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RJ 506 .A9 A923 2005

Sue Rubin, who is autistic, was diagnosed and treated as mentally retarded until the age of 13, when she began to communicate using a keyboard. She is now a junior in college. This documentary takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, her daily world, and her life with autism.

QP 34.5 .B64 2002

This series takes the viewer on a journey through the human body. New techniques film the interior workings of the body in action. Each program matches the interior process to the way it affects our everyday lives.

RC 537 .D47 2008

Tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. 

RA 644 .T8 T97 2007

This 4 disc set includes 4 programs from NOVA: Ebola: The Plague Fighters, Surviving AIDS, Typhoid Mary: The Most Dangerous Woman in America, and from Rx for Survival, Bird Flu: How Safe Are We?.

RT 31 .H57 2008

History of Nursing: Development of a Profession

This DVD examines the evolution of nursing care into a profession. It considers the roles of nursing innovators and educators, the establishment of nursing schools, regulation and licensure, and modern issues in nursing.

QP 376 .H86 2009

The driving force behind every one of us is the most powerful organ in the natural world: the human brain. Through six case studies of the body in crisis, the program examines how different parts of the brain can help the body overcome tremendous obstacles, from surviving a firestorm to being stranded at sea for more than two months.

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QP 112 .M97 2007

Each of the three programs that make up "The mysterious human heart focuses on a different aspect of what we thought we knew, what we know now, and what we're on the verge of learning about the heart. 

Q-Z

RA 395 .A3 R95 2015

In this inspiring 90-minute documentary, filmmaker David Grubin - the son of a general practitioner - takes his camera across America from Maine to Alaska to introduce us to a diverse group of doctors, nurses, and health care professionals who are transforming the way we receive our medical care: lowering costs by placing the patient at the center of their practice.

RA 418.3 .U6 S53 2009

Investigates the failures and future of the private insurance industry, examining the best and worst of U.S. healthcare by telling the gripping and sometimes tragic stories of ordinary Americans. 

RA 393 .S53 2008

Four in five Americans say the U.S. health-care system needs 'fundamental' change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the rest of the world about how to run a health-care system, or are these nations so culturally different from us that their solutions would simply not be acceptable to Americans? 

RA 644 .V55 S655 2016

Investigate the rise of spillover viruses like Zika, Ebola and Nipah that can make the leap from animals to humans. Find out how human behaviors spread diseases and what science can do to anticipate and prevent epidemics around the world.

RJ 240 .V33 2014

This takes viewers around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations, and shed light on the risks of opting out. 

RA 975.5 .E5 W3 2012

A character driven documentary film that uses extraordinary access to go behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film offers a raw, intimate, and even uplifting look at how patients, staff caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices.

RC 628 .W45 2012

Three years in the making, The Weight of the Nation spotlights the facts and myths of this public-health crisis, showing how obesity affects the health of the nation and cripples the health care system.

RC 568 .C2 161 2007

The Austrian-born psychoanalyst Wilhelm Reich, whose work varied from profound to radically unconventional, died in an American prison in 1957. This program documents his life and the progressively defiant actions and ideas that brought it to such an ignominious end. 

RC 523.3 .Y68 2012

The first documentary filmed in an Alzheimer's unit told from the perspective of an Alzheimer's patient. In Danville, California, Lee Gorewitz wanders on a personal odyssey through her Alzheimer's & Dementia care unit. From the moment she wakes up, Lee is on a quest-- for reminders of her past, and her identity.