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Four leaders in food policy and law discuss troubling trends of food insecurity, poor diet, chronic disease and obesity along with novel strategies that can be implemented locally and globally. Panelists: Kelly Brownell, Duke University; Laura Schmidt, UCSF; Allison Korn, UCLA; Breanna Hawkins, LA Food Policy Council. Moderated by Emilie Aguirre, Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy at UCLA Law. Recorded on 10/25/2017.

There are different types of genetic influences on people's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Douglas Galasko, MD, of the UCSD Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to discuss these genes, how they are being studied, and what being a carrier of Alzheimer's associated genes means. Learn more about penetrance and expressivity, genome-wide association studies, and more.

The UCSF Industry Documents Library (IDL) now includes the Food Industry Documents Archive, a brand new collection of over 30,000 documents related to the food industry and its impact on public health. Find out more about these documents that highlight marketing, research, and policy strategies used by food companies and trade groups, and reveal the communications and connections between industry, academic, and regulatory organizations. Part 1. Recorded on 11/15/2018.

Skin cancers -- including melanoma, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma -- often start as changes to your skin. Dr. Lindsay Fox discusses the warning signs to look for. Recorded on 11/13/2018.

The road back to mobility after an amputation is an attainable goal. Learn how to get mobile as soon as possible. Learn about exercises, occupational therapy, and modifications of living spaces.

What to expect after amputation surgery and useful tips to get on the road back to mobility with a new prosthesis.

Christopher Bowlus, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology from UC Davis. Recorded on 11/16/2018.
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