Health & Medicine

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Gluten-Free: Chinese Traditional Medicine's 750-Year Perspective

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Wed, Dec 3 2014 - 6:00pm

John Nieters, L.Ac DAOM, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; President, Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences  Read more »

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Undocumented and Uninsured

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Mon, Nov 24 2014 - 6:00pm

John Gressman, President and CEO, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium
Scott Hauge, President and Owner, CAL Insurance & Associates, Inc; Co-Founder and Vice Chairman, Clinic by the Bay
Laurel Lucia, Associate Policy Specialist, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education
Jirayut New Latthivongskorn, Co-founder, Pre-Health Dreamers
Daniel Weintraub, Editor in Chief and Project Director, The California Health Report - Moderator Read more »

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Power to the Patient: A Survivor's Perspective on Health Care

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Wed, Nov 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael O’Neil, Jr., Founder & Chief Executive Officer, GetWellNetwork

An informed patient is a better patient. As a cancer survivor, Michael O’Neil, Jr., founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork, focuses on the importance of engaging, educating and empowering patients in the management of their own health. Read more »

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Cognitive Dimensions of Healthy Lifestyle Habits

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Thu, Oct 30 2014 - 5:15pm

Richard T. Houston, Ed.D., Founder, People Assets and Health Alliance Partners Read more »

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Stanley B. Prusiner: Madness and Memory

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Tue, Oct 28 2014 - 6:00pm

Stanley B. Prusiner, MD, Director, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases; Professor, Department of Neurology, UCSF; Winner, Nobel Prize for Medicine Read more »

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Tech Meets Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

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Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Adam Gazzaley, M.D.; Ph.D; Founding Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, Associate Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry, UCSF Read more »

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Dr. Atul Gawande

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Wed, Oct 22 2014 - 12:30pm

Atul Gawande, Author, The Checklist Manifesto and Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End; Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Professor, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health

Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Integration Officer, Director of the Center for Innovation in Access and Quality, and Director of the eReferral Program, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco — Moderator Read more »

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Eating for Life: The Longevity Kitchen

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Tue, Oct 21 2014 - 6:30pm

Rebecca Katz, Chef; Educator; Author, The Longevity Kitchen and The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen

In conversation with Cathy Curtis, Chair, Bay Gourmet Member-Led Forum; Vice President of Board of Directors, CUESA Read more »

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No More Heart Attacks

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Thu, Oct 9 2014 - 12:00pm

Steve Blake, ScD, Faculty Nutritional Biochemist, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience LLC; Author, Vitamins and Minerals Demystified Read more »

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The Haze Clears: The Checkered Past & Brilliant Future of Medical Marijuana in California

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Fri, Sep 19 2014 - 12:00pm

Michael Backes, Author, Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana; Consultant Read more »

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