Health & Medicine

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Fake Silk: The Hidden Story of a Workplace Tragedy

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Wed, Aug 30 2017 - 6:00pm

Dr. Paul D. Blanc, M.D., MSPH, Professor of Medicine and Endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the University of California, San Francisco; Author, How Everyday Products Make People SickFake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon; Blogger, Household Hazards (hosted by Psychology TodayRead more »

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Good Health Starts in Your Home

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Thu, Aug 17 2017 - 6:00pm

Beth Greer, The Super Natural Mom®; Journalist; Author, Super Natural Home

What if you could get healthy by simply changing your home environment? Every day, we’re exposed to hundreds of untested chemicals: additives in food, endocrine disruptors in soap and shampoo, fumes in household cleaners. These chemicals comprise your “body burden” and can exacerbate allergies, asthma, fatigue, cough, headache and more serious health conditions. Read more »

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There Is No Good Card for This

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Tue, Jun 27 2017 - 6:00pm

Dr. Kelsey Crowe, Author; Speaker; Founder, Help Each Other Out
Dr. B.J. Miller Jr., Hospice and Palliative Care Specialist, UCSF Medical Center Read more »

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Life After Diagnosis

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Thu, Jun 15 2017 - 6:00pm

Dr. Steven Z. Pantilat, M.D., Professor of Medicine, the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); Kates-Burnard and Hellman Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care; Founding Director, the UCSF Palliative Care Program Read more »

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Kaiser Permanente Medical Chief Dr. Robert Pearl: Getting the Mistakes out of Health Care

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Tue, May 30 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Robert Pearl, Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group; Author, Mistreated: Why We Think We’re Getting Good Health Care–And Why We’re Usually Wrong; Twitter Read more »

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Sleep Apnea: Creating Seamless Accountability for the Patient

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Thu, May 18 2017 - 6:00pm

Robert Koenigsberg, CEO, SleepQuest, Inc.
William C. Dement, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Advisor, SleepQuest, Inc. 

The program will feature a presentation on how to diagnose and treat sleep apnea. Robert Koenigsberg, founder and CEO of SleepQuest, and William Dement, the world's leading authority on sleep, will give a number tips on how to get a good night's sleep and why this is important for overall health. Read more »

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Autoimmune Fix

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Thu, May 18 2017 - 12:00pm

Dr. Tom O'Bryan, Author, The Autoimmune Fix; Faculty Member, Institute for Functional Medicine Read more »

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The Creatures Within Us

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Wed, May 3 2017 - 7:00pm

Henreich Jasper, Ph.D., Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Brian Kennedy, Ph.D., Professor, Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Will Ludington, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Ludington Lab at the University of California, Berkeley

This program is sponsored by Relevant Wealth Advisors and by an anonymous donor. Read more »

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John Mackey: Co-Founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market

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Mon, May 1 2017 - 7:00pm

John Mackey, Co-founder and CEO, Whole Foods Market; Co-author, The Whole Foods Diet: The Lifesaving Plan for Health and Longevity

This program is part of our Food Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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