Public health

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

Video playlists about Public health

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.

Let’s redesign the medical experience!

4 talks • 1h 9m
An exploration of what it would like if the medical industry practiced a more patient-first mentality.

The fabulous life of germs

8 talks • 1h 47m
Germs -- they get around. Learn what their travels and overall existence can teach us about not just ourselves, but the past, present and future of humanity.

Talks about Public health

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Exclusive articles about Public health

How fireflies are beautiful — and useful

Sara Lewis studies fireflies. And it turns out they’re not just a pretty flashing light on a summer night. She explains how a firefly glows — and how humans are harnessing that ...
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TED Books

The Upstream Doctors

by Rishi Manchanda
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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