Is This Coronavirus, or Just Allergies? Symptoms of COVID-19

Is This Coronavirus, or Just Allergies? Symptoms of COVID-19

Thanks to Brilliant for supporting this episode of SciShow. Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] Hello everyone! We think nothing looks different right now, but if it does, it’s because we’ve moved our studio to my home. Because the state of Montana has told everybody to stay home for now. We’re doing that, […]

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When you have a chronic illness and a history of trauma

When you have a chronic illness and a history of trauma

hi I’m Veronique at the chronic illness trauma studies if you have a chronic illness and you have a sense that a traumatic event or series of really difficult events triggered the onset of your chronic illness this is actually a really common thing and you may have heard that this is the case for […]

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What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

What is schizophrenia? – Anees Bahji

Schizophrenia was first identified more than a century ago, but we still don’t know its exact causes. It remains one of the most misunderstood and stigmatized illnesses today. So, let’s walk through what we do know— from symptoms to causes and treatments. Schizophrenia is considered a syndrome, which means it may encompass a number of […]

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How Are Vaccines Actually Made

If you had been born in the U.S. in the year nineteen-hundred, when the three leading causes of death were all infectious diseases – pneumonia and flu, tuberculosis and gastrointestinal infections – your life expectancy would have been just over forty-seven years. In the year twenty-ten, the leading causes of death were chronic diseases like […]

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Living with sickle cell disease: Shaniya’s story

Living with sickle cell disease: Shaniya’s story

[marching band music plays]>>Shaniya: Our football team is like number one in the nation, so the band has to be bullet energy and precise. I think it’s kind of like they’re beating for me. It makes me feel like I’m normal, like I can be normal. Music is life to me, music is life. My […]

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What Does Gum Disease Have to Do With Alzheimer’s?

What Does Gum Disease Have to Do With Alzheimer’s?

[INTRO ♪] Regular brushing and flossing are vital to the health of your teeth and gums. We all know that—it’s been drummed into our heads since we first picked up a toothbrush. But brushing your teeth might not just be good for your oral health: It could help protect your brain, too. Because according to […]

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