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John Medina: “Brain Rules for Aging Well” @ Talks at Google (Transcript)

SPEAKER: Today, we welcome Dr. John Medina who has actually — we’re welcoming him back. He has been here in 2008 and 2010. Welcome back, John. And he’s a professor of bioengineering at the University of Washington School of Medicine. His books include “Brain Rules,” “Brains Rules for the Baby,” “Brain Rules for Aging Well,” …

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Winning the Battle Against Metabolic Disorders: Iñigo San Millán at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Iñigo San Millán – TRANSCRIPT Never in the history of humankind are so many people dying from non-infectious diseases. Diseases that we call nowadays, non-communicable diseases as well. About 2/3, or two out of three people, die in the world of these diseases which, in the developed society, start from these non-communicable diseases. The major …

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Deploying Artificial Genes to Overcome Antibiotic Resistance: Logan Collins at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Logan Collins – TRANSCRIPT Antibiotic resistance is an extremely serious threat in today’s world. It costs the US healthcare system over 20 billion dollars per year. And it kills an estimated 23,000 people per year in the US alone. In addition, there are concerns that antibiotic resistance might result in something far worse. It may result …

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Dr. Justina Ford on Pioneering Healthcare in Emerging Denver: Jasmine Armstrong at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Dr. Justina Ford – TRANSCRIPT Good afternoon. I’m Dr Justina Ford, although I’m better known as The Lady Doctor, or The Baby Doctor I was Colorado’s first colored woman physician, and I was the only woman physician of any color in Denver until the 1930s. Generally, it’s a bad idea to be the first black person …

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Durable Healthcare – Redesigning a System to Work for Everyone: Mark Arnoldy at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Mark Arnoldy – TRANSCRIPT One of my most deeply imprinted childhood memories came on a day when my mom picked me up from middle school. We rolled to a stop at a red light, and I asked her a question from the passenger seat. When she didn’t respond, I looked to see why. She was trembling …

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