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The Resource Health matters, WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)

Health matters, WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)

Label
Health matters
Title
Health matters
Statement of responsibility
WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The truth about cancer, told by Linda Garmon, shares the personal story of her husband's battle with cancer. It is followed by Take one step : a conversation about cancer, a conversation hosted by Linda Ellerbee with cancer survivors Dr. Ernie Bodai, Dr. Bernadine Healy, Dr. Paul Brenner, and Dr. Richard Payne. The hidden epidemic : heart disease in America, examines heart disease, the number one killer in America and one of the nation's greatest health challenges for both men and women. Presents personal stories that showcase the scientific advances that are transforming the field of cardiology and the effect these changes will have on people stricken with heart disease. Includes a discussion hosted by Larry King in which medical experts and physicians present strategies and practical tactics for improving heart health. Depression : out of the Shadows tells the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease. Fat : what no one else is telling you explains our psychological responses to food, shares new scientific knowledge about hunger, eating, and human metabolic operation. Shows how external pressures such as oversized restaurant portions and the unending barrage of food advertisements make fighting fat so difficult. Also features real Americans telling their stories about the biological barriers, cultural habits, and economic realities contributing to their struggle to get fit. The forgetting : a portrait of Alzmeimer's is an exploration of Alzheimer's, taking both a sweeping and intimate look at how this cruel disease affects nearly five million Americans and their loved ones. David Hyde Pierce hosts two panels with experts providing practical advice on coping with Alzheimer's disease
Related
Cataloging source
XFH
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
616
Intended audience
MPAA not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
RC46
LC item number
.H4 2008
Runtime
532
Technique
live action
Label
Health matters, WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: bonus interview footage with journalist and cancer survivor Linda Ellerbee, heart disease survivor Larry King, and more; printable resources such as heart-healthy recipes and 100 Ways to Eat Healthier; access to program Web sites; Spanish audio tracks and subtitles for Depression and FAT and closed captions
Contents
[pt. 1] The truth about cancer -- [pt. 2] The hidden epidemic : heart disease in America -- [pt. 3] Depression : out of the shadows -- [pt. 4] Fat : what no one is telling you -- [pt. 5] The forgetting : A portrait of Alzheimer's
Control code
ocn304666946
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 532 min.)
Isbn
9781593758530
Isbn Type
(set)
Other control number
783421427693
Other physical details
sd., col;
Publisher number
  • WG42769
  • WG42769.1--WG42769.5
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o304666946
  • (OCoLC)304666946
System details
DVD; Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Label
Health matters, WGBH Educational Foundation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special features: bonus interview footage with journalist and cancer survivor Linda Ellerbee, heart disease survivor Larry King, and more; printable resources such as heart-healthy recipes and 100 Ways to Eat Healthier; access to program Web sites; Spanish audio tracks and subtitles for Depression and FAT and closed captions
Contents
[pt. 1] The truth about cancer -- [pt. 2] The hidden epidemic : heart disease in America -- [pt. 3] Depression : out of the shadows -- [pt. 4] Fat : what no one is telling you -- [pt. 5] The forgetting : A portrait of Alzheimer's
Control code
ocn304666946
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
5 videodiscs (ca. 532 min.)
Isbn
9781593758530
Isbn Type
(set)
Other control number
783421427693
Other physical details
sd., col;
Publisher number
  • WG42769
  • WG42769.1--WG42769.5
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o304666946
  • (OCoLC)304666946
System details
DVD; Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital

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