Health care

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of health care.

Exclusive articles about Health care

How to help your doctor give you better care

As a doctor in South Central Los Angeles, I’ve come to realize: my job isn’t just about treating a patient’s symptoms, but about getting to the root cause of what is making them...

Video playlists about Health care

What doctors worry about

12 talks • 3h 21m
We worry about what our doctors will tell us -- and so do they. Doctors, scientists and medical researchers weigh in on health care and better health practices.

The future of medicine

10 talks • 2h 12m
Take this tour of medicine's future with some of the trailblazing doctors charting its course. Once you've seen a transplantable human kidney created from a 3D printer, almost anything is imaginable ...

7 talks with insights on breast cancer

7 talks • 1h 56m
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. Listen as cancer researchers, doctors, technologists and, oh, a dancer, share their perspectives — and learnings — on this disease.

Take charge of your healthcare

10 talks • 2h 18m
You may be the patient. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be an active participant in getting the best possible care. These speakers have ideas on how.

Talks about Health care

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TED Books

TED Book: The Upstream Doctors

The Upstream Doctors: Medical Innovators Track Sickness to Its Source

To contain health-care costs and solve sickness, not just symptoms, physician Rishi Manchanda suggests we need doctors to treat the causes of illness in our everyday lives.
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