Health & Medicine

Past event

Vitamin D: Its Role in Risk Reduction for Autism and Breast Cancer

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Wed, Jun 12 2013 - 12:00pm

Program 1: John J. Cannell, M.D., Director, Vitamin D Council Read more »

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Michael B. Eisen: Reinventing Scientific Communication

Wed, Mar 27 2013 - 6:00pm

Michael B. Eisen, Ph.D; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley; Co-founder, Public Library of Science Read more »

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Island Practice

Tue, Mar 19 2013 - 6:00pm

Island Practice

Pam Belluck, Staff Writer, The New York Times; Author, Island Practice

Belluck presents a spirited true story of a colorful, contrarian doctor on the world-famous yet idiosyncratic island of Nantucket. Dr. Timothy Lepore is surgeon, coroner, football team doctor, tick expert, unofficial psychologist, accidental homicide detective and occasional veterinarian. Read more »

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The Great Debate: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?

Wed, Apr 3 2013 - 12:00pm

Kevin Sabet, former senior advisor to President Obama's drug czar; Co-founder, with Patrick Kennedy, Project SAM
Clint Werner, Author, Marijuana Gateway to Health: How Cannabis Protects Us from Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease
Rose Aguilar, Journalist; Radio Host - Moderator Read more »

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The Business of Saving Lives: Innovation, Implementation and Scale-up

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Tue, May 7 2013 - 6:00pm

Jane Chen, Co-founder and CEO, Embrace Innovations; Fellow, TED; Fellow, Echoing Green

Chen and her team wanted to save premature and low-birth-weight babies living in the developing world without access to incubators. From the design of the life-saving technology to its adoption, Chen explains how the Embrace Infant Warmer is helping babies and mothers in countries including India, China, Somalia, Zambia, Uganda, Mexico, Guatemala and soon Afghanistan. Read more »

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