Health & Medicine

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Longevity Collective Discussion Group: Better Aging. You. Your Parents.

Mon, Jun 8 2015 - 6:30pm

Join a discussion of new and emerging solutions to the challenges of growing older. In this group you can find out about new products that can help postpone the day when growing older starts to get in the way of living life to the fullest. Feel free to share your ideas about what works and what does not work well with others from your community and members of other circles. Contribute your ideas for solutions that need to be developed to the Longevity Collective’s growing list of new product ideas. Read more »

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Nutrition: The Forgotten, Maligned Science

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Fri, Jun 5 2015 - 12:00pm

T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Cornell University; Director, The T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies; Author, The China Study Read more »

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Medical Innovation: How Can We Get the Right Technology at the Right Price?

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Thu, Jun 4 2015 - 12:00pm

James C. Robinson, Professor of Health Economics and Chair of Berkeley Center for Health Technology, UC Berkeley Read more »

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Kelly McGonigal: The Upside of Stress

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Thu, May 21 2015 - 7:00pm

Kelly McGonigal, Health Psychologist; Lecturer, Stanford University; Author, The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It
Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer, SAP - Moderator

We’ve all heard stress can make us sick, but can it be a good thing? McGonigal debunks stress myths and shares how it can make us stronger, smarter and happier.

So stop losing sleep – you don’t need to get rid of stress, she says, just learn how to embrace it.

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The Gene Therapy Plan: Taking Control of Your Genetic Destiny with Diet and Lifestyle

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Tue, Apr 28 2015 - 12:00pm

Mitchell Gaynor, M.D.; Founder and President of Gaynor Wellness; Clinical Assistant Professor, Weill-Cornell Medical College Read more »

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Let's Talk about Death: How Boomers Are Transforming the Last Taboo

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Wed, Apr 22 2015 - 5:15pm

Suzette Sherman, CEO, Founder & Blogger, SevenPonds
Peter Stathis, Board of Directors member, SevenPonds Read more »

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The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age

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Wed, Apr 15 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert M. Wachter, M.D., Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Medicine, UCSF; Director, Division of Hospital Medicine Read more »

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Overcoming the Fear of Death

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Mon, Apr 13 2015 - 12:00pm

Kelvin Chin, Consultant; Public Speaker

Why are we so afraid of death? After all, death is inevitable. But what is death? Is it the end, the beginning or a transition? Kelvin Chin will help people rethink how they respond to the death of a loved one and how they think about their own deaths. His new approach is sensitive, insightful and non-religious.

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American Whistleblowers: The Peril and Promise of Science

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Thu, Apr 9 2015 - 6:00pm

Judy Mikovits, Ph.D., Former Director, Antiviral Drug Mechanisms Laboratory, National Cancer Institute; Co-author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth
Kent Heckenlively, Attorney; Science Teacher; Founding Editor, Age of Autism; Co-Author, Plague: One Scientist's Intrepid Search for the Truth
Brian Hooker, Ph.D., P.E., Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Science and Mathematics Division, Simpson University Read more »

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