Health


Tracking Zika 54 min.

Zika: the name of a forest in Uganda where the virus of the same name was first identified in 1947. Virtually forgotten at the far end of the world, Zika was thrust into the spotlight in 2013. This video highlights the difficulties of stopping this deadly virus, tracking its movements, and the effects of Zika.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Warning: This Drug May Kill You 60 min.

From journalist/producer/director Perri Peltz (HBO’s Risky Drinking), Warning: This Drug May Kill You takes an unflinching look at the devastating effects of opioid addiction in the U.S., profiling four families who have seen their lives tragically changed by abuses involving their loved ones, whose addictions arose due to doctors’ prescriptions of dangerous painkillers. Through the personal and e...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Reading and Understanding the New Food Label 30 min.

This program highlights changes in the new food label, which will be required in 2018. Viewers learn how it has been simplified for the consumer and modernized based on current nutrition science.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Can Alzheimer's Be Stopped 54 min.

Alzheimer’s ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide. Join scientists as they untangle the cause of this tragic illness and go behind the scenes of major drug trials to discover the therapies that may slow and even prevent the disease.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2016

Risky Drinking 86 min.

From Oscar® and Emmy®-winning filmmaker Ellen Goosenberg Kent and journalist/producer Perri Peltz, Risky Drinking takes a case-study look at the risks of alcohol use and the ways in which the medical community is viewing and treating “risky drinkers” today. Profiling four subjects (filmed over the course of several months in 2014), who fall at different points on the spectrum of problem drinking,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The God Cells: The Fetal Stem Cell Controversy 53 min.

Fetal stem cell treatment has demonstrated near miraculous potential but many patients are forced to seek therapy abroad. This program investigates the religious and regulatory roadblocks hindering its market approval. Filmmaker Eric Merola travels to Kiev, Ukraine, to undergo a three day personalized anti-aging fetal stem cell program. EmCell, a clinic founded by Dr. Alexey Karpenko, has had 70%...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Food Detectives 150 min.

We’re bombarded with information about food these days; it’s impossible to keep track of the healthiest ingredients, tastiest recipes, best shopping suggestions and smartest consumer advice. And how do we know which sources to trust? In this one-stop shop for food-related facts and guidance, scientist Alice Roberts, top chef Tom Kerridge and journalist Sean Fletcher sift through the latest tips an...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Food Detectives: Episode 1 50 min.

In this new series scientist Prof Alice Roberts, Chef Tom Kerridge, and journalist Sean Fletcher are keen to improve your cooking, your health and your bank balance by dishing up the plain facts about our food. Chef Tom Kerridge is on a mission to improve our cooking skills one dish at a time. He responds to the public's kitchen disasters. This time he's in Poole and Weymouth to help viewers who h...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Food Detectives: Episode 2 51 min.

In this episode Prof Alice Roberts finds out about the latest research which suggests that that drinking artificially sweetened drinks can encourage us to eat more than we might expect. Alice is also investigating the chemical that's causing the problem and asks how worried should we be about eating meat? And… do aphrodisiacs actually work? Alice finds out. Chef Tom Kerridge is on a mission to hel...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016

The Food Detectives: Episode 3 50 min.

Can changing your surroundings alter how food and drink tastes? Prof Alice Roberts and a group of diners enjoy a culinary experience with a difference. The music, lighting and even the shape of the plates are changed throughout the meal to see what effect this has on how we perceive the taste of food. Sensory gastronomy is a new field of scientific research and although it may sound unfamiliar, it...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2016