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Why Noise is Bad for Your Health: Mathias Basner (Transcript)

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Mathias Basner studies how the noise we hear everywhere throughout our daily lives affects our health in ways that go far beyond our hearing. In this talk you will discover the science behind how noise affects your health and sleep — and how you can get more of the benefits of the sound of silence.  […]

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Education

Tiny Surprises for Happiness and Health: (Full Transcript)

B.J. Fogg is a behavior scientist and author. He is the founder and director of the Stanford Behavior Design Lab. Here is the full text of Fogg’s talk titled “Tiny Surprises for Happiness and Health” at TEDxMaui. B.J. Fogg – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT Today I want to share with you my favorite habit. I’m a […]

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Jeanne Pinder: What if All US Health Care Costs Were Transparent? (Transcript)

Jeanne Pinder – TED Residency December 2018 TRANSCRIPT 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; the second one, $2,000; the third one, $6,000. So I’m […]

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Mental Health

How Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Mental Health: Matt Vogl (Transcript)

Matt Vogl — TEDxMileHigh TRANSCRIPT So 16 years ago, I was working nights as a stand-up comic. And I’m not going to lie: right now I’d much rather be holding the microphone in my hand than having it strapped to my face like some nerd doing a TED Talk. Comedy is full of crazy highs and […]

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Mental Health

There’s no Shame in Taking Care of Your Mental Health: Sangu Delle (Transcript)

Sangu Delle – TED Talk TRANSCRIPT Last year was hell. It was my first time eating Nigerian “jollof.” Actually, in all seriousness, I was going through a lot of personal turmoil. Faced with enormous stress, I suffered an anxiety attack. On some days, I could do no work. On other days, I just wanted to […]

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Sleepy Teens: A Public Health Epidemic by Wendy Troxel (Transcript)

Full transcript of sleep expert Wendy Troxel’s TEDx Talk on Sleepy Teens: A public health epidemic at TEDxManhattanBeach conference.   Notable quote from this talk: “But it’s not just my kid that’s being deprived of sleep. Sleep deprivation among American teenagers is an epidemic. Only about one in 10 gets the eight to 10 hours of […]

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Khaliya: What if Most of What We Knew About Mental Health Was Wrong? (Transcript)

Full transcript of philanthropist and public health specialist Khaliya Aga Khan’s TEDx Talk: What if Most of What We Knew About Mental Health Was Wrong? at TEDxBeaconStreet conference. Khaliya Aga Khan is a philanthropist, venture capitalist, public health specialist and active advocate for social change.   Notable quote from the talk:  “What we need in this case, […]

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Brandy Gillmore: Could This Be The Missing Link to Your Health? at TEDxSantaBarbara (Transcript)

Brandy Gillmore – Mind/Body & Energy Expert It’s early spring in March of 2005. I am lying awake in bed, I have been awake most of the night. Finally it’s morning, and I can see through a gap in the drapes that it’s dark gray overcast out. So, it must be around 7:30 because I can […]

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Life & Style

How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime: Nadine Burke Harris (Full Transcript)

Nadine Burke Harris – TRANSCRIPT 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 […]

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Health Care is More Than Just Policy: Rayden Llano at TEDxStanford (Transcript)

Rayden Llano – TRANSCRIPT Today I’d like to talk to you about the woman in the picture behind me. Her name is Hosepha. And she was born in Cuba several years before the communist revolution. The late 1970’s, she would then decide to leave everything she knew behind, determined to give her family a chance […]

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A Window to our Health: Dennis Lo at TEDxCERN (Full Transcript)

Dennis Lo – TRANSCRIPT When I first learned about the molecule of DNA I became fascinated by how such a seemingly simple molecule could uncode the genetic program of life. However this program, like many other programs could be corrupted and could cause life threatening disease like cancer and genetic diseases. And to diagnose these diseases, […]

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How Your Circadian Rhythm Tunes Your Health: Satchin Panda at TEDxYouth@SanDiego 2013

Satchin Panda – TRANSCRIPT Hello. So when I was a student back in India going to school, we lived in a small house. I’d play with my sisters every afternoon when my mother used to cook dinner. One day, in the middle of our play, my sister paused and said, “It must be 5:00 now.” I […]