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1940s and 1950s Teen Health, Hygiene and Cleanliness Film Library DVD
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This DVD collection contains 28 mostly 40s and 50's films created to teach that era's youth the value of good health and hygiene habits along with many examples demonstrating proper cleanliness techniques. This is an excellent timeless collection on the importance of developing good health habits that last a lifetime and is as relevant today as when these films were made.

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A Historic Look at Tuberculosis DVD
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This film series examines the battle that medicine waged against the killer disease of tuberculosis - including its deadly consequences if left untreated by modern medical methods.

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At the End of the Rainbow DVD
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A fascinating historic exploration of ultraviolet light and its health giving properties.

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Cholesterol, Diet, and Heart Disease
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Cholesterol, Diet, and Heart Disease (1994) was produced by the National Institutes of Health. The DVD identifies the three primary factors that contribute to increased risk of heart attacks. The three factors examined are smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The film is narrated by Dr. Bryan Brewer, Chief of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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Classic Child Psychology Studies of the 1940s - 1950s on DVD
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Social Interactions, Arrested Development, Comparative Physical and Emotional Growth Studies and More

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Classic Table & Dining Manners Film Collection on DVD
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An exploration of the various facets of behavior that demonstrate good table manners in a variety of situations

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Dental Health, Tooth Care and Dental Hygiene Film Collection on DVD
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This collection of two films and several early toothpaste commercials presents the best of toothcare and cavity prevention in the late 30s to the 50s. The two films - both produced during the WWII era, promote the importance of dental health and keeping your teeth clean and healthy. The commericals present a variety of tooth products - including Crest, DentuCreme, MacLeans toothpaste and Micrin Mouthwash.

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Diet and Cancer Protection
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Produced by National Institutes of Health in 1985, this video from the Medicine for the Layman series features Dr. Peter Greenwald who explains how poor diet choices can lead to being overweight and more susceptible to a variety of cancers and how good diet choices can dramatically alleviate cancer risks.

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Early 1930s-1940s Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Films on DVD
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Explore Hypnotic Therapy Used for Psychological Treatments Via Suggestive Hypnotic Suggestions and Psychotherapy

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Historic Childbirth Film Collection on DVD
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This collection of three films explores various aspects of childbirth in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Historic Diseases & Infection Educational Film Collection on DVD
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In the mid-20th century, huge strides were made in solving a variety of devastating diseases - as well as seeing a boom in educational materials to help prevent the spread of both common and life threatening diseases among the population. These films are a tremendous demonstration of principles that have shaped our modern medical machine - research to solve problems, immunizations and vaccinations and basic cleanliness and hygiene.

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Historic Welfare and Poverty in America on DVD
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Including Working Poor, African American Self Assistance, Food Stamps, Food Assistance to Children and More

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Hypothermia: What Is Is and How to Treat It
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Hypothermia was produced by the United States Coast Guard in conjunction with the University of Alaska. This DVD graphically demonstrates hypothermia and how easily it can occur on a fishing boat at sea in cold waters. The DVD shows a man falling off the fishing boat into the cold sea and the steps that are taken to identify if he has suffered hypothermia from exposure to the cold water and the steps that need to be taken to treat it. It also discussed prevention techniques.

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Inside/Outside: The Story of Food and Fitness
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Produced by the Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Information Service in 1983, this video explores the relationship between food and fitness showing how the proper foods in the correct proportions help achieve physical fitness. While the government has made some tweaks to the food pyramid since this video was produced, it is still an excellent overview of how to choose healthy foods, how to understand food labels in the supermarket and many other aspects of nutrition that are just as relevant to your health and physical fitness levels today as it was back in 1983 when it was produced.

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Introduction to Communicable Disease Nursing DVD
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Produced by the Department of Defense in 1975, this DVD takes a serious look at infectious/ communicable diseases. It explores how they are contracted, transmitted and how outbreaks are contained and destroyed. It also examines the role of hospital personnel to monitor signs of a potential communicable disease outbreak in the facility so that they can take steps to stop it before it becomes a major health hazard.

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Let There Be Light - Treatment Methods for WWII Battle Neurosis
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Produced by the United States Army, this film examines treatment methods for the 20% of all battle casualties in the American Army during World War II; which were of a neuropsychiatric nature. The special treatment methods shown in this film, such as hypnosis and narcosynthesis, have been proven to be particularly successful in acute cases, such as battle neurosis. Interestingly the successes achieved in battle neurosis is much greater than when dealing with peacetime neuroses which are usually of a chronic nature suggesting that these therapies are best employed for acute neurotic conditions.

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Medical Quackery on DVD
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The World of Fake Potions, Lotions, Pills, Formulas, Patent Medicines, Mechanical Devices, Snake Oil Salesmen and More to Improve Health

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Nutrition: The First Years DVD
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Produced by the Department of Defense in 1980, this DVD was produced for expectant mothers and fathers. It is designed to teach them about child care and nutrition for their babies during their first few years of life. The presentation covers areas such as breast feeding, working with formula and infant foods as well as many behavioral issues that arise during this critical time in the child's development.

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Pharmacists and Quacks on DVD
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A Vintage Film Compilation DVD Exploring 1940s Era Pharamcy and Pharmaceutical Training and the Quack Medicine and Snake Oil Peddlers Pushing Miracle Cures and the Governments Efforts to Stop Them

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The Anthrax Bacterial Threat - Causes, Spread, Casualties and Treatmen
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Bacterial Threat Anthrax: Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Causualties was produced in 2000 by the Department of the Air Force. This important film serves as an excellent educational guide on anthrax, what it is and what it can do. The film discusses the the characteristics of the Anthrax Organism that make it potentially a good Biological Weapon.It then teaches you how to recognize the signs and symptoms of Cutaneous and Inhalation Anthrax. It also discusses how to figure out the most likely casualty level associated with an aerosol attack with Anthrax as well as potential treatment options.

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