Tag Archives: health

Cursed by Coal: Mining the Navajo Nation

Obesity is a National Security Issue: Lieutenant General Mark Hertling at TEDxMidAtlantic 2012

Translator: Emma Gon Reviewer: Cathrine Ulstrand Hello, my name’s Hertling and I’m a soldier and — you probably could tell that. I’ve been in the military for 38 years. I’m thinking of making it a career. I have seen — (Laughter) — I have seen and studied and analysed all types of security threats. I’ve… Read More »

The Ecology Center

Welcome to The Ecology Center! What started with an old home on an empty dirt lot, is now an ecological oasis. It’s a model for how our homes can be sustainable and healthy places! Visitors can learn how to grow their own food with simple methods like raised bed gardens or more modern methods like… Read More »

National Standards for Adult Safeguarding.

HIQA and the Mental Health Commission have published National Standards for Adult Safeguarding. Adult safeguarding means putting measures in place to promote people’s human rights their health and well-being and empowering people to protect themselves. We all have the right to be safe and to live a life free from harm. At certain times in… Read More »

How One Kenyan Village Fuels The World’s Fastest Distance Runners | Feed The Flame

(FEED THE FLAME) I’m here in the small village of Iten, Kenya, home to the Kalenjin tribe and some of the world’s most dominant long-distance runners. The Kalenjin tribe makes up 0.6% of the world’s population. They are always in the top 80-90% of long-distance runners in the world at any given time. I’ve been… Read More »

TEDxRainier – Stephen Bezruchka

Translator: Capa Girl Reviewer: Fran Ontanaya What is the best kept secret in the United States? I have worked clinically as a doctor for 35 years helping individual patients. Then I came to see, that the health of whole communities really mattered more. So, I want to speak on this meta-level, linking societal health to… Read More »