TED Health

TED Health


What does exercise do to your brain? Can psychedelics treat depression? From smart daily habits to new medical breakthroughs, welcome to TED Health, with host Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider. TED speakers answer questions you never even knew you had, and share ideas you won't hear anywhere else, all around how we can live healthier lives.

Categories: Health

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Global obesity rates are on the rise, but body shaming campaigns are doing more harm than good, says medical anthropologist Nancy N. Chen. Reflecting on how the cultural histories of body ideals have changed over time, she offers a new way to view ourselves and our health by enhancing body diversity to close the gap between what's ideal and what's real.

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  • 281 - The inaccurate link between body ideals and health | Nancy N. Chen 
    Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 0h
  • 280 - We can make COVID-19 the last pandemic | Bill Gates 
    Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 0h
  • 279 - Inside the bizarre world of internet trolls and propagandists | Andrew Marantz 
    Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 0h
  • 278 - How comic strips create better health care | Sam Hester 
    Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 0h
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    Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 0h
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