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.

The agony of opioid withdrawal -- and what doctors should tell patients about it | Travis Rieder

2 years ago ● 16 minutes
The United States accounts for five percent of the world's population but consumes almost 70 perce

What if we eliminated one of the world's oldest diseases? | Caroline Harper

2 years ago ● 21 minutes
Thousands of years ago, ancient Nubians drew pictures on tomb walls of a terrible disease that tur

How we can bring mental health support to refugees | Essam Daod

2 years ago ● 28 minutes
The global refugee crisis is a mental health catastrophe, leaving millions in need of psychologica

The critical role librarians play in the opioid crisis | Chera Kowalski

2 years ago ● 26 minutes
Public libraries have always been about more than just books -- and their mission of community suppo

How to start a conversation about suicide | Jeremy Forbes

3 years ago ● 45 minutes
Is there someone in your life dealing with anxiety, depression or thoughts of suicide -- but is to

The coming crisis in antibiotics | Ramanan Laxminarayan

6 years ago ● 14 minutes
Antibiotic drugs save lives. But we simply use them too much — and often for non-lifesaving

Yes, I survived cancer. But that doesn't define me | Debra Jarvis

6 years ago ● 16 minutes
Debra Jarvis had worked as a hospital chaplain for nearly 30 years when she was diagnosed with cance

The simple power of hand-washing | Myriam Sidibe

6 years ago ● 11 minutes
Myriam Sidibe is a warrior in the fight against childhood disease. Her weapon of choice? A bar of

One more reason to get a good night's sleep | Jeff Iliff

6 years ago ● 11 minutes
The brain uses a quarter of the body's entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two per

Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you | Meaghan Ramsey

6 years ago ● 12 minutes
About 10,000 people a month Google the phrase, “Am I ugly?” Meaghan Ramsey of
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