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Frontline, Season 31, Episode 17, TB Silent Killer
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directed by Jezza Neumann, 1968-; produced by Rebecca Stewart, fl. 2014-2016 and Jezza Neumann, 1968-, in Frontline, Season 31, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
With more than 8 million new infections every year, virulent new drug-resistant strains emerging faster than ever, and outbreaks across the world, tuberculosis has become the second leading cause of death from an infectious disease on the planet.
directed by Jezza Neumann, 1968-; produced by Rebecca Stewart, fl. 2014-2016 and Jezza Neumann, 1968-, in Frontline, Season 31, Episode 17 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 23 mins
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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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Inside Harley Street, Season 1, Episode 3, Make Me Well
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directed by Vanessa Engle, fl. 1990-2011; produced by Vanessa Engle, fl. 1990-2011, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Inside Harley Street, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
What happens when a patient becomes the customer and health is a consumer product, where money gives you access to the best available care? This fascinating and entertaining observational documentary series looks inside the hidden and privileged world of private medicine in Harley Street, the world famous and icon...
directed by Vanessa Engle, fl. 1990-2011; produced by Vanessa Engle, fl. 1990-2011, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Inside Harley Street, Season 1, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 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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Antibiotic: Kill or Cure?
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directed by Anders Wåhlmark, fl. 1964; produced by Michael Netterstad, fl. 2013, Meter Television AB (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
Investigative journalist Donal MacIntyre reveals the shocking truth about MRSA and how society’s misuse of antibiotics and appalling hygiene practices has taken us to the point where certain bacterial infections are virtually unstoppable.
directed by Anders Wåhlmark, fl. 1964; produced by Michael Netterstad, fl. 2013, Meter Television AB (London, England: Electric Sky, 2013), 51 mins
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California High
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directed by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015 and Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007; produced by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015, Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007 and Steve Malone, fl. 2007, Ivy Film and Two Man Crew Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 52 mins
California High presents a balanced look at the intense controversy over the legalization of marijuana and its wide-ranging consequences. When California voters passed the first medical marijuana laws in 1996, it sparked a chain reaction that led to 18 other states enacting similar laws. Four states have since leg...
directed by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015 and Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007; produced by Matthew O'Connor, fl. 2015, Barnaby O'Connor, fl. 2007 and Steve Malone, fl. 2007, Ivy Film and Two Man Crew Productions (San Francisco, CA: The Video Project, 2015), 52 mins
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Dark Side of a Pill
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directed by Poul-Erik Heilbuth and John Goetz, fl. 2013; produced by Thomas Breinholt and Ole Hjortdal (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2013), 59 mins
The Dark Side of a Pill an exclusive, case-driven investigation into the one of the medical success stories of our time. One in ten adults in the Western world is on antidepressants. With global sales of approximately 20 billion dollars, these prescription drugs are among the most lucrative products of the medical...
directed by Poul-Erik Heilbuth and John Goetz, fl. 2013; produced by Thomas Breinholt and Ole Hjortdal (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2013), 59 mins
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Escape Fire
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directed by Susan Froemke, fl. 1975 and Matthew Heineman, fl. 2003; produced by Susan Froemke, fl. 1975 and Matthew Heineman, fl. 2003 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2012), 1 hour 40 mins
Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare tackles one of the most pressing issues of our time: how can we save our badly broken healthcare system? American healthcare costs are rising so rapidly that they could reach $4.2 trillion annually, roughly 20% of our gross domestic product, within ten years. We...
directed by Susan Froemke, fl. 1975 and Matthew Heineman, fl. 2003; produced by Susan Froemke, fl. 1975 and Matthew Heineman, fl. 2003 (Sausalito, CA: Ro*Co Films, 2012), 1 hour 40 mins
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