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A Practical, Holistic Approach to Stress & Wellness in a High Pressure World

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Presented by: Nadia E. Haddad, MD, MS Clinical Instructor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences April 14, 2016 Stress is an undeniable aspect of modern life. Though everyone experiences and responds to stress in an individual way, stress is defined as physical and psychological pressure that causes a disturbance in your body’s natural equilibrium. It’s actually an [...]

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Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment

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Presented by: Joy Wu, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology) February 25, 2016 Most people are aware that as they age, their bones aren’t as strong as when they were young. But many don’t realize how common osteoporosis is. “A pretty significant proportion of the American population has some degree of bone loss,” said Joy [...]

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Sleep Like a Baby: Myths About Insomnia and Aging

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Presented by: Donn Posner, PhD Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences January 28, 2016 Two of the widespread myths about insomnia are that babies get the best sleep—and aging people get the worst. But Donn Posner, PhD, says sleep doesn’t have to be lousy in older people.

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Psychology of Pain: Opening the Medicine Box In Your Mind

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Presented by: Beth Darnall, PhD Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesia November 5, 2015 More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, making it the country’s leading public health problem. But part of the difficulty of dealing with pain is that it’s not just a physical concern, and everyone experiences it differently. “Pain in the body [...]

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Understanding Migraine: A Patient Guide

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Presented by: Meredith Barad, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesia October 22, 2015 Migraine headaches are the most common type of headache, affecting 13 percent of all Americans. It’s the most prevalent health issue in the United States, affecting 36 million people—more cases than diabetes, cancer, and heart disease. Women are three times more likely to [...]

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Latest Advances in Stroke Treatment

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Presented by: Jeremy Heit, MD, PhD Fellow, Neuro-interventional Radiology Stanford University Medical Center April 30, 2015 About 800,000 Americans suffer from a stroke each year—someone every 45 seconds. Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. but the greatest cause of long-term disability. Most people do not die from a stroke, but [...]

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Is a Calorie a Calorie? Processed Food, Experiment Gone Wrong

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Speakers:     Robert Lustig, MD, MSL Professor, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco Christopher Gardner, PhD Professor (Research), Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center April 9, 2015 When TV dinners and fast food options first appeared, they were touted as a method of liberation from the kitchen. Swapping home-cooked meals for snacks, sweets, sugary drinks, and processed [...]

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