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Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 2, Introduction: Ethical Dilemmas 2
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produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 2 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 10 mins
This program continues its looks at the genetics of breast cancer, ethical dilemmas involved in gene testing for breast cancer susceptibility, and counseling. Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., American Cancer Society Professor of Genetics and Society, University of Washington, Seattle, who addresses the genetics of breast...
produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 2 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 10 mins
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In Search of History, Ancient Drugs
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produced by Steven R. Talley, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
The 60's weren't the first time people tried to turn on and tune out. Since the beginning of mankind, civilizations have searched for two ways to reach a higher plane of existence. The program examines ancient rituals that demonstrate some of the frightening - and often lethal - means humans have employed in searc...
produced by Steven R. Talley, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
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In Search of History, Potions Or Poisons?
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produced by Nancy Gimbrone, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 2 hours 20 mins
In the late nineteenth century, costumed performers roamed rural America entertaining people and selling vast quantities of medicinal preparations. Usually neither beneficial nor healthy, their elixirs ofter contained opium, cocaine, mercury, and grain alcohol.
produced by Nancy Gimbrone, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1999), 2 hours 20 mins
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Medication Errors: The Eight Rights
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directed by Robert Suderman (San Luis Obispo, CA: Classroom Productions, 2013), 24 mins
Describing each of the Eight Rights of Medication Administration, this program lists the components of a medication order and explains the process for taking a telephone order for medication. The DVD also identifies situations in which medication errors may occur and teaches methods for avoiding them.
directed by Robert Suderman (San Luis Obispo, CA: Classroom Productions, 2013), 24 mins
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Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 3, The Role of the Biotechnology Industry
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produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 3 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 57 mins
This program looks at how the private sector has gotten involved in genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility, addressing moral, legal and social issues. First, Mark Skolnick, Ph.D., the founder of Mryiad Genetics, which is a leading Biopharmaceutical company that develops and tests new drugs for Alzheimer'...
produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 3 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 57 mins
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Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 7, The Realities of Predicting Breast Cancer Risk 1
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produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 7 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 13 mins
This program addresses a wide range of social and cultural implications of proceeding with making genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility generally accessible. Introduced by Paul Berg, who was awarded the Nobel Price in Chemistry, the distinguished panel includes: Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., the lead...
produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 7 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 1 hour 13 mins
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Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 8, The Realities of Predicting Breast Cancer Risk 2
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produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 8 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 33 mins
This program features Margaret Lock, Ph.D., Professor of Anthropology at McGill University, who begins her lecture speaking of the best-selling author Stephen J. Gould, who was diagnosed with a deadly form of cancer, called peritoneal mesothelioma, which affects the abdominal lining. Statistically, the average lif...
produced by Stanford University Channel, in Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer: Moral, Legal and Social Issues, 8 (Derry, NH: Chip Taylor Communications, 2010), 33 mins
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Here.Us.Now
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directed by Rudy Poe, fl. 1987; produced by Jason Garcia, fl. 2010 and Rudy Poe, fl. 1987, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 1 hour 7 mins
Here. Us. Now chronicles one family’s determined fight to transform the medical research system in order to speed drug discoveries for treating chronic and debilitating rare diseases, which are more commonplace than is widely known. Directed by Emmy award-winning filmmaker Rudy Poe, the film follows the story o...
directed by Rudy Poe, fl. 1987; produced by Jason Garcia, fl. 2010 and Rudy Poe, fl. 1987, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2013), 1 hour 7 mins
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Investigative Reports, AIDS In America: The Crisis Continues
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produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 47 mins
Host Bill Kurtis takes viewers around the country to document the disturbing sense of complacency about AIDS in America today, and to examine why drugs that were once hailed as potential cures have fallen short of expectations. 20 years into the epidemic, many Americans believe that the crisis has passed, but the...
produced by Bill Kurtis, 1940-, in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 47 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 1, Episode 10, Antibiotics: The Wonder Drugs
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produced by Actuality Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 1, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 1 hour 2 mins
Leading researchers and scientists reveal the secrets of the medical miracle that has added ten years to the life expectancy of every person on earth! In 1941, Penicillin was first used to save a human life. In the half century since, antibiotics have revolutionized medicine, adding ten years to the life expectan...
produced by Actuality Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 1, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 1 hour 2 mins
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