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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Extraordinary People: My Face is Eating Me Alive

Extraordinary People: My Face is Eating Me Alive

Eight years ago, when Tare was 13 years old, she had a toothache. Her mum Thandiwe told her not t...

7.4 Views: 6,967
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Mystery Diagnosis: The Man Who Tripled In Size

Mystery Diagnosis: The Man Who Tripled In Size

Walt Breidigan starts out with flu-like symptoms, but soon becomes dizzy from hypotension. He dev...

7.2 Views: 5,805
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The Man Who Ate Himself To Death

The Man Who Ate Himself To Death

The tragic story of Ricky Naputi, one of the world's fattest men. At nearly 65 stone, bedridden a...

5.8 Views: 7,905
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The Tiniest Girl In The World

The Tiniest Girl In The World

Two-year-old Charlotte weighs less than eight pounds and wears the clothes of a newborn baby. At ...

7.9 Views: 5,913
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Dying To Sleep

Dying To Sleep

This documentary deals with a very rare and unusual prion disease called Fatal Familial Insomnia ...

5.6 Views: 4,538
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Mystery Diagnosis: Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis

Mystery Diagnosis: Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis

Ashley's illness began with chronic diarrhea as an infant, and branched out to such diverse sympt...

6.8 Views: 4,907
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The Eight-Limbed Boy

The Eight-Limbed Boy

Six-year-old Deepak was born with an extra body growing out of his chest. His extra set of limbs ...

9.1 Views: 4,603
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Locally Abundant

Locally Abundant

In the summer of 2011, two young Maritimers, Justin Cantafio and Ryan Oickle, departed on a journ...

6.5 Views: 4,046
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The Cure Is

The Cure Is

The Cure Is.... features doctors, scientists and spiritual leaders showing how thoughts and emoti...

7.6 Views: 11,164
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The Abortion Diaries

The Abortion Diaries

THE ABORTION DIARIES is a documentary featuring 12 women who speak candidly about their experienc...

7.8 Views: 11,011
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Too Fat To Toddle

Too Fat To Toddle

Prof Gately and his team have been running successful weight loss camps for teenagers for eight y...

6.5 Views: 6,876
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An Inconvenient Tooth

An Inconvenient Tooth

This stunning documentary, which features scientists, health professionals and activists, was rec...

8.8 Views: 6,292
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History's Mysteries: Small Pox Deadly Again?

History's Mysteries: Small Pox Deadly Again?

Since the dawn of time, the smallpox virus terrorized mankind. In the 20th century alone, it took...

8.2 Views: 4,185
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Monitor Me

Monitor Me

Dr Kevin Fong explores a medical revolution that promises to help us live longer, healthier lives...

4.0 Views: 2,784
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The Sick Story of Genetically Modified Organisms

The Sick Story of Genetically Modified Organisms

A genetically modified organism (GMO) is created in the lab using scientific methods to splice ch...

8.8 Views: 10,182
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Seeds of Freedom

Seeds of Freedom

Seeds of Freedom seeks to challenge the mantra that large-scale, industrial agriculture is the on...

8.6 Views: 3,220
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