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GOSPEL OF AIDS

African Studies  Aging / Gerontology  AIDS  Health  Sociology 

Examines the rapid spread of the AIDS epidemic in Africa, focusing on the small nation of Rwanda.

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AIDS BABIES

Aging / Gerontology  AIDS  Health  Sociology  Directed by Women 

Examines the plight of babies born with AIDS, focusing on the inspiring examples of dedicated caregivers such as Mother Hale, founder of Hale House in New York City, and Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-ross, filmed at her House of Peace in West Virginia.

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DARE TO BE 100

Aging / Gerontology  Health 

This video features an interview with Walter M. Bortz, M.D., author of the best-selling book, We Live Too Short and Die Too Long. Bortz, a clinical associate professor at the Stanford University Medical School and former Chair of the American Geriatrics Society, contends in this video that living to the age of 100, and even beyond, is natural.

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THE FUTURE OF AGING

Aging / Gerontology  Health 

Examines recent scientific research into the biological and mental mechanisms of human aging and the development of new techniques to reverse its effects.

JOHN MCCRAE'S WAR: IN FLANDERS FIELDS
JOHN MCCRAE'S WAR: IN FLANDERS FIELDS

World History  Sociology  Psychology & Psychiatry  Literature  Health 

This biographical video tells the story of John McCrae, a Canadian army physician in WWI. Shaken by the experience of having to pick up for burial the body parts of a best friend, the victim of a direct hit from a German shell, McCrae later wrote "In Flanders Fields," one of the most famous anti-war poems of all time, while looking out over the grave.

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TO MAKE MAN IMMUNE FROM DISEASE

Technology  Science  Health  Environmental Studies  Anthropology 

Inside the incredibly complex immunization systems of our bodies the battle against disease is never-ending. Medical science has helped by creating vaccines against the plague, smallpox, typhoid, polio, and other scourges—only to be overtaken by cancer and heart disease.

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