Health Documentaries

Health docs are all about our well-being including physical and mental. Food and it's personal and social impacts on health are also explored here. Sometimes you may feel a real human connection to the people featured in some of these films. There are many about human well-being in general, and some fascinating features on food.

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Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria

We are seeing now the emergence globally of some forms of bacteria that are effectively untreatab...

8.4 Views: 4,619
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Outsourced: Clinical trials overseas

Outsourced: Clinical trials overseas

US pharmaceutical companies have moved their operations overseas over the course of the past deca...

8.0 Views: 3,726
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Ebola: The Search for a Cure

Ebola: The Search for a Cure

2014. The Ebola virus. No-one knows exactly where it comes from but one thing is certain - it's o...

9.4 Views: 3,366
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Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak

Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak

ABC News" Dr. Richard Besser travels into the hot zone – where thousands of Africans are dying ...

7.5 Views: 5,002
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Vietnam: My Orange Pain

Vietnam: My Orange Pain

Graphic images - viewer discretion advised. 50 years after the US military intervention in the Vi...

9.0 Views: 4,989
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Washington's Food Fight: The Debate Over GMO Labels

Washington's Food Fight: The Debate Over GMO Labels

Should genetically modified food be labeled? In 2013, Washington voters were asked to take a side...

8.8 Views: 5,320
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Malaria: The Serial Killer

Malaria: The Serial Killer

Today, malaria kills twice as many people as AIDS, with some four million deaths a year. Of the t...

3.0 Views: 3,585
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My Deadly Appetite

My Deadly Appetite

William Weaver has Prader-Willi syndrome - is a congenital (present from birth) disease character...

8.4 Views: 6,991
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The Girl Against Fluoride

The Girl Against Fluoride

This documentary follows Aisling Fitzgibbon (The Girl Against Fluoride) on her Stripped Of Her Ri...

8.1 Views: 3,344
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Mermaid Girl: The Last Six Months

Mermaid Girl: The Last Six Months

2009. Shiloh Pepin was born with Mermaid Syndrome, or Sirenomelia, one of the rarest conditions k...

9.0 Views: 4,840
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Globesity: Fat's New Frontier

Globesity: Fat's New Frontier

Globesity: Fat's New Frontier reveals the outrageous eruption of a worldwide corpulence in countr...

7.4 Views: 7,318
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The Battle to Beat Polio

The Battle to Beat Polio

Stephanie Flanders, former BBC economics editor, has a very personal interest in the battle to be...

8.7 Views: 2,731
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Perfect Illusions

Perfect Illusions

A young woman named Anna Westin wrote in her diary of November 1999, of the toll taken by anorexi...

6.5 Views: 12,434
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My Shocking Story: I Woke Up in a Morgue

My Shocking Story: I Woke Up in a Morgue

This documentary follows those who suffer from the rare disease named Narcolepsy, Cataplexy. Cata...

7.6 Views: 5,896
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Soviet Files - Leaders and Healers

Soviet Files - Leaders and Healers

They say that there was a magic pill that could cure any illness and prolong life. But only the S...

6.6 Views: 4,163
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Mystery Diagnosis - Shwachman Diamond Syndrome SDS

Mystery Diagnosis - Shwachman Diamond Syndrome SDS

Shwachman-Diamond syndrome is a rare congenital disorder characterized by exocrine pancreatic ins...

7.3 Views: 4,305
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