Health & Medicine

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Modernizing Medicare and Medicaid: How to Upgrade America's Health Care

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1:03:28

Donald Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Sarah Varney, KQED Health Reporter, “The California Report” and “Health Dialogues” - Moderator Read more »

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Laurie David, Producer, An Inconvenient Truth (11/9/2010)

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Laurie David, Producer, An Inconvenient Truth; Author, The Family Dinner

Research has shown that children who have regular dinners together with their parents do better in almost all areas of life, from higher grades in school to maintaining loving relationships, to avoiding bad behaviors like drugs, alcohol, and promiscuity. David presents practical and inspirational ways to keep your family at the table. Read more »

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Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (7/22/2010)

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1:06:56

Thomas Frieden, M.D., M.Ph., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Administrator, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Haile T. Debas, Executive Director, UCSF Global Health Sciences; chancellor emeritus, ucsf; Dean Emeritus, UCSF School of Medicine - Moderator Read more »

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California Health Care and the Stimulus: The Promises, Possibilities and Pitfalls

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1:06:46

Toby Douglas, Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Health Care Services
Elizabeth Imholz, Special Projects Director, Consumer’s Union
David Lansky, President and CEO, the Pacific Business Group on Health
Jim Dempsey, Vice President for Public Policy, the Center for Democracy and Technology

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The Economic Case for Health-Care Reform (6/8/2009)

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1:05:43

Christina Romer, Chair, President’s Council of Economic Advisers Read more »

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Donald Abrams: Integrated Cancer Care (4/27/2009)

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1:05:26

Donald Abrams, M.D., Integrative Oncology UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine; Chief, Hematology-Oncology, San Francisco General Hospital Read more »

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

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1:01:44

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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1:04:08

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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1:05:09

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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