Health & Medicine

Past event

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 »

Past event

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 »

podcast

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 »

podcast

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 »

Past event

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 »

Past event

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 »

Past event

Stress: The New Biological Clock -- How we can turn it back

Thu, Mar 3 2011 - 6:00pm

Stress: The New Biological Clock – How We Can Turn It Back

This program is sold out

Elissa Epel, Ph.D., Health Psychologist, UCSF
Calvin Harley, Ph.D., pioneer in telomere biology
Jue Lin, Ph.D., Telomere/telomerase assay specialist in Elizabeth Blackburn's lab, UCSF
Thea Singer, Author, Stress Less

Groundbreaking science by Nobel Prize Winner Elizabeth Blackburn and health psychologist Elissa Epel links psychological stress Read more »

Past event

Addressing the Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam

Fri, Feb 25 2011 - 12:00pm

Addressing the Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam

Bob Edgar, President and CEO, Common Cause
Charles R. Bailey, Director, Ford Foundation Special Initiative on Agent Orange/Dioxin

Wars don’t end when the guns fall silent. Thirty-five years after the end of the Vietnam War, the legacy of Agent Orange - dioxin contaminated soils and a heavy burden of disability on people in Vietnam as well as on American veterans - continues to be a challenge. Read more »

Past event

The Fatigue Prescription

Wed, Feb 16 2011 - 6:00pm

The Fatigue Prescription

Linda Hawes Clever, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF; Founder, RENEW

How in the world did you get so busy? The reasons are legion, and Clever will describe some of them. She will also outline consequences of overload and signs of trouble before she gives tips, self-assessment guides and a doctor's best advice on how to deal with competing demands. The goal, she says, is to maintain or regain your sense of meaning, your creativity and even joy. Read more »

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