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How America Is Causing Global Obesity | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

How America Is Causing Global Obesity | Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix

This is our last episode of the year. And I just wanted to say, “Merry Christmas.” You can say it back to me, it’s okay. It’s totally cool. Thank you, yes. We celebrate Muslim Christmas at home. I’m serious, we got the tree and everything. My baby daughter, she saw the tree. She’s like, “Dada… …is this for Jesus?” And I was like, “No, baby, it’s for capitalism.” That’s what it means to be American. But around the world… we’re…

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2019 Summit Award Winners American Society of Hematology

2019 Summit Award Winners American Society of Hematology

♪ [music] ♪ – [Roy] The Sickle Cell Initiative is a portfolio of programs recognizing a need in our community to provide better care for patients with sickle cell disease and to provide better resources for the physicians and scientists around the world who study and do research on sickle cell disease. – [Martha] It started in 2015 when our board decided that they really needed to do something about sickle cell disease. It’s related to hematology. We’re an association…

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Small changes help make a dementia friendly community – Alzheimer’s Society

Small changes help make a dementia friendly community – Alzheimer’s Society

Radio: On air as the sun rises tomorrow morning form seven o’clock here on 107.9FM. Mary: Right. Mary: It’s not raining, good. Mary: Erm, what… shall I? I’ve forgotten… erm… should I? Driver: Listen, just go and sit down, just go and sit down. Mary: Yeah… right. Mary: Erm. Oh… that way… I don’t… what? four… I don’t know… could you pl… I… Mary: Here’s my list. Should I go..? Because I don’t know quite what… Oh dear… Mary: Chicken…

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Drug Discovery Programme – Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Research

Drug Discovery Programme – Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Research

Dementia. It’s the biggest health challenge facing us today. One in three people over the age of 65 will develop dementia. Current treatments only help with the symptoms. for a short while. They don’t stop dementia from progressing. It can take twenty years and hundreds of millions of pounds to develop a new drug from scratch.Tthe 800,000 people living with dementia can’t wait that long. They need help now. Alzheimer’s Society’s groundbreaking Drug Discovery programme takes existing drugs and researches…

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Deaf Culture Is Shifting As Hearing Tech Gains Traction (HBO)

Deaf Culture Is Shifting As Hearing Tech Gains Traction (HBO)

An average of 24000 American children are born deaf or hard of hearing each year. Today more than 40 percent of them receive cochlear implants which can effectively restore their hearing. The technology can be life-changing for children and their families. But it might also signal big changes for a central part of Deaf culture: American Sign Language. I was in shock because like when you hear like your child is almost deaf it’s very hard to handle this. Miriam…

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What Will Happen By 2090!

What Will Happen By 2090!

The future is a big part of our lives, but have you wondered just what will happen in the upcoming decades? Join as we show you event that will happen by 2090! 8. Nuclear War? Alright, let’s start things off with a rather grim topic, but since we’re talking about events that will likely happy in the next 70 or so years, it’s very fair to talk about the dark side of events. Human history is full of wars, so…

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Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat – Special Features –

Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat – Special Features –

Gary Taubes When Weight Gain is a Hormonal Disorder There are two ways to think about this One is it’s a calorie issue, thats the conventional wisdom You eat too much and you get fat It doesn’t matter what you are eating A calorie is a calorie and it’s all about energy So take in more energy then you expend You store the extra in your fat tissue The other way to think about it When we get fat it’s…

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Why attend an Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café? Graham and Sheila’s story

Why attend an Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café? Graham and Sheila’s story

Sheila: The first interaction with anyone, any practical, any practical help was going along to the first, the very first, dementia café and meeting people being welcomed. Debbie: It’s lovely for us as Dementia support workers when we meet new people who have been newly diagnosed or first come to us it’s sort of exciting to be able to tell them about the café’s and about other people there that they will meet. Sheila: When Graham and myself first met…

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CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat (International Subtitles)

CarbLoaded: A Culture Dying to Eat (International Subtitles)

Carb-Loaded: A Culture Dying to Eat This is Lathe I’ve know him and his wife for almost 20 years. In fact, about ten years ago we started our own company together. In 2009, Lathe was 36 years old and weighed 165lbs. He pretty much ate the standard American diet, exercised regularly, and was precisely the same weight he was throughout his senior year of high school. But then Lathe received some shocking news. Okay, you’re Mister Poland…Uhhh Ah yes, you…

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