I’m like, what’s …

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Could a tattoo help you stay healthy? | Carson Bruns

Could a tattoo help you stay healthy? | Carson Bruns

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Joanna Pietrulewicz I’d like to introduce you to an interesting person named Ötzi. He lives in Italy at the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology because he’s a mummy. This is an artist’s rendition of what he might have looked like when he was alive 5,300 years ago. You want to see …

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What is Positive Psychology?

What is Positive Psychology?

positive psychology is the scientific study what makes like most worth living beauty is a science and science requires testing theories against evidence it is not a sequel to the secret and should not be confused with untested self-help, fly by night motivational speakers, or New Age philosophy much of psychology has been concerned with …

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Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

On a warm August morning in Harare, Farai, a 24-year-old mother of two, walks towards a park bench. She looks miserable and dejected. Now, on the park bench sits an 82-year-old woman, better known to the community as Grandmother Jack. Farai hands Grandmother Jack an envelope from the clinic nurse. Grandmother Jack invites Farai to …

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Beyond Well: Science, Ep.14 – Revolutionizing mental health care

Beyond Well: Science, Ep.14 – Revolutionizing mental health care

Welcome back to Beyond Well: Science, I’m Sheila Hamilton and completely thrilled to be joined by Gina Firman Nikkel. Gina is the President and CEO of the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care and she is also a dear friend. Hi Gina, it’s so good to talk with you! Hi, Sheila, it’s so great …

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