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Monitor Me

Health, Media | 19 Aug, 2013 | 2 Comments

Touting this theory as the way we're going to live longer, Monitor Me looks into the new world of health and lifestyle monitoring apps and gadgets. With smartphones, we now have apps that monitor what we eat, when we sleep, how we exercise and even how we sit. Doctors are now telling people to use[...]

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The Disappearing Male

Health | 28 Nov, 2012 | 5 Comments

‘The disappearing male’ highlights a disturbing trend focusing on how the foundation of human development is threatened by toxic substances found in everything from shampoo, sunglasses, meat and dairy products, carpet, cosmetics and baby bottles, called “hormone mimicking” or “endocrine disrupting” chemicals, which are damaging the male reproductive system. The fact that the last few decades[...]

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Prescription for Disaster

Health | 21 Nov, 2012 | 1 Comment

‘Prescription for Disaster’ is a documentary film investigating the symbiotic relationships between the pharmaceutical industry, the FDA, lobbyists, lawmakers, medical schools, and researchers, and the impact this has on consumers and their health care. It explores the consequences we, as a society face because of the way business and health treatment works today. The film highlights[...]

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The Girl Who Survived Rabies

Social | 15 Nov, 2012 | No Comments

Four years after she nearly died from rabies, Jeanna Giese is billed as the first person known to have survived the virus without receiving a preventative vaccine. But Giese (pronounced Gee-See) said they'd gladly share that honor with others if only doctors could show that the treatment used to save her could spare other victims[...]

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That’s Impossible: Eternal Life

Science | 01 Nov, 2012 | No Comments

Is it possible to inherit eternal life? Some believe that the first children who will live to the age of 1000 are already born. To learn how humanity is about to defeat death, we will investigate the plans to grow replacement parts of the body in the laboratory, microscopic robots that could wipe out deadly[...]

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Hannibal: The Fall of Carthage

History | 03 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

Hannibal did not care to waste the power of Carthage? Legendary victories were ingenious strategist, paradoxically, the reason for the fall of this very rich business empire? Why Hannibal, at the height of his successful campaign, to refrain from attacking the city of Rome? Why was the military genius of Hannibal's defeat is not enough[...]

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Big Bucks, Big Pharma: Marketing Disease and Pushing Drugs

Health | 22 Sep, 2012 | No Comments

‘Big Bucks, Big Pharma’ is a shocking documentary exposing the sinister ways in which the the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical industry uses, manipulates and sometimes even creates illnesses for making profits. They work with the close cooperation of doctors and media to market these seemingly normal harmless prescribed drugs to insusceptible audiences. This investigative documentary challenges the[...]

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The OxyContin Express

Drugs | 03 Sep, 2012 | 145 Comments

The OxyContin Express examines Florida's massive problem with prescription pill abuse ranging from anxiety drugs, Xanax, to synthesized heroin, Oxycontin.  This documentary shows the trials and pain of overdoses, junkies and crooked[...]

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Money Talks: Profits Before Patient Safety

Health | 26 Aug, 2012 | 1 Comment

Money Talks exposes the unethical behavior of many pharmaceutical corporations that put the bottom line before the patient.  Have you seen the  Prozac, Xanax or Zoloft pens or clocks in your doctors office? If you have then your doctors have most likely been approached by sales representatives from big pharma. This documentary shows the questionable[...]

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Under The Knife

Health, Science, Social | 24 Aug, 2012 | 131 Comments

Louis Theroux travels to Los Angeles to see the world in plastic surgery, where improvements breast, tummy tuck, muscle implants and the like are common procedures. Spending time in the consultations of various plastic surgeons, Luis meets the doctors who performed the operations and people feel the need to work - if it is a man[...]

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Fractals: Hunting the Hidden Dimension

Science | 10 Aug, 2012 | No Comments

Mysteriously beautiful fractals are shaking the world of mathematics and deepening our understanding of nature. You may not know, but fractals, like the air we breathe, are around. Their irregular, repeating shapes are found in cloud formations and tree limbs, in stalks of broccoli and craggy mountain ranges, even in the human heart rate. In this film,[...]

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Outlaw Births

Social | 27 Apr, 2012 | No Comments

Clair, Heather and Clio are all pregnant women, but have decided not to use conventional medical care. They are born free - to give birth at home without professional assistance or relief of pain. The process is highly controversial, helps in childbirth, they could even be prosecuted. Will everyone get on with their plans? This controversial system of[...]

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