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The Politics Of Food: What We Eat And Why It Matters

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Ignacio Chapela, Professor, UC Berkeley; Founder, The Mycological Facility, Oaxaca, Mexico
Christopher D. Cook, Author, Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis Read more »

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David Ewing Duncan (1/9/2007)

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David Ewing Duncan is an award-winning, best-selling author of six books, numerous essays, articles and short stories, and is a television, radio and film producer and correspondent. Duncan is on a quest of chemical self-discovery. National Geographic sponsored a test for 320 chemicals he might have picked up from food, drink, the air and ordinary products – compounds acquired by merely living. He ran the tests to learn what substances build up in a typical American over a lifetime and where they might come from. What he found was disturbing. Read more »

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Raj Patel, Activist; Academic; Author, Stuffed and Starved (8/27/2008)

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Raj Patel, Activist; Academic; Author, Stuffed and Starved
In conversation with Dan Imhoff, Author and Publisher, Food Fight; Director, Watershed Media; Host, "Farm and Garden Show" Read more »

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Matt Miller: The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: How to Make Health Care More Efficient (2/11/2009)

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Matt Miller, Contributing Editor, Fortune; Senior Fellow, the Center for American Progress; Host, Left, Right, and Center; Author, The Tyranny of Dead Ideas and The Two-Percent Solution Read more »

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Zeke Emanuel: Health Care: Scrapping the System to Find the Solution (1/8/2009)

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Zeke Emanuel, Chair, Dept. of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health; Author, Healthcare, Guaranteed
John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator Read more »

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Jane M. Hightower, M.D.; Author, Diagnosis Mercury: Money, Politics and Poison (12/9/2008)

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Jane M. Hightower, M.D.; Author, Diagnosis Mercury: Money, Politics and Poison

Hightower will discuss the risk of consuming too much mercury when eating top predator ocean fish such as tuna, swordfish and sharks. She is a San Francisco doctor who discovered in 2000 that many of her patients had the classic symptoms of mercury poisoning, including nausea, trouble concentrating and tiredness, and she traced these symptoms to eating fish several times a week. Public health warnings are still inadequate, she says. Read more »

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Philip Zimbardo, Psychologist; Author, The Lucifer Effect and The Time Paradox (11/12/2008)

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The Time Paradox
 

Philip Zimbardo, Psychologist; Author, The Lucifer Effect and The Time Paradox Read more »

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The Future of Health Care: The Candidates’ Plans

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The Future of Health Care: The Candidates’ Plans Read more »

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Dr. Dean Ornish, M.D., President and Director, Preventive Medicine Research Institute (8/12/2008)

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Dean Ornish, M.D., President and Director, Preventive Medicine Research Institute


Everyone has heard that diet and lifestyle have a profound, long-term impact on our health and well-being. But many people do not take the immediate steps to improve their long-term outlook. Ornish has dedicated himself to improving people’s health, by helping them better understand the choices that lead to a healthy life, through research, education of health professionals and collaboration. Come hear this leader in the field share his insights and knowledge. Read more »

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Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, Commissioner of The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (6/10/2008)

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Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach, Commissioner of The U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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