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Discovery Health Channel

Overview
Works: 487 works in 769 publications in 1 language and 8,483 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Case studies  Educational films  Television programs  Documentary films  History  Science television programs  Reality television programs  Popular works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: RA784, 613.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Discovery Health Channel
The truth about food : what you eat can change your life by Jill Fullerton-Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separating fact from fiction, examines the relationship between food and health, while drawing on health and scientific research to examine such topics as calories, additives, preservatives, eating disorders, illnesses, and fertility
The baby human( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience the first two years of a child's life just as they do. This groundbreaking program reveals what only the little ones know. What is their most profound need? How do they really see their parents? What does it feel like to struggle to walk or learn to speak?
Kill or cure( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history, harrowing at times, of the long, often grim road towards understanding and treating mental illness. Through testimonials, original manuscripts, photos, and extensive footage from medical archives, leading doctors and medical historians trace the history of asylums, the development of psychoanalysis, electroconvulsive therapy, and the rise of psychopharmacology. Details the once widespread use of phrenology, lobotomy, and lobotomy's ancient precursor, trepanning
The love lab : putting marriages back together( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goes inside John Gottman's renowned "Love lab" to see how one of America's foremst marriage counselors and his staff analyze and advise couples in marital distress
SARS : the true story( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After severe acute respiratory syndrome struck down its first known victim, it seemed only fear could spread more rapidly than the disease itself. Little was known about it, except that it was flu-like--and, for 15 percent of patients, lethal. Filmed in the wake of the initial SARS onslaught, this gripping program describes the World Health Organization's decisive counterattack. Julie Hall, of the WHO's Global Alert, Response, and Operations Department; WHO virologist Klaus Stöhr; and other frontline personnel in the all-out war on SARS discuss the coronavirus's emergence, its spread, and, through unprecedented international cooperation, its swift containment
Body in numbers( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More advanced than a computer yet more versatile and resilient than any machine is the amazing miracle known as the human body. In these four fascinating programs, we analyze the human body from conception through old age and more
Childhood obesity : combating the epidemic( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Provides clinicians, especially pediatric providers, with the information they need to assess, diagnose, and treat overweight children
The baby human 2( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine being thrust into a world where you cannot speak, movements are limited and in order to survive you must unravel the meaning behind a maze of sights and sounds. This is the world of a baby. Takes a look inside the mind of a baby, revealing how they think, communicate and observe. It's an incredible journey that each of us has taken, but which none of us remembers. Get a carpet-and-crib-eye view of what it means to be a baby
Making of a hangover( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program tracks to physical and psychological changes in seven volunteers as they drink with their friends in a bar. Information is provided on alcohol's impact on the body, the worthlessness of inebriation remedies, the danger of alcohol poisoning, and genetic inputs for alcohol addiction
The Invisible wall : autism( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program delves into the physiology of autism, a pervasive developmental disorder of the brain that can cause severe deficits in the areas of cognition, communication, socialization, and play. Computer animation reveals the impact of autism on the language center and other parts of the brain, while case studies demonstrate interventions being used to help people with autism live fuller lives. Interviews with Ivar Lovaas, Temple Grandin, [Portia Iversen and Jonathan Shestack], and a variety of therapists are featured"--Container
Jon & Kate plus ei8ht( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join Jon and Kate Gosselin as they experience the havoc, challenges, and joys of raising a set of twins and a set of sextuplets that have arrived within five years of each other. Takes you into the lives of this unusual and amazing family
Flight from despair : depression and mania( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Approximately 20 million Americans are currently grappling with mood disorders, devastating mental illnesses that force people's feelings to the extremes of the emotion spectrum. In this program, patients and those who are closest to them relate compelling stories of life with depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood-related conditions. Pharmacological advances that are helping to manage these diseases and improve patient quality of life are addressed"--Container
Kids Healthworks presents Baby's first year( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program provides information from renowned pediatric specialists, real-life stories from parents, plus helpful fun facts and insights that are invaluable to the person or couple planning their first child
Teen sex( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how and why teens are rewriting the book on sexual mores. Adolescents share their intimate views and concerns as they talk about peer pressure, double standards, the influence of the media, having intercourse, whether oral sex is sex, STDs, birth control, pregnancy, and whether they and their families are emotionally prepared to deal with all of this. Contains mature themes and explicit language and imagery
Power of music( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today, researchers and scientists are now finding that singing, listening and playing music improves health and stimulates the mind. Join established artists as they express the creative process which draws upon and captures the power of music"--Container
18 kids and counting( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives of the Duggar family, who may well be the best-known large family in history. After more than twenty years of marriage, the couple has received eighteen gifts; ten boys and eight girls. With only two sets of twins among the eighteen children, Michelle has been pregnant for twelve years of her life. Includes twenty episodes
You the owner's manual with Dr. Mehmet Oz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Enjoy learning about your own human body, as Dr. Mehmet Oz explains the miraculous, scientific, and artistic system of your "inner self." This informative and entertaining series challenges preconceived notions about how the human body works ..."--Container
Kids Healthworks presents Baby's first year( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program provides information from renowned pediatric specialists, real-life stories from parents, plus helpful fun facts and insights that are invaluable to the person or couple planning their first child
17 kids and counting( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a family with 10 boys and 7 girls ranging in age from less than a year up to 20 even the simplest things are really complex, with every individual pitching in for the good of all. Join the Duggars as the Bates family of Knoxville, Tenn. comes to visit with their 16 kids and they all go out to have fun. And, the Duggars have lots to celebrate -- Josh is engaged!
Boys : the weaker sex?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Focusing on behavior and learning ability, this program asserts that male brain structure and chemistry, in combination with the traditional concept of masculinity, are a liability to the socialization and maturation of boys. Evolutionary biology, the effects of prenatal androgens on the brain, male peer pressure, and the use of role play and panel discussions in the classroom to promote emotional expression and understanding are discussed"--Container
 
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The truth about food : what you eat can change your life
Alternative Names
Discovery Health.

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English (75)

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18 kids and counting