Health


New! One Nation Under Stress 69 min.

From acclaimed directors/producers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson (HBO’s I Am Evidence, Class Divide) comes an enlightening HBO documentary that explores the causes and effects of chronic stress from scientific, economic and sociological perspectives. In investigating the recent three-year decline in U.S. life expectancy for the first time in a hundred years, neurosurgeon and Emmy®-award winning...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Alcohol's Strain on Your Brain 7 min.

The saying "play stupid games, win stupid prizes" applies well to alcohol. While alcohol may be consumed safely, responsibly, and enjoyably, its natural effects can quickly lead to impaired judgment, poor decisions, and unforeseen consequences ranging from the embarrassing to the deadly. The body can process alcohol in moderation, but when one overindulges, alcohol slows down the brain and nervous...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Study Drugs: Brain Boost or Epic Fail? 6 min.

Tests and papers. Routine homework. Reading assignments. Athletics. Clubs. Social life. Keeping up with all of these aspects of typical teen life in the 21st century can be hard. Life moves fast, and the temptation to find short cuts is strong. Some teens have turned to using so-called study drugs to give them the boost they think they need to keep up. Study drugs, such as Adderall or Ritalin, typ...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Weeding Through the Facts on Weed 8 min.

Information about marijuana seems to change almost daily. A controlled and illegal substance under federal law, marijuana has been legalized in several states and others are considering legalization, sending conflicting messages about its legality. Studies show some health benefits from marijuana when used under the supervision of a doctor—but what about the health effects of recreational use? Wee...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Feel Calm: Natural Remedies for Anxiety - College and Youth Version 33 min.

This lively program examines powerful natural remedies for anxiety. It offers valuable tips from best-selling authors, medical professionals, and experts in nutrition, exercise, meditation, and more.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Feel Good: Natural Remedies for Depression - College and Youth Version 35 min.

This fast-paced program looks at natural remedies for depression, providing valuable tips from best-selling authors, medical professionals, and experts in nutrition, exercise, meditation, and more.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Get Sober: Natural Remedies for Addiction - College and Youth Version 30 min.

This fast-paced, lively video examines powerful natural remedies for addiction and presents tips from best-selling authors, medical professionals, and experts in nutrition, exercise, meditation, and more.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Natural Remedies for Mind-Body-Spirit Ailments 130 min.

Featuring interviews with authors, medical professionals, and experts in nutrition, exercise, and meditation, this series examines natural remedies for such mind-body-spirit ailments as anxiety, depression, ADHD, and addiction.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! The Deadliest Disease 45 min.

Sleeping Sickness is the deadliest disease in the world. The Democratic Republic of Congo suffers more cases than any other country. Without treatment, parasites called trypanosomes invade the victim’s brain, ravage their sleep cycle, driving them mad before finally killing them. But dedicated doctors and medics are fighting back. We tell the stories of those who have lost family to the disease an...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

New! Distant Places, Forgotten Lives 45 min.

The people of Niger, one of the poorest countries in the world, suffer from a host of forgotten, parasitic diseases. Schistosomiasis and Lymphatic Filariasis blight the lives of millions creating an infant morality rate among the worst in the world. Yet the drugs which can cure these and other neglected diseases are cheap and safe to use. Now there is an ambitious goal - to eliminate five neglecte...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018