Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
So you crashed your bike...if you spend time on two wheels, it is inevitable. Dr. Justin Bosley, Emergency Physician and Sports Medicine Physician, explains what to do right away and days, weeks and months later.
Back pain is common and a specific cause can be difficult to identify. UCSF doctor explains back pain myths, diagnoses, management options and risk factors you can control. Then an orthotic specialist discuss different braces. Recorded on 03/01/2018.
You can't fix healthcare until you fix health. You can't fix health until you fix the diet. You can't fix the diet until you know what's wrong. Endocrinologist Robert Lustig, Dentist Cristen Kearns and Health Policy Expert Laura Schmidt explore how the US food system is going wrong.
Flavio Vincenti, MD; Professor of Medicine and Surgery; Endowed Chair of Kidney Transplantation, UCSF. Recorded on 05/18/2018.
Norah Terrault, MD; Professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery; Director of Viral Hepatitis Research in Liver Transplantation, UCSF. Recorded on 05/18/2018.
Learn how to prevent and treat osteoporosis with Gina Woods, MD, a board-certified endocrinologist. She discusses how to preserve bone health, prevent fractures, and manage osteoporosis care with treatments that may include diet modification, exercise and medication. Recorded on 10/10/2018.
The Obesogens: What You Need to Know - The Exposome and Metabolic Health - 2018 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Bruce Blumberg, PhD, UC Irvine Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology and leader in the field of "obesogens," discusses the role of exposures that disrupt our endocrine systems in the obesity epidemic. Obesogens are a chemicals that can interfere with hormones and can cause weight gain. Recorded on 09/21/2018.
Do Chemicals Make it Harder to Burn Calories? - The Exposome and Metabolic Health - 2018 COAST/SSEW Symposium
Michele La Merrill, PhD, MPH, UC Davis Professor of Environmental Toxicology, discusses how calories are burned and whether some chemicals make it harder for us to burn calories and stay slim. Recorded on 09/21/2018.
Wolfram Alderson, MS, a social impact innovator and expert, discusses how we can remove toxins from our personal ecosystems and our communities. Recorded on 09/21/2018.