TED Health

What does exercise do to your brain? Can psychedelics treat depression? From smart daily habits to new medical breakthroughs, welcome to TED Health. TED speakers answer questions you never even knew you had, and share ideas you won't hear anywhere else, all around how we can live healthier lives.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 12m. Bisher sind 203 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 19 hours 59 minutes

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