Sleep is your superpower | Matt Walker

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don’t, for both your brain and […]

Blue Shield of California and Lifestyle Medicine

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine was fortunate to recently sit down with executives of Blue Shield of California to explore the use of lifestyle medicine in their programs and with their employees. This new video is the latest installment in the Lifestyle Medicine Story Project, which captures the application of lifestyle medicine in the […]

Why is the Science of Nutrition Ignored in Medicine? | T. Colin Campbell | TEDxCornellUniversity

Professor Campbell is a well-established researcher and author. His popular book (co-authored with his son, a physician) titled The China Study (2005), has been translated into more than 50 foreign languages and has sold well over 2 million copies. His second book, Whole (2013), was a New York Times best seller. Campbell has conducted experimental […]

Beyond Stress and Anxiety: How Stress Affects the Body and What You Can Do to Manage It

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Stress is common. Learn how the body responds to stress and causes physical symptoms such as: fatigue, headache, stomach pain, sleep, and mood disturbances. Tools for stress management like exercise and mindfulness were discussed. Speaker: Maria Juarez-Reyes MD, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor Medicine – Primary Care and Population Health […]

Rise in Anxiety Symptoms and How it Affects Your Health

Dr. Heidi Combs talks about a rise in anxiety symptoms. When people have distress in their life, it often comes out in a physical way, Combs says. For more stories from the UW Medicine Newsroom, please visit

Dean Ornish and Deepak Chopra at TEDMED 2009

Dean Ornish and Deepak Choopra compare their views on how a person can heal and lead a healthy life.