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Date: 9/8/2017
Clinical psychologist Erik Groessl talks about research showing the value of yoga in reducing pain, improving physical function and overcoming opioid addiction in military veterans, among other patients, in this conversation with Paul J. Mills of UC San Diego.

Date: 9/7/2017
Hollis King and Michael Kurisu, both osteopathic physicians (DO's) at UC San Diego, describe how osteopathy is a hands-on medical treatment that focuses on the structure and function of the whole body, not just symptoms of disease or pain. As they explain to host Paul J. Mills, doctors of osteopathy learn the same curriculum as traditional medical students, but they approach their patients with a more integrative philosophy of healthcare.

Date: 9/1/2017
R. Trigg McClellan, MD, UCSF department of Orthopaedic Surgery, looks at the basics of biomechanics and recent findings.

Date: 8/25/2017
Chelsea Bahney, MD, explains the idea behind regenerative medicine, a topic dealing with replacing, engineering and regenerating human cells in order to return normal function to the body.

Date: 7/10/2017
Learn about trauma and bone injuries in North America and internationally. See what research is being done to improve care of patients with bone injuries. Recorded on 03/09/2017.

Date: 7/3/2017
Explore pain management options for the common orthopaedic conditions of low back pain and knee osteoarthritis. Recorded on 03/02/2017.

Date: 6/26/2017
The skeleton is remarkably engineered to provide structural support, protect vital parts and facilitate movement. Discover bone biomechanics and how we can leverage the properties of bone to better engineer skeletal repair. Recorded on 02/23/2017.

Date: 6/12/2017
Doctors from UCSF department of Orthopaedic Surgery look at injuries to the spine, neck and lower back. Recorded on 03/23/2017.

Date: 3/10/2017
Improving flexibility increases your independence while also decreasing the likelihood of a fall. Lowen Cattolico, UCSF Medical Center, discusses how mobility is important for health.

Date: 10/28/2016
The Sages & Scientists Symposium presents a panel of experts led by Poonacha Machaiah, co-founder of Jiyo, in a discussion on how technology can improve wellness. Machaiah appears as a HumaGram, demonstratiing a new technology for participating in live events from remote locations. Other guests include James Mault, MD of Qualcomm Life, Paddy Barrett of Scripps Translational Science Institute, Paul Duffy of ARHT Media, Moira Burke of Facebook, Simon Leung of NetDragon, Sridhar Solur of Comcast, Rick Stollmeyer of Mindbody , Upasana Kamineni Konidela of Apollo Life, entrepreneur Jeffery Martin and Deepak Chopra, MD, of the Chopra Center and UC San Diego School of Medicine. Recorded on 09/11/2016.

Date: 8/26/2016
Iman Crosson and Natalie Spilger learn about kundalini yoga, a more esoteric style of yoga that has them chanting, giggling and doing some funky postures.

Date: 8/26/2016
Julie Zwillich is introduced to the seven spiritual laws of yoga in part three of her trip to the Chopra Center. She learns that the qualities you learn and develop on the mat often translate to life off the mat. So as yoga helps the body become stronger and more flexible, those qualities translate into the rest of your life.

Date: 8/26/2016
Artist Yuko Kodama shares her inspiring story of healing and transformation and the role of yoga in her recovery. Yuko's cancer began in her mouth, and her art reflects the pain and memory associated with that part of her body. We visit her studio to get an in-depth look at the relationship between her struggle with cancer and her art. We also follow her to the yoga studio with Eddie Stern, Yuko's yoga teacher for almost two decades, who shares his perspective on her illness and recovery, and how yoga practice contributes to spiritual strength and perseverance.

Date: 8/12/2016
Dr. Geoffrey Sheean describes a list of symptoms ALS typically presents with early on, and explains that, because these symptoms often mimic the ordinary effects of the aging process, early detection is often difficult.

Date: 8/12/2016
Eric Freitag speaks on the correlation between a concussion's severity and the advised treatment for such concussion. Further, Dr. Freitag lays out the keys to proper concussion recovery.

Date: 8/5/2016
Dr. Mimi Guarneri explains why exercise is one of the most effective natural remedies for a wide variety of health conditions. She presents data suggesting diet and exercise alone may produce better results than some drugs, and calls into question the mindset of medicine today.

Date: 8/5/2016
Dr. Geoffrey Sheean describes what's going on as Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, progresses, and how it eventually renders a person unable to move at all.

Date: 7/29/2016
The vagus nerve is one of the most influential components of the human body. Best-selling author Dr. Deepak Chopra explains how yoga's various poses target nerves like the vagus and can benefit the body.

Date: 7/29/2016
Dr. Mimi Guarneri, President of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, explains the term "skinny fat" and shows that your weight alone does not provide an adequate picture of general health.

Date: 7/29/2016
Dr. Gary Small examines the correlation between inflammation and memory loss, and explains why exercise may have the power to stave off the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

Date: 6/27/2016
Dr. Sanjay Reddy provides a brief introduction to acupuncture. He explores the "eastern" concepts of health and gives an overview of the applications of acupuncture to pain. He also looks at herbal supplements, exercise, mediation and other ways to help manage pain. Recorded on 03/03/2016.

Date: 4/14/2016
There is substantial evidence suggesting physical activity and maintaining involvement in cognitively stimulating activities buttress cognition as we age. However, the mechanism by which engaged lifestyles exert their positive influence on cognitive aging is not clear. Clinical neuropsychologist Amy Jak explores the relationship between activity levels, cognition and brain changes over time and how participation in physical activity may contribute to positive cognitive functioning in older adults. Recorded on 02/17/2016.

Date: 9/10/2015
As we grow older, we often become concerned about our memory. Dr. Ramin Motarjemi, Assistant Professor of Medicine and geriatrician at UCSD, will speak about memory changes that can occur with age and address common concerns. He will also discuss when to seek assistance, along with providing tips for keeping your memory sharp. Recorded on 7/15/2015.

Date: 6/11/2015
Dr. Darlene Mininni shares how resilience, emotional intelligence and mindfulness can affect physical health. Science consistently shows that positive emotions make a physiological impact on one's life - whether you are 18 or 80 - and Dr. Mininni offers practical advice to bring more well-being into your life. This lecture is part of the Frank B. Roehr Memorial Lecture Series, which was established by Mr. Roehr's daughter, Suzanne Angelucci, to inform the public on topics associated with the power of humor and positive thinking.

Date: 12/8/2014
Exercise is good for you, no matter how old you are. Jacqueline Kerr, UCSD School of Medicine, discusses new findings on physical activity and how to apply novel research to your daily life.
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