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Kelly McGonigal: The Upside of Stress

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Thu, May 21 2015 - 7:00pm

Kelly McGonigal, Health Psychologist; Lecturer, Stanford University; Author, The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It

We’ve all heard stress can make us sick, but can it be a good thing? McGonigal debunks stress myths and shares how it can make us stronger, smarter and happier.

So stop losing sleep – you don’t need to get rid of stress, she says, just learn how to embrace it.

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The Gene Therapy Plan: Taking Control of Your Genetic Destiny with Diet and Lifestyle

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Tue, Apr 28 2015 - 12:00pm

Mitchell Gaynor, M.D.; Founder and President of Gaynor Wellness; Clinical Assistant Professor, Weill-Cornell Medical College Read more »

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Let's Talk about Death: How Boomers Are Transforming the Last Taboo

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Wed, Apr 22 2015 - 5:15pm

Suzette Sherman, CEO, Founder & Blogger, SevenPonds
Peter Stathis, Board of Directors member, SevenPonds Read more »

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The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age

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Wed, Apr 15 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert M. Wachter, M.D., Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Medicine, UCSF; Director, Division of Hospital Medicine Read more »

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Overcoming the Fear of Death

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Mon, Apr 13 2015 - 12:00pm

Kelvin Chin, Consultant; Public Speaker

Why are we so afraid of death? After all, death is inevitable. But what is death? Is it the end, the beginning or a transition? Kelvin Chin will help people rethink how they respond to the death of a loved one and how they think about their own deaths. His new approach is sensitive, insightful and non-religious.

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American Whistleblowers: The Peril and Promise of Science

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Thu, Apr 9 2015 - 6:00pm

Judy Mikovits, Ph.D., Former Director, Antiviral Drug Mechanisms Laboratory, National Cancer Institute; Co-author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth
Kent Heckenlively, Attorney; Science Teacher; Founding Editor, Age of Autism; Co-Author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth
Brian Hooker, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Science and Mathematics Division, Simpson University Read more »

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Technology Coming of Age: In-Home Caregiving

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Tue, Apr 7 2015 - 5:15pm

Richard G. Caro, Co-founder, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC
Brad Kreit, Research Director, Institute for the Future
Christina Irving, LCSW, Family Caregiver Alliance
Moli Steinert, Executive Director, SteppingStone Adult Day Health - Moderator Read more »

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Cannabis Healing Our Kids: A New Paradigm for Recovery

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Mon, Mar 30 2015 - 6:00pm

Thalia Michelle, Executive Director, Mothers Advocating Medical Marijuana for Autism; Co-Founder, The Thinking Moms Revolution
Felicia Carbajal, Co-Founder, California Cannabis Advocates; Educator; Activist
Amanda Reiman, Ph.D., MSW; Manager, Marijuana Law and Policy, Drug Policy Alliance; Doctoral Fellow, National Institute of Health
Christie Dames, CEO, TechTalk/Studio – Moderator Read more »

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How Environmental Factors Induce Autoimmune Disorders

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Fri, Mar 20 2015 - 12:00pm

Aristo Vojdani, Ph.D., Founder, Immunosciences Lab Read more »

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