Health & Medicine

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Unlocking the Body's Hidden Treasures

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Christopher S. Lynch, CEO, Ancient Advantage

For 4,000 years, chi kung, meditation and tai chi have been used by people seeking to increase energy and unlock the body’s vibrant health. Of all the health trends today, self-care is by far the most promising, says Lynch. He will discuss and demonstrate a variety of practices that he says are simple but highly effective self-healing techniques. He will also address how these techniques can be customized. Read more »

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How to Become the Healthiest Nation

Julie Gerberding, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Only a nickel out of every medical-care dollar spent goes toward keeping Americans healthy, says Gerberding. She proposes changing the way we think about personal health care. Changes include making our communities healthier by creating more bicycle lanes and walkable sidewalks, making school lunches nutritious and banning smoking in public areas. Read more »

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Bias in Drug Trials

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Lisa Bero, Professor, School of Pharmacy, UCSF Read more »

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The Health Needs of Children in Their Own Words

Wed, Apr 20 2011 - 6:00pm

The Health Needs of Children in Their Own Words

This program is postponed. New date: June 22. Register here.

 

Patty James, Founder, Shine the Light on Kids, Shinethelightonkids.org Read more »

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Digestive Health

Tue, May 3 2011 - 6:00pm

Digestive Health

Liz Lipski, Ph.D. and C.C.N.
Richard Auld, M.D.
Len Saputo, M.D.

Three experts will discuss the most common maladies of the digestive tract, such as belching, bloating and flatulence, heartburn, inflammatory bowel disease, constipation and dietary fiber intake, absorption of nutrients, and the effects of aging and medication on the digestive tract.

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

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Old Solutions for New Problems: The Relevance of Traditional Chinese Medicine Today

John Nieters, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; Certified in Integrated Diabetes Care, Xin Hua Hospital Read more »

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Menopause Demystified: Cutting-Edge Information for Making Informed Decisions

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Marcia Stefanick, Ph.D., Professor (Research) of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research
Shiroko Sokitch, M.D., Marin County Doctor
Nancy Milliken, M.D., Director, UCSF Women’s Health - Moderator Read more »

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Digging in the Archives: Why It Matters That the U.S. Government Apologized For Medical Research in

Mon, Mar 21 2011 - 6:00pm

Digging in the Archives: Why It Matters that the U.S. Government Apologized for Medical Research in Guatemala

This program is postponed

Susan Reverby, Ph.D., Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Wellesley

In October, President Obama apologized to the Guatemalan government for syphilis inoculation studies done by the U.S. Read more »

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Biologic Knee Replacements

Wed, Mar 16 2011 - 6:00pm

Biologic Knee Replacements

Kevin Stone, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon

More than 800,000 total knee replacements are performed yearly, and that number continues to rise. Stone is pioneering biologic joint repair – a surgical technique that uses a patient’s own stem cells and donor meniscus cartilage to forestall or avoid invasive surgeries such as total knee replacement. Read more »

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