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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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Frontline, Season 2020: Episode 19, Love, Life & the Virus
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produced by Oscar Guerra, fl. 2018, in Frontline, Season 2020: Episode 19 (Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
Love, Life & The Virus: A mother’s fight to survive COVID and see her newborn baby. Also: Undocumented in the Pandemic: how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting immigrant families. Produced in partnership with The Marshall Project.
produced by Oscar Guerra, fl. 2018, in Frontline, Season 2020: Episode 19 (Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
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Mindfulness Goes Mainstream
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produced by Laurie Donnelly, fl. 1986-2019, Anne Adams, fl. 2007 and Nicholas A. Stein, fl. 2006, WGBH Educational Foundation (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 38 mins
Today, a "Mindfulness Revolution" is sweeping across the country as millions of people are incorporating it into their daily lives. Many studies document its positive effects on our health and wellbeing. Hear insight from mindfulness meditation experts, including Jon Kabat-Zinn and Chade-Meng Tan, and from others...
produced by Laurie Donnelly, fl. 1986-2019, Anne Adams, fl. 2007 and Nicholas A. Stein, fl. 2006, WGBH Educational Foundation (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 38 mins
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Mysteries of Mental Illness, Episode 1, Evil or Illness
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directed by Peter Yost, fl. 1997-2012; produced by Edna Alburquerque, fl. 2007 and Peter Yost, fl. 1997-2012, Pangloss Films, in Mysteries of Mental Illness, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 54 mins
Examine ancient conceptions of mental illness and the establishment of psychiatry. Hear contemporary stories of people living with mental illness, including an aspiring astrophysicist with schizophrenia and an Olympics-bound boxer with OCD.
directed by Peter Yost, fl. 1997-2012; produced by Edna Alburquerque, fl. 2007 and Peter Yost, fl. 1997-2012, Pangloss Films, in Mysteries of Mental Illness, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 54 mins
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NOVA, Fighting for Fertility
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directed by Larkin McPhee, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Larkin McPhee, fl. 1996-2015, Larkin McPhee Productions, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
In the United States, some 10% of people who wish to have children struggle with infertility. NOVA explores barriers to fertility, from the social to the biological, and the state of assisted reproductive technologies. Follow the journeys of people navigating challenges from structural inequalities and racism to f...
directed by Larkin McPhee, fl. 1996-2015; produced by Larkin McPhee, fl. 1996-2015, Larkin McPhee Productions, in NOVA (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service), 53 mins
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NOVA, Season 48, Episode 13, The Cannabis Question
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directed by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; produced by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, Holt Productions, in NOVA, Season 48, Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
As state-legalized cannabis spreads, NOVA investigates the latest scientific evidence for its potential benefits and risks, and how criminalization has disproportionately harmed communities of color.
directed by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012; produced by Sarah Holt, fl. 1980-2012, Holt Productions, in NOVA, Season 48, Episode 13 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
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directed by John Grant, fl. 1998; produced by John Grant, fl. 1998, WNED-TV (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic traces the causes behind the unprecedented growth in the use of prescription opioids and the devastating impact these drugs are having in virtually every part of America.
directed by John Grant, fl. 1998; produced by John Grant, fl. 1998, WNED-TV (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
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America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7, Surviving Year One
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directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other nation, and the biggest portion goes towards pregnancy and childbirth. Despite that, the nation ranks 56th lowest in the world for infant mortality. To find out more about this critical issue, we visit Rochester, New York—where babies are dying at a rate almost t...
directed by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000; presented by Maria Hinojosa, 1961-; produced by Billy Shebar, fl. 2014 and Charlotte Mangin, fl. 2000, Futuro Media Group, in America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa, Season 1, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 26 mins
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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 2, The Blind Men and the Elephant
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directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Deborah Dickson, fl. 1983; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Ark Media, Weta Washington, Laura Ziskin Pictures and Florentine Films, in Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015, originally published 2010), 1 hour 53 mins
This episode picks up the story in the wake of the declaration of a “war on cancer” by Richard Nixon in 1971. Flush with optimism and awash with federal dollars, the cancer field plunges forward in search of a cure. In the lab, rapid progress is made in understanding the essential nature of the cancer cell, le...
directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Deborah Dickson, fl. 1983; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Ark Media, Weta Washington, Laura Ziskin Pictures and Florentine Films, in Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015, originally published 2010), 1 hour 53 mins
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Frontline, The Vaccine War
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directed by John Palfreman, fl. 2012; produced by John Palfreman, fl. 2012, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 57 mins
Controversy surrounds vaccines for many ordinary Americans. On one side sits scientific medicine, and the public health establishment; on the other a populist coalition of parents, celebrities, politicians and activists. It's a war that increasingly takes place on the Internet with both sides using the latest soci...
directed by John Palfreman, fl. 2012; produced by John Palfreman, fl. 2012, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 57 mins
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