Health & Medicine

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The Long Quest for Health Care Reform: A Bay Area Doctor's Belief in Health Care as a Right

Tue, Aug 25 2009 - 6:00pm

The Long Quest for Health Care Reform: A Bay Area Doctor's Belief in Health Care as a Right

Tom Debley, Director, KP Heritage Resources; Author, The Story of Dr. Sidney R. Garfield: The Visionary Who Turned Sick Care into Health Care

From FDR's era to today, the U.S. government has not lived up to many Americans' hopes for universal health-care coverage. With another attempt in the works, one voice has been constant – even now, a quarter century after his death. It¹s that of Sidney Garfield, co-founder of Kaiser Permanente. Read more »

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Len Saputo: A Return to Healing: Radical Healthcare Reform and the Future of Medicine

Tue, Jun 9 2009 - 6:00pm

A Return to Healing: Radical Health-Care Reform and the Future of Medicine

Len Saputo, M.D., Founder and Director, Health Medicine Forum

Saputo tells us the story of the struggling U.S. health-care system – how it got to this point and what we can do to fix it. Read more »

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Raymond Francis: Never Be Sick Again

Tue, Jun 2 2009 - 6:00pm

Never Be Sick Again

Raymond Francis, Director, Beyond Health; Author

Francis is an MIT-trained scientist and an internationally recognized leader in optimal health maintenance. He will discuss how to stay or become healthy in the modern world with all its temptations – particularly junk food. Francis’ insights –based on curing himself from a life-threatening illness 25 years ago – make this program a must-see. 

MLF: Health & Medicine
Location:
Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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David A. Kessler: The End of Overeating

Fri, May 8 2009 - 12:00pm

The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the American Appetite

David A. Kessler, M.D., Former Commissioner, U.S. Federal Drug Administration; Professor of Medicine, UCSF

Drawing on years of extensive research and interviews with medical experts and industry insiders, Kessler tears the brightly colored packaging off the food business to reveal the startling cultural, biological and psychological influences that have produced a nation of people hardwired to overeat. Read more »

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Health Care Reform Now!

Published in:
Wed, Mar 7 2007

Halvorson, George C- Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, 2002-

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Digital Health: What's in the Future?

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Mon, Sep 18 2006

Griffin, Tara
Kessler, Andy 
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The Health of Africa: A Look into the 21st Century

Published in:
Mon, Aug 7 2006

Keasling, Jay D. 
Leslie, Joanne 
Mukenge, Muadi
Padian, Nancy
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The Future of the U.S. Healthcare System

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Tue, Mar 14 2006

Leavitt, Michael O. (Michael, Okerlund), 1951 - Governor, Utah, 1993-2003; administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2003-05; secretary, United States Health and Human Services, 2005-09

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My Toxic Body

Mon, Jan 9 2006

Duncan, David Ewing- Contributing Editor and Columnist, Conde Nast Portfolio; Chief Correspondent, NPR's "Biotech Nation"; Commentator, NPR's "Morning Edition"; Director, UC Berkeley Cent Read more »

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Female Physicians Crusading for Women's Health

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Wed, Nov 30 2005

Meckstroth, Karen
Mulvihill, Kim 
Padian, Nancy
Robb- Nicholson, Celeste

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