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Nutrition & Weight

Boost Your Metabolism

Do you want to rev up your metabolism and burn more calories around the clock? There are certain things about your metabolism you cannot control, like gender, age, and genetics. However, there are…


Joyce Hanna


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Prevention & Medical Management

The Vaping Phenomenon - What It Is, Why It Happened, and What We Can Do About It

Global usage of e-cigarettes has risen exponentially since their introduction to the market in 2003, especially for the new pod-based products made popular by Juul. But studies indicate that these e-cigarettes are far from…


Bonnie Halpern-Felsher


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Prevention & Medical Management

Managing Chronic Conditions with Self-Management Tools

According to the CDC, nearly half of US adults are affected by chronic health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, obesity, and arthritis. These conditions limit function, health, activity, and work…


Neal Kaufman, Katy Plant


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Environmental Health

Wireless Technology Promises and Perils

While the use of wireless devices has skyrocketed, there have been more questions than answers raised about associated mental health, physical health, environmental, privacy, and security issues of this new technology. While there…


Cindy Russell


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Nutrition & Weight

Delicious and Planet-Friendly Food Choices

The food we eat can have a powerful impact on global climate change. Studies have shown that nearly a quarter of all planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions come from food production and associated land-use…


Jane Rosten, Rosalyne Tu


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Health Enrichment

Move More, Sit Less – Easy Strategies to Bring More Movement into Your Day

Research has linked prolonged sitting with a number of health concerns, from obesity and higher blood pressure to an overall greater risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer. The good news is…


Jerrie Thurman


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Nutrition & Weight

Beyond Diet - The Science of the Human Appetite

Why are some people hungrier than others? Why, despite all of the latest advice, are obesity rates still so high? And why don’t diets seem to work in the long run?

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Giles Yeo


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Health Enrichment

Harness Your Positive Energy – Become a Positive Energizer

You probably have come across a few positive energizers in your life: the people that seem to effortlessly light up a room, cheer you up when you are down, and infuse energy to…


Patty de Vries


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Stress & Resiliency

Overcoming Self-Judgment with Self-Compassion - Lessons from the Emergency Department

Emergency Medicine is one of the most stressful jobs out there. Emergency physicians must routinely make split-second decisions based on limited information, switch tasks from one adverse scenario to another, and field constant…


Al'ai Alvarez


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Nutrition & Weight

Healthy Kitchen, Cooking Together - Create a Stress-Free Family Meal

Research shows that families who have regular meals together are more likely to eat more nutritious foods, feel better about themselves, and feel more connected with each other. Yet actually getting a healthy…


Rosalyne Tu


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Stress & Resiliency

How to Reduce Your Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you find yourself worrying significantly more than you did before coronavirus or feeling overwhelmed or panicky on a regular basis, then this class is for you. Join us for a free noontime…


Jacob Towery


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Nutrition & Weight

Are Your Genes to Blame When Your Jeans Don't Fit?

It is clear that the cause of obesity is eating more calories than you burn. That is physics. What is more complex to answer is why some people eat more than others.

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Giles Yeo


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Health Enrichment

How to Thrive While Working Remotely

Working remotely presents unique challenges to well-being. While telecommuters may escape the stresses of commute traffic and get to work in their sweatpants, they may also feel isolated and out of touch with…


Dominique Del Chiaro, MEd, Lizabeth Cutler


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Health Enrichment

Intro to Ayurveda

Ayurveda is the traditional, ancient Indian system of health science. Its name literally means “the science of life.” The Ayurvedic method of healthcare emphasizes a holistic view of health. This 5,000-year-old science focuses…


Geetanjali Chakraborty


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Health Enrichment

Staying Active While Stuck at Home

We all know that regular physical activity is good for us. Among its other benefits, it helps keep our hearts and lungs healthy, and is great for mood management and stress relief. Those…


Debbie Balfanz


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Health Enrichment

Better Aging at Any Age

No matter what decade of life we are in, we all want to look better and feel healthier. Fortunately, there are scientifically proven steps you can take right now to improve the way…


Sally Duplantier


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Stress & Resiliency

Making Friends With Stress - Maximizing Opportunities for Growth

Finally, some good news about stress! Recent scientific data has found that there are some real benefits to stress. Times of stress can be opportunities for learning, personal growth, happiness, improved performance, and…


Debbie Balfanz, Dominique Del Chiaro, MEd


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Prevention & Medical Management

Care and Nutrition for Your Eyes

Every day, nearly every waking second, we depend on our eyes – to keep us safe, to keep us informed, to heighten our enjoyment of the world and people around us. Vision is our…


Neda Moshasha


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Environmental Health

Digital Wellness: Health Impacts of Wireless Technology

Are you concerned about excessive screen time for yourself or your family or the physical risks of radiation generated by cell phones and Wi Fi? You are not alone. While the use of…


Cindy Russell


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Stress & Resiliency

Empathy and Respect in Action: How Building a Strong Community Boosts Resilience

Want to transform your good will into positive change?Research has shown that volunteerism not only has a positive impact on happiness, self-esteem, and life satisfaction, but also increases our sense of control…


Christy Matta, Joanne Ambras


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Health Enrichment

Aging Strong - Preventing Injuries for the Aging Athlete

As we get older, regular physical activity can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, regular activity provides countless health benefits as we age. On the other hand, we need to be…


Teresa Maldonado Marchok


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Health Enrichment

Ancient Wisdom for the Modern World: The Yin and Yang of Women's Hormones Perimenopause to Menopause

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can provide a framework for understanding women’s health and offer self-care methods to navigate the physiological changes that occur across the lifespan. In this noontime webinar, we will…


Melinda Choy


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Health Enrichment

Postpartum Wellness - Thriving with Your New Baby

This class is co-sponsored with the Stanford WorkLife Office.Learn to create a personal comprehensive postpartum wellness plan to optimize physical and emotional health while caring for your infant. The many physical, social…


Julie Graham Psy.D.


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Health Enrichment

Standing Tall for Life

Good posture matters. It keeps bones and joints in alignment so that muscles are used properly and we can sit, stand and move with ease. Proper alignment reduces friction and abnormal wear on…


Kerry Spear


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Stress & Resiliency

Know Thine Emotional Self: How Emotional Intelligence Leads to Happiness, Success, and Better Relationships

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions in an effective and positive way. By developing emotional intelligence, individuals can improve communication, reduce their anxiety and stress, defuse conflicts…


Donnovan Yisrael


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Health Enrichment

The Unsung Longevity Factor of Social Connection

This class is co-sponsored with the Stanford Center on LongevityOur social lives are vital for our health, well-being and longevity. Research shows that loneliness and social isolation affects both physical and mental health…


Amy Yotopoulos


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Stress & Resiliency

Getting in the Mood: How Diet Impacts Mental Well-being

There is increasing evidence that nutrition is one of the major modifiable risk factors in maintaining mental health, yet there is very little knowledge in the general population about the associations between diet…


Maryam Makowski PhD, FACN


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Prevention & Medical Management

Non-medication Tips and Trick to Prevent and Control Hypertension

Did you know lowering blood pressure just 1 – 2 points can reduce risk of heart attack, stroke, & heart failure?Led by an American Society of Hypertension-Certified Hypertension Clinician, this hour-long webinar empowers participants to…


Rebecca Boyle


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Nutrition & Weight

5K and Beyond - Sport Nutrition Recommendations for Better Race Results

Gels, bars and protein shakes, oh my! How can you power your race effectively, avoiding the pitfalls of the “bonk” and stomach issues? Most endurance runners, from beginner to professional, often lack a…


Marlon John


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Prevention & Medical Management

Pain Psychology - Harnessing the Power of the Mind for Pain Relief

Pain is relevant to all of us. Up to 100 million Americans are living with ongoing pain and it is the number one cause of work disability. Most people are interested in reducing or…


Beth Darnall, PhD


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Health Enrichment

Change it Up! Research-based Tools to Help Achieve Your Health Goals

In this webinar, you will learn behavior change tips that can help make your hills a little easier to climb. We will review research-based suggestions for how to achieve your health goals and…


Marily Oppezzo


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Nutrition & Weight

Nutrition Hacks: Tips for Eating 10% Healthier for the Over-scheduled

Sugar is the reason for all of your problems. Oh no, wait, it’s gluten’s fault. Maybe it’s your microwave? Are you exhausted by contradicting nutrition rumors or the peer pressure to detox with…


Marily Oppezzo


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Nutrition & Weight

Time Saving Tricks to Make Healthy Homemade Cooking a Breeze

Do you want to cook at home more, not only to lose weight but also to improve your health and your family’s health? Do you need to make changes to your diet and…


Anna Rakoczy


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Nutrition & Weight

Tools for Healthy Eating Habits

Do ever find yourself in the grocery store staring at options like a deer in the headlights? Wait, is this good for me today? I think it was good for me yesterday, but…


Jennifer Robinson, PhD


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Health Enrichment

Own Your Workout

Are you trying to develop your own fitness program, but are unsure that it has the right components to help you reach your fitness goals? Developing a personalized, well-rounded, and strategic fitness plan…


Amanda Perez, Nathan McKenzie


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Health Enrichment

Own Your Workout - Part 2

Are you trying to develop your own fitness program, but are unsure that it has the right components to help you reach your fitness goals? Developing a personalized, well-rounded, and strategic fitness plan…


Amanda Perez, Nathan McKenzie


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Prevention & Medical Management

Butter is Not Back! A Scientific Review of the Impact of Saturated Fats vs "Good Fats" on our Arteries

In the past few months we’ve all seen the bold statement: “Butter is back!” In this webinar we will discuss the reasons why butter, and other saturated fats, are not back but that…


John Farquhar, MD


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Health Enrichment

Finding Focus; Staying Focused

Here are three good questions: Are you climbing the right mountain? Do you have the equipment and companions you need? Where can you get the energy to move ahead? In this noontime session…


Linda Clever, MD


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Nutrition & Weight

Nutrition and Wellness During Pregnancy

Did you know what you eat and what you do during pregnancy can have a positive impact on your baby?s health long after birth? In this class, we will discuss three important…


Mandy Murphy


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Nutrition & Weight

Nutrition Controversies: Continuing the Conversation

Do I need more protein? What is gluten and should I avoid it? Should I be replacing sugar with artificial sweeteners? Is saturated fat really okay now and is butter back? Should I…


Christopher Gardner, PhD


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Health Enrichment

Training Camp for Your Brain

It is good news that people are living longer, but it takes a sharp and undiminished mind to be able to age successfully. How can we best optimize our brains for the long…


John Farquhar, MD


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Nutrition & Weight

Cocaine in my Cookies - How Addictive is Sugar?

Have you ever felt you might be a sugar addict? Do you have a difficult time turning down sweets, bread, juice, etc.? Take a look into the science behind sugar addiction and its…


Nicole Peoples, DO


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Prevention & Medical Management

Atrial Fibrillation - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Join this noon-hour webinar with Dr. Nitish Bahhwar and his colleagues with the Stanford Arrhythmia Service as they provide an overview of the irregular rhythm, Atrial Fibrillation (Afib). The incidence of Atrial Fibrillation…


Nitish Badhwar MD, Linda Ottoboni


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