Health

Coronavirus: A Global Emergency

Coronavirus: A Global Emergency

2020, Health

The streets of bustling metropolitan cities are barren. Death rates are escalating. Health care systems are being pushed beyond their limitations. Scientists are racing against the clock to formulate an effective vaccine while researchers are...

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Soyalism

Soyalism

2019, Health

The demand for pork - especially in China - has significantly altered farming and environmental realities across the globe. The need for greater populations of pigs has called for an increase in the production of cheap soy to feed them, which in turn...

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Brain Matters

Brain Matters

2019, Health

Brain Matters explores the reasons why some children are able to achieve their full potential later in life while others may dwell in disappointment and failure. When is the precise moment and to what extent is a child's future pre-determined during...

6.83
Testosterone: The Making of a Man

Testosterone: The Making of a Man

2019, Health

Aggression, boldness, and brawn are all adjectives our society might apply when describing the testosterone-driven male. But the true effects of testosterone are much more subtle and varied than these descriptors would suggest. The DW Documentary...

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Cause of Death: Unknown

Cause of Death: Unknown

2017, Health

The opioid epidemic represents the most profound public health crisis in recent times. The statistics are staggering. More than 200,000 Americans have perished from opioid related causes over the past five years. Now, the crisis has spread to regions...

7.36
The Vaccine War

The Vaccine War

2010, Health

Sixteen diseases are now preventable thanks to one of the marvels of modern medicine - vaccinations. But a conflict is steadily brewing between the medical community, concerned parents and other anti-vaccination activists. Do the potential harms...

4.87
The Implant Files

The Implant Files

2019, Health

The Implant Files examines the crossroads at which innovation and unregulated greed intersect, and the damage that can occur as a result. Few fields have harbored more forward-thinking innovation than the medical industry. Of particular consequence...

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Vegan

Vegan

2017, Health

The vegan movement is becoming more mainstream by the day. Whether consumers switch to a plant-based diet due to health concerns or out of protest against animal cruelty, vegans are challenging the status quo in the food industry. Corporations and...

6.66
Organic Food: Hype or Hope?

Organic Food: Hype or Hope?

2018, Health

The organic food craze has infiltrated grocery store aisles and the dinner tables of conscientious eaters, but is it really all it's cracked up to be? As its popularity grows, critics are questioning whether we can trust this bio-friendly brand of...

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Forever Young

Forever Young

2018, Health

Want to live forever? Immortality might be closer than you think. Forever Young explores the movement to not only expand life expectancy, but to craft a genetic reality that allows us to stay young for longer stretches of time. This growing field of...

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