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Gut Reaction

Gut Reaction

The medical community has long professed the numerous risk factors associated with an unhealthy diet. The foods we eat can play a primary role in determining our vulnerability towards many potentially life-threatening conditions including obesity, high blood pressure, heart...

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Born at the Burnt Land

Born at the Burnt Land

Following the resolution of Operation Desert Storm in 1991, American troops returned home to a rousing welcome from a grateful public. But for many of these veterans, their war had just begun. Widespread incidents of memory loss, eyesight impairment...

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Frack Them All!

Frack Them All!

Russia Today investigates the fracking epidemic in rural areas all over the United States in Frack Them All! Industry representatives claim every possible precaution is taken in the natural resource extraction process that has become popular, and a lightning...

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The Fight Against Ebola

The Fight Against Ebola

Ebola bullies itself into the forefront of global awareness more and more every day, and VICE News' The Fight Against Ebola traces the virus' current outbreak to its roots in Guinea in December of 2013. It quickly found its...

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The Coming Pandemic

The Coming Pandemic

Whether it's the seemingly annual discovery of a new flu-like virus accompanied by doom-and-gloom press coverage, or the popularity of viral-born zombie epidemics in Hollywood fare these days, or some other form of allusion to an impending cataclysmic viral...

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Children of Darkness

Children of Darkness

This is an Oscar nominated 1983 documentary film exploring the issue of mentally ill children and the institutions they lived in. The film not only exposed the abuse in mental institutions but it also educated people that mental illness...

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The 46 Year Pregnancy

The 46 Year Pregnancy

In 1955, in a small village outside Casablanca, 26-year-old Zahra was pregnant with her first child. But after 48 hours of painful labor the baby was still not born. She was rushed to the local hospital, but in the...

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Wartorn

Wartorn

After the Civil War more than half of the patients in mental institutions were veterans. In 1980 post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) became an accepted diagnosis for veterans with psychological wounds. Based on personal accounts of American soldiers whose physical...

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The Unspooling Mind

The Unspooling Mind

The Unspooling Mind is a documentary about the human toll of dementia, heart-wrenching decisions for families, the desperate search for care for those who can no longer care for themselves, and seeking help in a place with no return...

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Globesity: Fat's New Frontier

Globesity: Fat's New Frontier

Globesity: Fat's New Frontier reveals the outrageous eruption of a worldwide corpulence in countries where not so long ago famine was number one health issue. In China the usage of sugar and oil has led to rapid enlargement of...

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