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The Experience of TEDMED 2013

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

So what's really the point of TEDMED? To liberate from routine and help our most innovative thinkers take chances and do things they wouldn't normally do, see things through a different lens. Innovate our way to a better future.

5 Things You Don't Know About Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 04.18.2013 | Healthy Living

photo courtesy of TEDMED Earlier this month, President Obama announced a proposal to fully map the activity of the human brain. The initiative woul...

How TEDMED 'Groupinspire' Could Change the World

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 06.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Layla McCay

Making delegates believe their attendance at a conference will change the world -- and dashing off to do it as a result -- is surely the Holy Grail of conference organizers. Perhaps they should be looking to TED/TEDMED for clues to the formula.

We Can Aim for More Than a Long, Sick, Expensive Life

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

The problem is actually that we're living longer, but the longevity is fueled by very expensive chronic diseases that were preventable. The dream of living a long, healthy life has been replaced by living a long, sick life.

First Impressions of Our Future Health: Thoughts From TEDMED 2012

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

This week, I have seen a potential future of the nation's health -- and heard from and interacted with some of the players that are trying to impact and improve it.

Choosing the TEDMED 20 Great Challenges of Health Care

Rosina Samadani | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Rosina Samadani

Next week, 1,200 innovators, entrepreneurs, industry and government stakeholders, artists, and health care practitioners will attend the annual TEDMED conference in Washington, D.C.

'Superorgans' Could Revolutionize Organ Transplantation

TEDMED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Imagine: Two lungs are removed from a person and replaced with the lungs of another human being. And the body survives. It's a medical marvel, said Sh...

TEDMED 2010: Danny Hillis On Proteomics: A 'Radical Approach' To Treating Cancer (VIDEO)

TEDMED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

No doubt genomics and the mapping of the human genome is one of the great triumphs of modern science, supplying remarkable insight into the function a...

TEDMED 2010: Today's Leaders In Health And Medicine (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The annual TEDMED conference brings together the top minds in the industry to foster conversations on the health care and medical industries -- approa...

TED Talks: Philip Low On New Sleep Technology at TED MED: Streaming Brainwaves To Your Cell Phone (VIDEO)

TED MED | Meghan Neal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Understand sleep, and you could have the key to unlock some of the biggest neurological disorders affecting our health. Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, de...