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    The Importance of Community Engagement In the Care of COVID-19

    The Importance of Community Engagement In the Care of COVID-19

    Dr. Diane Havlir knows it takes a community to end a pandemic. Latinx was particualry hard hit with COVID-19. She talks about what Unidos en Salud did to respond to the virus and where things stand in the race between the virus and the vaccine.
    Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37137]

    • 48 min
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    Precision Genomics and Immunotherapy: Cancer and Beyond - Exploring Ethics

    Precision Genomics and Immunotherapy: Cancer and Beyond - Exploring Ethics

    Breakthroughs in genomics and targeted therapies are revolutionizing the practice of clinical oncology. Precision genomics and immunotherapy offer promise to improve outcomes in cancer, but doing so means we need to move beyond historical models for cancer diagnosis and treatment. Razelle Kurzrock, MD discusses insights from this rapidly changing field and addresses some of the ethical challenges that must be met if we are to transform the lives of patients with cancer. Series: "Exploring Ethics" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36637]

    • 1 hr 18 min
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    A Closer Look at...Spinal Cord Injury

    A Closer Look at...Spinal Cord Injury

    Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD, Bob Yant, and Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, PhD discuss the newest research and treatments for spinal cord injury, including how neural stem cells may be leveraged to potentially regain function. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 37102]

    • 1 hr 20 min
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    Cultivating Emotion Awareness and Fierce Compassion

    Cultivating Emotion Awareness and Fierce Compassion

    Eve Ekman is a contemplative social scientist and teacher in the field of emotional awareness and burnout prevention. She discusses how to develop emotion awareness and enact compassion. She also addresses the issue of burnout and things to do to manage emotions and their power. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36875]

    • 1 hr 17 min
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    COVID-19: Science and the Public Health

    COVID-19: Science and the Public Health

    Dr. George Rutherford shares what we know about the emergence and spread of SARS-CoV-2, the epidemiology of COVID-19, and the status of immunizations. He also explores what can still go wrong and what we've learned to better handle future pandemics. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 37136]

    • 1 hr 22 min
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    Toward the Use of Medical Scent Dogs for COVID-19 Screening

    Toward the Use of Medical Scent Dogs for COVID-19 Screening

    We all know how good a dog's sense of smell is, from sniffing out explosives to all sorts of contraband and even disease in humans. Tommy Dickey, emeritus professor from UC Santa Barbara, and service dog expert Heather Junquiera explain why and how dogs are being trained for COVID-19 screening. [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 36937]

    • 35 min

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