huffpost Our Compassion is Being Challenged -- the Opioid crisis in America a military veteran and physician talks about the crisis in West Virginia and the country about the opioid addiction epidemic.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 28, 2017Topics: / / / /
harvard Obesity: Can we stop the epidemic? A Harvard Public Health School look at the complexity of obesity and how we, as a medical community, try to address it.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 20, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: /
tedmed_wh_rgb Why do our brains get addicted a look at obesity from a biochemical perspective
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 8, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / /
TEDx My battle with anorexia Dave Chawner talks about his experience being anorexic
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 8, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
Amy Winehouse: how an eating disorder factored in her death Amy Winehouse lived hard and died young, notorious for drug and alcohol abuse. There was also a significant eating issue - a binge and purge cycle - which was never addressed in her therapy and rarely talked about.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous "Why do we assume they failed the program, rather than that the program failed them?" Read about how the efficacy of 12-step programs, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, are becoming increasingly debated.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 17, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / /
TEDx Sex, drugs and HIV - let's get rational Hear more about how inconsistencies in today's political system may inhibiting preventative measures for the spread of HIV.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 15, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / /
TEDx Why we need to end the War on Drugs Why we should regulate drugs, rather then make such an effort to vanquish the drug trade.
Contributor: Karlen BaderAugust 15, 2016Topics: Keywords: / /
Why do our brains get addicted? Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the NIH, explains why addiction is a brain disease.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJuly 15, 2016Topics: Keywords: /