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Race Around the World Challenge

February 01, 2019

The Race Around the World Challenge is the first online wellness challenge for hospital employees in 2019.  The challenge begins on February 1 and runs through March 31 and is designed to get you moving by motivating you to virtually travel the world. HealthySteps to Wellness participants can earn 100 points for completing the challenge. ...
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Biometric Screening

February 01, 2019

Stanford Medicine Outpatient Clinic Conference Room B2 450 Broadway Street Redwood City, CA
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Life’s Purpose Workshop

February 01, 2019

Life’s Purpose Workshop: Exploring Purpose for Health, Happiness, and Longevity The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. – Pablo Picasso Have you ever wished for more professional and personal fulfillment? In the past few decades, studies on longevity have shown that people who live ...
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Biometric Screening

February 04, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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The Art of Aloha

February 04, 2019

Sometimes, when our relationships are strained and feel in disharmony, it can be difficult to be productive and creative in other areas of our life. The knowledge and practical self-care skills that are developed as a way of life in Hawaii are understood in the practice of Aloha. Understanding and practicing the traditions and culture ...
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Biometric Screening

February 05, 2019

Stanford Hospital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Making Friends with Stress: Maximizing Opportunities for Growth

February 05, 2019

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 deeper social interactions. Building on the work of Alia Crum, PhD (Stanford Psychology), this 4-session class will cover the research on the different approaches to ...
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Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 2/6 – 3/27

February 06, 2019

It has been known for centuries in the meditative traditions, and now widely accepted in western culture, that the sustained practice of mindfulness meditation can have profoundly healing and transformative effects on one’s life. This 8-week class is modeled on the program taught at the U MASS Stress Reduction Clinic and will focus on mindfulness ...
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Biometric Screening

February 06, 2019

CPMC – Bothin Auditorium (basement level) 3700 California Street San Francisco, CA 94118
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Should You Lie to a Person with Dementia?

February 07, 2019

Should you be honest to the person about painful truths — their parents are dead, they will never leave this nursing home — or should you lie to keep them happy? Is there anything wrong with benevolent lies? If you had dementia, how would you want to be treated? This conversation is based on the ...
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Biometric Screening

February 07, 2019

Stanford Hospital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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The Science of Humanizing Our Lives with Technology

February 07, 2019

Krista Tippett, 2019 Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitorin conversation withDacher Keltner, Co-Director of the Greater Good Science Center; Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley Krista Tippett is a Peabody-award winning broadcaster, National Humanities Medalist, and New York Times bestselling author. She founded and leads The On Being Project, hosts the On Being public radio ...
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Body Hacking (for the Sane): Using Exercise Physiology to Slow Aging

February 07, 2019

Physical activity is a powerful medicine that can promote health and change the trajectory of aging. However, in the modern world, the barriers to daily movement have gotten stronger, and the burden to exercise has gotten greater. As scientists learn more about the pathways of disease, the causes of aging, and the mechanisms by which exercise exerts ...
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Safe and Confident Winter Biking

February 07, 2019

This class is for fair-weather bike commuters and recreational riders interested in tips for continuing to enjoy bicycling in colder weather, with shorter daylight hours, and/or when rain is predicted. Knowing how to dress for Bay Area winter weather and outfit your bike for drizzle and darkness can help you keep fit year-round. We’ll cover safety and ...
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Biometric Screening

February 08, 2019

ValleyCare Administration Conference Room, 1st Floor 1111 E. Stanley Boulevard Livermore, CA
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Always Too Much and Never Enough

February 08, 2019

Abstract: Most people’s lives are shaped by desires. In a world that moves at a swift pace and is every changing, we are all working longer and harder, yet our desire seems to insatiable – always demanding more and leaving us with a sense that nothing is ever enough. We are desperate to be more beautiful, to ...
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Biometric Screening

February 11, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Biometric Screening

February 12, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Making Friends with Stress: Maximizing Opportunities for Growth

February 12, 2019

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 deeper social interactions. Building on the work of Alia Crum, PhD (Stanford Psychology), this 4-session class will cover the research on the different approaches to ...
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WEBINAR: The Unsung Longevity Factor of Social Connection

February 12, 2019

Our social lives are vital for our health, well-being, and longevity. Research shows that loneliness and social isolation affects both physical and mental health and is a risk factor for a variety of diseases. People who are socially isolated have mortality rates that are similar to smokers and twice the mortality rate of obesity. On the flip ...
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Biometric Screening

February 13, 2019

South Bay Cancer Center Conference Room 3300B 2589 Samaritan Drive San Jose, CA
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Wellness Speaker Series: Food Fads: Optimizing Wellness Through Food and Nutrition

February 14, 2019

Which diet is more effective, a healthy low-fat or healthy low-carb diet?  Is there truth in current food fads? Christopher Gardner, PhD, will debunk common diet myths and share  how to optimize wellness through nutrition. HealthySteps to Wellness participants earn 25 points for attending the event in person, by WebEx or viewing a video recording ...
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Biometric Screening

February 14, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Biometric Screening

February 15, 2019

Newark Training Suite Room 1800 7600 Gateway Boulevard Newark, CA
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Martial Arts for the Mind: Stress and Resiliency Skills for the Workplace

February 15, 2019

Gain clarity of mind and an increased capacity to meet and overcome life’s challenges. This experiential training provides a combination of cognitive training designed to get at the root causes of stress, along with clinically proven breathing, relaxation, and meditation techniques. Learn how to stop the stress response before it arises, and find effective ways ...
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Guided Meditation & Mantra Music Meditation workshop

February 15, 2019

In this special workshop we will spend some time on the practicing guided meditation followed by (musical) mantra meditation which unleashes our true potential & enables us to become a better version of ourselves. In such a state we naturally become focused, productive, happy & constructive.  Date & Time: Feb 15th @7:30 followed by light ...
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Biometric Screening

February 19, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Making Friends with Stress: Maximizing Opportunities for Growth

February 19, 2019

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 deeper social interactions. Building on the work of Alia Crum, PhD (Stanford Psychology), this 4-session class will cover the research on the different approaches to ...
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International Discussion Series: Spread of Fake Health News- Snydemics of Microbes and Misinformation

February 19, 2019

Bechtel International Center invites you to International Discussion Series talk on Spread of Fake Health News: Sydemics of Microbes and Misinformation Tuesday, February 19, 2018, 12-1 PM Dr. Seema Yasmin, Physician-Journalist Director of Research & Education Stanford Health Communication Initiative Why is the anti-vaccine movement growing? How are bots spreading disease disinformation? Are there ways to ...
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Biometric Screening

February 20, 2019

Bohannon Conference Room 4100-120; 4100-121 4100 Bohannon Drive Menlo Park, CA
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Curing ALS and Alzheimer’s with AI featuring Alice Zhang @ ETL

February 20, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Alice Zhang, co-founder and CEO of Verge Genomics. Verge Genomics uses artificial intelligence and human genomics to transform drug discovery for multiple diseases beginning with ALS, Parkinson’s Disease, and Alzheimer’s Disease. Zhang has driven systems biology research at the National Cancer Institute, the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at ...
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Webinar: Heart Rhythm Problems? Diagnosis and New Therapies

February 20, 2019

Heart Rhythm Problems? Diagnosis and New Therapies Heart disease is the number 1 cause of death in the world and accounts for 1 in 4 deaths in the U.S. Learn about advances in detecting and diagnosing common heart rhythm problems such as the use of hand-held and wearable devices. Hear about new therapies for these ...
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Wildfires & Human Health

February 20, 2019

Dr. Kari Nadeau, Director of the Sean N Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research, will address Wildfires & Human Health. This is part of the Research and Practice in Planetary Health Winter Lecture Series.
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Medieval Matters: Medieval and Modern Ideas of Diet and Health

February 21, 2019

SERIES: MEDIEVAL MATTERSMedieval Matters is a series of public lectures co-sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies, the Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, the Office for Religious Life, and the community group The Sarum Seminar. It explores the relevance of medieval history and culture to understanding the modern world.  Medieval and Modern Ideas of Diet ...
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Biometric Screening

February 21, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Climate Change: What You Can Do

February 21, 2019

Climate disruption, one of the foremost challenges of our time, has many implications for both our personal health and the health of our planet. Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), the primary cause, has increased to levels never observed before. With US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, many more are asking what they can do to ...
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Biometric Screening

February 22, 2019

Byers Eye Institute Conference Room D & E 2452 Watson Court Palo Alto, CA  
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Biometric Screening

February 25, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Health Policy Forum | Suicide in America: Death in Despair

February 25, 2019

Suicide is declining in most of the world but is rising in America, particularly in rural and economically struggling parts of the country. Why do nearly 50,000 Americans a year take their own lives, and what can be done to prevent this tragedy? Nationally recognized scholars Professor Anne Case of Princeton University and Rebecca Bernert of Stanford University ...
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The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50 – Jonathan Rauch

February 25, 2019

 Why does happiness get harder in your 40s? Why do you feel in a slump when you’re successful? Where does this malaise come from? And, most importantly, will it ever end? Drawing on cutting-edge research, award-winning journalist Jonathan Rauch answers all these questions. He shows that from our 20s into our 40s, happiness follows a ...
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Biometric Screening

February 26, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Making Friends with Stress: Maximizing Opportunities for Growth

February 26, 2019

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 deeper social interactions. Building on the work of Alia Crum, PhD (Stanford Psychology), this 4-session class will cover the research on the different approaches to ...
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Biometric Screening

February 27, 2019

Hillview Breezeway 3375 Hillview Avenue Palo Alto, CA
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Engage Your Playful Nature

February 27, 2019

Experience the replenishing gift of creative play. Learn ways to develop your playful nature and positive outlook on life, destress your body and mind, and enjoy the conviviality of community. Playing can boost your energy and vitality and even improve your resistance to disease. Play can trigger the release of endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. Play stimulates ...
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Getting Older: Don’t Take it Sitting Down!

February 27, 2019

Do you feel too young to get old? What exactly is healthy aging? The answers are different for people at different stages of life. This class will cover ways to live longer and better, based on the latest research by experts in the field of growing older. Session 1 will focus on ways of helping you take ...
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The Art of Snacking

February 27, 2019

Do you belong to the 90% of Americans who snack? Do you go for that planned mid day snack, graze your way through the workday or skip meals in lieu of your favorite treat? Our culture is obsessed with snacking and “snack foods” are ubiquitous in our food environment. While a well-placed and balanced snack ...
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Biometric Screening

February 28, 2019

Stanford Hopsital Atrium 300 Pasteur Drive Palo Alto, CA
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Solving Medical Mysteries at the Stanford Center for Undiagnosed Diseases

February 28, 2019

Presented by Stanford Health Library The Stanford Center for Undiagnosed Diseases was founded by Stanford Medicine physicians as a resource to help patients with serious, unexplained symptoms find a diagnosis to inform their care. As a clinical site in the NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the Stanford Center provides access to expert clinicians and cutting edge ...
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Climate Change: What You Can Do

February 28, 2019

Climate disruption, one of the foremost challenges of our time, has many implications for both our personal health and the health of our planet. Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), the primary cause, has increased to levels never observed before. With US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, many more are asking what they can do to ...
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Sound Immersion Experience – Gongs and Singing Bowls

February 28, 2019

Guests will lie down in Savasana to experience the sound vibrations of singing bowls, gongs, and chimes as they guide us into a deep meditation. The vibrations pass through our bodies, opening blockages and allowing our minds to quiet. A wide range of ancient world traditions from Confucianism to the Pythagoreans’ claim that sound can not only ...