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Health & Medicine Collection – 9 New Titles

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The Downside of High: The Link Between Marijuana and Schizophrenia
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Disabilities
© 2009
60 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=44797
Is today’s super-potent pot damaging young minds? Modern growing techniques have dramatically increased THC levels, ramping up the impact on the developing teenage brain. Some experts say that teens w …

More Than Skin Deep: Skin Cancer in America
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Disabilities, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2010
56 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=43915
The deep tan was accidentally popularized by Coco Chanel, yet even when Bob Marley died of melanoma decades later, the general public was still not fully aware of the dangers of UV radiation. This pro …

Sick No Good: AIDS in Papua New Guinea
Subject: Diseases, Disorders & Disabilities, Public Health
© 2006
45 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=47256
Young thugs brag about their “raskol” gang ritual of raping women and girls. A truck driver picks up a teenage prostitute out on the highway-just part of his routine. A “hostess supervisor” at a Port …

Unlocking the Code: Genetics and Medicine
Subject: Health Care & Treatment, Human Anatomy and Physiology
© 2011
60 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=44892
Although the impact of genetic research on human life is an ever-changing and often theoretical prospect, our current knowledge of the human genome already has direct, real-world applications. This pr …

Convenient Cuisine
Subject: Nutrition, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2006
30 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=44769
Microwave meals—they’re a bonanza for retail giants, but how do they effect public health? Is the old-fashioned home-cooked dinner an endangered species? This program reports on the rise of factory-pr …

Danger on Your Plate? Farm-Raised and Wild Salmon
Subject: Nutrition, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2010
26 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=47371
It’s almost a given that salmon is part of a healthy diet, its benefits touted far and wide. Some savvy consumers will even choose wild fish over farm-raised, believing it to be all the more nutritiou …

Smart Food
Subject: Nutrition, Personal Health & Wellness
© 2006
30 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=44770
From plant extracts to fish oils to yogurt laden with beneficial bacteria, food designed to make us brainier as well as physically healthier is growing in popularity. This program examines the trend, …

On Old Age I: A Conversation with Joan Erikson at 90
Subject: Personal Health & Wellness
© 1995
39 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=44915
“Wisdom and integrity are something that other people may see in an old person, but it’s not what that old person is feeling.” In this program, Joan M. Erikson offers a frank and personal reexaminatio …

Back to the Basics
Subject: Public Health
© 2006
56 Minutes
Title URL: http://0-digital.films.com.allen.iii.com/portalplaylists.aspx?aid=6005&xtid=44353
While nutrient-enriched foods have reduced diseases caused by vitamin deficiency in developed countries, the problem continues to plague the developing world. This program explores the connection betw …

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