TEDTalks Health

TEDTalks Health


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TEDTalks Health

From way-new medical breakthroughs to smart daily health habits, doctors and researchers share their discoveries about medicine and well-being onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
Title Date Listen Download
How doctors can help low-income patients (and still make a profit) | P.J. Parmar Feb 12, 2019 Listen Download
Why noise is bad for your health -- and what you can do about it | Mathias Basner Feb 12, 2019 Listen Download
What your breath could reveal about your health | Julian Burschka Feb 7, 2019 Listen Download
A life-saving device that detects silent heart attacks | Akash Manoj Jan 17, 2019 Listen Download
In the opioid crisis, here's what it takes to save a life | Jan Rader Jan 2, 2019 Listen Download
How isolation fuels opioid addiction | Rachel Wurzman Oct 29, 2018 Listen Download
What Americans agree on when it comes to health | Rebecca Onie Oct 10, 2018 Listen Download
What doctors should know about gender identity | Kristie Overstreet Oct 2, 2018 Listen Download
How we could teach our bodies to heal faster | Kaitlyn Sadtler Sep 20, 2018 Listen Download
Why the hospital of the future will be your own home | Niels van Namen Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
How to create a world where no one dies waiting for a transplant | Luhan Yang Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
A new way to fund health care for the most vulnerable | Andrew Bastawrous Sep 10, 2018 Listen Download
A love letter to realism in a time of grief | Simone George Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
What commercialization is doing to cannabis | Ben Cort Sep 5, 2018 Listen Download
How cancer cells communicate -- and how we can slow them down | Hasini Jayatilaka Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
You may be accidentally investing in cigarette companies | Bronwyn King Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
The agony of opioid withdrawal -- and what doctors should tell patients about it | Travis Rieder Jun 28, 2018 Listen Download
What if we eliminated one of the world's oldest diseases? | Caroline Harper Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod Jun 20, 2018 Listen Download
The critical role librarians play in the opioid crisis | Chera Kowalski Jun 5, 2018 Listen Download
How to start a conversation about suicide | Jeremy Forbes May 24, 2018 Listen Download
The harm reduction model of drug addiction treatment | Mark Tyndall Apr 18, 2018 Listen Download
Math can help uncover cancer's secrets | Irina Kareva Apr 3, 2018 Listen Download
Our fight for disability rights -- and why we're not done yet | Judith Heumann Mar 30, 2018 Listen Download
What if we paid doctors to keep people healthy? | Matthias Müllenbeck Mar 26, 2018 Listen Download
A rite of passage for late life | Bob Stein Mar 20, 2018 Listen Download
Can I have your brain? The quest for truth on concussions and CTE | Chris Nowinski Mar 19, 2018 Listen Download
What I learned when I conquered the world's toughest triathlon | Minda Dentler Mar 5, 2018 Listen Download
How to connect with depressed friends | Bill Bernat Mar 2, 2018 Listen Download
The brain-changing benefits of exercise | Wendy Suzuki Feb 28, 2018 Listen Download
Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda Feb 14, 2018 Listen Download
The dangerous evolution of HIV | Edsel Salvaña Jan 23, 2018 Listen Download
The hidden role informal caregivers play in health care | Scott Williams Jan 17, 2018 Listen Download
Talk about your death while you're still healthy | Michelle Knox Jan 16, 2018 Listen Download
Medical tech designed to meet Africa's needs | Soyapi Mumba Jan 9, 2018 Listen Download
Our treatment of HIV has advanced. Why hasn't the stigma changed? | Arik Hartmann Jan 4, 2018 Listen Download
Want to get great at something? Get a coach | Atul Gawande Dec 15, 2017 Listen Download
A new weapon in the fight against superbugs | David Brenner Dec 14, 2017 Listen Download
The brain benefits of deep sleep -- and how to get more of it | Dan Gartenberg Dec 5, 2017 Listen Download
The science of cells that never get old | Elizabeth Blackburn Nov 27, 2017 Listen Download
I don't want children -- stop telling me I'll change my mind | Christen Reighter Nov 16, 2017 Listen Download
The surprisingly charming science of your gut | Giulia Enders Nov 2, 2017 Listen Download
We can hack our immune cells to fight cancer | Elizabeth Wayne Oct 17, 2017 Listen Download
Don't suffer from your depression in silence | Nikki Webber Allen Oct 5, 2017 Listen Download
How digital DNA could help you make better health choices | Jun Wang Sep 18, 2017 Listen Download
A forgotten ancient grain that could help Africa prosper | Pierre Thiam Sep 13, 2017 Listen Download
The secret to living longer may be your social life | Susan Pinker Aug 18, 2017 Listen Download
Let's end ageism | Ashton Applewhite Aug 9, 2017 Listen Download
A simple new blood test that can catch cancer early | Jimmy Lin Jul 25, 2017 Listen Download
Lifesaving scientific tools made of paper | Manu Prakash Jul 10, 2017 Listen Download
Science didn't understand my kids' rare disease until I decided to study it | Sharon Terry Jun 15, 2017 Listen Download
When I die, recompose me | Katrina Spade Jun 14, 2017 Listen Download
No one should die because they live too far from a doctor | Raj Panjabi Jun 1, 2017 Listen Download
When Black women walk, things change | Vanessa Garrison May 19, 2017 Listen Download
There's no shame in taking care of your mental health | Sangu Delle May 4, 2017 Listen Download
What you can do to prevent Alzheimer's | Lisa Genova Apr 28, 2017 Listen Download
A video game to cope with grief | Amy Green Apr 19, 2017 Listen Download
A simple birth kit for mothers in the developing world | Zubaida Bai Apr 13, 2017 Listen Download
An intergalactic guide to using a defibrillator | Todd Scott Apr 12, 2017 Listen Download
How racism makes us sick | David R. Williams Apr 6, 2017 Listen Download
Addiction is a disease. We should treat it like one | Michael Botticelli Mar 29, 2017 Listen Download
A burial practice that nourishes the planet | Caitlin Doughty Mar 13, 2017 Listen Download
What I learned from 2,000 obituaries | Lux Narayan Mar 1, 2017 Listen Download
How racism harms pregnant women -- and what can help | Miriam Zoila Pérez Feb 13, 2017 Listen Download
New nanotech to detect cancer early | Joshua Smith Feb 8, 2017 Listen Download
Could a drug prevent depression and PTSD? | Rebecca Brachman Dec 14, 2016 Listen Download
We can start winning the war against cancer | Adam de la Zerda Oct 5, 2016 Listen Download
A new way to heal hearts without surgery | Franz Freudenthal Sep 9, 2016 Listen Download
What we can do to die well | Timothy Ihrig Aug 23, 2016 Listen Download
The taboo secret to better health | Molly Winter Aug 10, 2016 Listen Download
How barbershops can keep men healthy | Joseph Ravenell May 26, 2016 Listen Download
Your words may predict your future mental health | Mariano Sigman May 24, 2016 Listen Download
Good news in the fight against pancreatic cancer | Laura Indolfi May 17, 2016 Listen Download
Simple hacks for life with Parkinson's | Mileha Soneji Mar 10, 2016 Listen Download
What really happens when you mix medications? | Russ Altman Mar 2, 2016 Listen Download
The brain may be able to repair itself -- with help | Jocelyne Bloch Feb 15, 2016 Listen Download
How we'll fight the next deadly virus | Pardis Sabeti Feb 4, 2016 Listen Download
How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed | Daniel Levitin Oct 30, 2015 Listen Download
4 powerful poems about Parkinson's and growing older | Robin Morgan Sep 25, 2015 Listen Download
How young blood might help reverse aging. Yes, really | Tony Wyss-Coray Aug 19, 2015 Listen Download
Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari Jul 9, 2015 Listen Download
What do we do when antibiotics don't work any more? | Maryn McKenna Jun 25, 2015 Listen Download
Physical therapy is boring -- play a game instead | Cosmin Mihaiu May 19, 2015 Listen Download
Programming bacteria to detect cancer (and maybe treat it) | Tal Danino May 7, 2015 Listen Download
Why we laugh | Sophie Scott Apr 30, 2015 Listen Download
The next outbreak? We're not ready | Bill Gates Apr 3, 2015 Listen Download
How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris Feb 17, 2015 Listen Download
Why we all need to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch Feb 16, 2015 Listen Download
My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe | Kenneth Shinozuka Feb 12, 2015 Listen Download
Humanity vs. Ebola. How we could win a terrifying war | Bruce Aylward Feb 3, 2015 Listen Download
Why some people find exercise harder than others | Emily Balcetis Nov 25, 2014 Listen Download
This gel can make you stop bleeding instantly | Joe Landolina Nov 20, 2014 Listen Download
What your doctor won’t disclose | Leana Wen Nov 13, 2014 Listen Download
The coming crisis in antibiotics | Ramanan Laxminarayan Nov 10, 2014 Listen Download
Yes, I survived cancer. But that doesn't define me | Debra Jarvis Oct 30, 2014 Listen Download
The simple power of hand-washing | Myriam Sidibe Oct 14, 2014 Listen Download
One more reason to get a good night's sleep | Jeff Iliff Oct 13, 2014 Listen Download
Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you | Meaghan Ramsey Oct 7, 2014 Listen Download
A neural portrait of the human mind | Nancy Kanwisher Oct 2, 2014 Listen Download
“Am I dying?” The honest answer. | Matthew O'Reilly Sep 25, 2014 Listen Download
What makes us get sick? Look upstream | Rishi Manchanda Sep 15, 2014 Listen Download
How to live passionately—no matter your age | Isabel Allende Sep 3, 2014 Listen Download
Own your body's data | Talithia Williams Aug 11, 2014 Listen Download
The hunt for "unexpected genetic heroes" | Stephen Friend May 29, 2014 Listen Download
A glimpse of life on the road | Kitra Cahana May 28, 2014 Listen Download
How I help transgender teens become who they want to be | Norman Spack Apr 16, 2014 Listen Download
Can the damaged brain repair itself? | Siddharthan Chandran Feb 24, 2014 Listen Download
A new way to grow bone | Molly Stevens Feb 18, 2014 Listen Download
His and hers … healthcare | Paula Johnson Jan 22, 2014 Listen Download
Demo: A needle-free vaccine patch that's safer and way cheaper | Mark Kendall Jan 14, 2014 Listen Download
Why dieting doesn't usually work | Sandra Aamodt Jan 8, 2014 Listen Download
How an obese town lost a million pounds | Mick Cornett Jan 2, 2014 Listen Download
Depression, the secret we share | Andrew Solomon Dec 18, 2013 Listen Download
How societies can grow old better | Jared Diamond Nov 25, 2013 Listen Download
How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal Sep 4, 2013 Listen Download
Why do we sleep? | Russell Foster Aug 14, 2013 Listen Download
The voices in my head | Eleanor Longden Aug 8, 2013 Listen Download
Better baby care -- thanks to Formula 1 | Peter van Manen Aug 1, 2013 Listen Download
The fastest ambulance? A motorcycle | Eli Beer Jul 30, 2013 Listen Download
In our baby's illness, a life lesson | Roberto D'Angelo + Francesca Fedeli Jul 24, 2013 Listen Download
The big-data revolution in healthcare | Joel Selanikio Jul 2, 2013 Listen Download
Prepare for a good end of life | Judy MacDonald Johnston May 22, 2013 Listen Download
Got a meeting? Take a walk | Nilofer Merchant Apr 29, 2013 Listen Download
Toward a new understanding of mental illness | Thomas Insel Apr 16, 2013 Listen Download
Let's talk crap. Seriously. | Rose George Apr 15, 2013 Listen Download
Health care should be a team sport | Eric Dishman Apr 11, 2013 Listen Download
We're covered in germs. Let's design for that. | Jessica Green Mar 25, 2013 Listen Download
We need better drugs -- now | Francis Collins Mar 21, 2013 Listen Download
A guerilla gardener in South Central LA | Ron Finley Mar 6, 2013 Listen Download
The secret to desire in a long-term relationship | Esther Perel Feb 14, 2013 Listen Download
Could the sun be good for your heart? | Richard Weller Jan 17, 2013 Listen Download
Pool medical patents, save lives | Ellen 't Hoen Dec 10, 2012 Listen Download
Want to be happier? Stay in the moment | Matt Killingsworth Nov 5, 2012 Listen Download
What's so funny about mental illness? | Ruby Wax Oct 10, 2012 Listen Download
A story about knots and surgeons | Ed Gavagan Sep 21, 2012 Listen Download
Mental health for all by involving all | Vikram Patel Sep 11, 2012 Listen Download
How to step up in the face of disaster | Morgan O'Neill Aug 14, 2012 Listen Download
A test for Parkinson's with a phone call | Max Little Aug 7, 2012 Listen Download
The game that can give you 10 extra years of life | Jane McGonigal Jul 9, 2012 Listen Download
How I'm preparing to get Alzheimer's | Alanna Shaikh Jul 3, 2012 Listen Download
A tale of mental illness -- from the inside | Elyn Saks Jun 29, 2012 Listen Download
Are we over-medicalized? | Ivan Oransky Jun 19, 2012 Listen Download
What if our healthcare system kept us healthy? | Rebecca Onie Jun 12, 2012 Listen Download

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