Health

Big Pharma: Gaming the System

Big Pharma: Gaming the System

2020, Health

The medical profession is well respected, and this is no surprise because the entire field of study is dedicated to the preservation of life. Medical professionals take their role so seriously physicians even traditionally agree to the Hippocratic...

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Fat Fiction

Fat Fiction

2020, Health

Obesity is a global problem, one that seems to have a straight-forward enough solution - manage one’s diet better. However, in America, managing food consumption is really not as simple as it ought to be. In fact, the obesity problem can even be...

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The Healthcare Divide

The Healthcare Divide

2021, Health

COVID has brought to light the disparities in American healthcare and how the pandemic has hit hospitals hard. Among these hospitals are the so-called safety-net hospitals (SNHs), whose mission is to serve working-class, low-income and poor urban...

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Vaccines: A Measured Response

Vaccines: A Measured Response

2021, Health

The Covid19 pandemic has brought the discussion about vaccine safety back into the headlines. And yet, despite media making it seem like a controversial issue debated over the last century, it's not. Vaccine doubts only began to emerge and take hold...

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Global Junk Food

Global Junk Food

2016, Health

In this feature, we get a glimpse into the world of fast-food advertising, mainly in developing countries. International food brands are not afraid to incorporate the local culture of these countries in the advertising of their products. For example,...

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3 Days that Stopped the World

3 Days that Stopped the World

2021, Health

This documentary follows the experience of two journalists trying to investigate the Covid-19 virus outbreak in Wuhan, China. They report on their experience investigating the outbreak three days before the first official lockdown. On the ground, they...

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The Age of Disconnection

The Age of Disconnection

2018, Health

Connection is the key to our survival. In this fast-paced world of endless commotion, we have lost touch with the natural environments that defined the origins of our species. That void has left a massive space we seek to fill with mindless...

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Childhood 2.0

Childhood 2.0

2020, Health

The lives of children used to be filled with hours of outdoor frolic, morning paper routes, and boundless adventures of the imagination. How times have changed. Childhood 2.0 characterizes our modern generation of kids and teens as enraptured victims...

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Right to Fail

Right to Fail

2019, Health

In Right to Fail, the PBS Frontline series teams up with ProPublica to investigate the relocation of mentally ill populations on the outskirts of New York City. The story brings up a series of moral questions involving an adult's right to determine...

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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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