Illness

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

Video playlists about Illness

Survivor’s wisdom

13 talks • 3h 0m
Powerful, perspective-shifting talks on what it means to live courageously.

What you need to know about medicine

8 talks • 1h 41m
A lot happens behind the scenes before medicine gets to you. Get a deeper understanding of the drugs and vaccines you may use with these compelling facts and figures.

The link between health and racism

6 talks • 1h 17m
Learn about the detrimental (and even deadly) impact racism has on our minds and bodies — and what society can do to heal and support the wellbeing of all.

Exclusive articles about Illness

What can we learn from how animals cope?

Author of the book Animal Madness, TED Fellow Laurel Braitman shares 5 ways in which animals and humans suffer from similar mental illnesses. Anthropomorphism run amok? You deci...