All Washed Up is a short program that discusses what it takes to get people to change their behavior, especially when it's hard. Join 14 year-old Hyrum Grenny as he takes us through the process of figuring out what it takes to get kids to wash their hands! In this six-minute program, viewers will learn about insightful strategies for influencing behavior change, and the importance of hand hygiene.
The videos in the series include: Skin, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems, Exploring the Digestive and Excretory Systems, Investigating Circulation, Respiration, The Amazing Nervous System, Senses, Investigating the Immune System, Reproduction and Development, Essential Nutrition, and Maintaining a Healthy Body.
Infection remains a serious problem for our species, despite our well-developed immune systems. After learning about different bacteria and other invasive organisms, delve into some half-truths about antibiotic resistance and good hygiene. End the episode with the answer to an intriguing question: Can you be too clean?
Most teens assume vaping is harmless, however it is not. E-cigarettes contain harmful chemicals that can kill. The habit is putting teens at risk for serious health consequences. E-cigarettes have been called the next generation cigarette and vaping the newest way for teens to start smoking.Studies state that 1 in 4 high school students have already tried e-cigarettes.
The films, and accompanying teacher materials, are a great asset for teachers and teachers in training to use to integrate video into their lesson plans to capture the attention of young minds and enhance learning.The series in the collection include: Body Systems and Health and Nutrition and You.
Professor Michael Ormsbee, Associate Professor and Interim Director of the Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine in the College of Human Sciences at Florida State University, shares 24 in-depth lectures on this subject.
PBS documentary that weaves together the science and treatment of depression with intimate portrayals of families and individuals coping with its wide-ranging effects, the film raises awareness and eliminates the stigma surrounding this prevalent disease, underscoring the fact that whether we are battling it in our families, our workplaces, or in our own minds, depression touches everyone.
Learn how easy and rewarding it is to think about, cook, and eat food from a healthier perspective. Chef Briwa shows you surefire ways to transform an oatmeal breakfast, a salad lunch, and a fish dinner into more appealing and nutritious meals, and Dr. Guttersen introduces you to the benefits of building your meals around the Sonoma Smart Plate - one of the simplest strategies for healthy eating.
Fast food often gets a bad rap. High amounts of saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, sodium, calories and a lack of fruits and vegetables make most fast food choices not the best in terms of nutrition. Explore the world of fast food with fun and humor, while discovering how to make the healthiest choices when eating on the go at fast food restaurants.
Specifically designed for and correlated to the curriulum of a middle school science course, this series explores the key concepts of the Human Body and helps instructors to teach challenging concepts. The films, and accompanying teacher materials, are a great asset for teachers and teachers in training to use to integrate video into their lesson plans to capture the attention of young minds and enhance learning. The videos in the series include: Bones and Muscles, Circulation and Respiration, Digestion and Excretion, and Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Science has revealed that the ability to lose weight and maintain that loss is affected by a complex web of hundreds of physical, mental, and emotional factors. Learn practical tips to help you implement the behavioral changes needed to lose weight and keep it off.
NOURISH vividly illustrates how what we choose to eat - individually and as a society - has an effect around the world, and how making more wholesome choices can improve the health of the environment, our communities and ourselves.
Each of us eats about fifty tons of food in a lifetime. From this mountain of edibles we obtain four basics of life - water, energy, protein, and a handful of vitamins and minerals. Nutrition Basics is about why we need to eat and why we have to choose carefully.
This video introduces students to the fundamentals of nutrition. The program begins by reviewing the digestive process in the body through colorful animations. Each of the six major essential nutrients is highlighted including: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Everyday common food examples of each nutrient are highlighted. The importance of each nutrient to body wellness is stressed.
The Special Kids speech and skill development video modeling programs have been demonstrated to help many visually receptive learners acquire verbal, reading, writing, academic, motor, play, self-help, social and interactive skills. Do you know how to wash your hands, brush your teeth and comb your hair? This program teaches children all about their body, and how to keep it clean.
With Stress and Your Body, you'll be learning about this integral—for better or worse—aspect of daily life from an engaging and insightful teacher. Professor Sapolsky knows just how important it is to understand the workings of stress, but he also flavors his lectures with humor and practical tips for stress management that you can incorporate into your lifestyle.
Discover the best beverage bets and learn more about how to make healthy choices through short video segments, including: Sugar Shockers: A Sour Choice, Sports Drinks and Performance, Water That Isn't H2O, Energy Drinks and Caffeine, Healthy Beverages = Healthy You
Caffeine and nicotine are two of the most common psychoactive drugs in our society. How do they work? How dangerous are they? After reviewing how each of these drugs affects the brain - and why nicotine in particular is so addictive - Professor Polk offers several strategies to quit tobacco use.
You've probably noticed how poor sleep can hinder your ability to think and focus. But why exactly is sleep so important? How does it contribute to a healthy brain? Uncover answers to these questions and more, and get four science-backed tips for sleeping better.
Kids, for all their youth and vigor, aren't indestructible. They're always growing, which makes their health needs different from those of the average adult. Enter pediatricians: trained medical experts whose sole mission is to help children reach their maximum potential.
Where do doctors gain their diagnostic skills? The answer: the Grand Rounds experience, an essential part of medical students' education and the ongoing process whereby doctors practice how to make diagnoses by examining real patients. Dr. Roy Benaroch guides you through 24 unique Grand Rounds that reveal insights into how doctors use medical science to do what they do.
'Crisis Intervention is part of a series of films from Mental Health Education. This playlist includes introductions to the Crisis Intervention Model, an assessment of a person experiencing a personal crisis and tools for successful interventions to unlock potential.
GOING SANE follows three families seeking the best, evidence-based treatment for mental illness, and introduces leading experts who reveal that patients continue to receive outdated and disproven treatments, often with tragic outcomes.
Known as Speaking From Experience, our library has been developed in partnership with more than 40 peak consumer health organisations. The series includes video clips across many health titles. It presents patient and carer experiences of a broad range of chronic conditions and wellness topics, including diabetes, osteoarthritis, heart disease, COPD, cancer, advance care planning and pain management, among others.
Discover evidence-based guidelines for good health, enhance your knowledge of common medical myths, strengthen your skills at assessing the truth behind medical information and advice, and much more. Dr. Steven Novella of the Yale University School of Medicine has designed these 24 episodes as an essential aid that can help you make smarter health decisions.
Learn MI strategies for engaging teenage clients who do not even want to be in your office, much less receive treatment, through clinical demonstrations with three adolescent clients using marijuana, heroin, and opiates.
Without a strong alliance and clear boundaries, mandated clients will often shut down or act out--especially if they are teenagers. How do you work to meet both institutional and clinical goals? MI expert Ali Hall demonstrates how to use this collaborative approach in juvenile justice settings.
Members of the transgender community face many barriers when attempting to access health care. Medical providers are not required to learn about transgender people during their schooling, so are often ill prepared to meet the medical needs of this socially and economically vulnerable population. Lack of exposure to transgender people can lead to discomfort when a provider encounters a transgender individual in healthcare settings, often resulting in a failure to successfully and sensitively meet the healthcare needs of the transgender patient.
Discover the thrilling story of how you were made, from the moment of conception to the moment of birth 280 days later. Follow the gestation process, the most exquisite biological choreography found in nature. Using the latest research and advances in medicine, we can reveal this hidden world in forensic detail. Zeroing in on milestones along the road to creation--where critical events can change your life.
Describes what the program covers, including demonstrating how male and female bodies change during puberty, why this happens, and how to deal with the changes. Notes that the mass media often promotes misinformation and false impressions about sex.
This documentary features raw, powerful interviews with 18 diverse cisgender and transgender women about their sexual & reproductive health histories. Women from a variety of racial and ethnic, age, sexual orientation, and class backgrounds candidly recount their histories with sexual education, early sexual experiences, abortion, birth control, masturbation, relationships, gender transition, menstruation, STIs, gynecological exams, sexual assault, pregnancy, pleasure, and much more.
What happens when you bring gender training to a public elementary school? In CREATING GENDER INCLUSIVE SCHOOLS the Peralta Elementary School in Oakland CA demonstrates the power of an open and honest conversation about gender.
From the moment when the female human body is first readied for gestation by hormones through the birth of a child, explore the complex events and genetic contributions required by both male and female reproductive systems in the reproductive process.
A sex education video for boys and young men with learning disabilities. The video has strong emphasis on consent and how to both say "No" and understand when someone else says "No". Also emphasised is the use of condoms for safer sex.
The video's narrator, who is like a fun, caring older sister, explains what the program will cover. She notes that media portrayals of relationships and sexuality are often unrealistic, and pledges to share candid, realistic information.
The amazing biological processes of reproduction and development are illustrated in this fast-paced video. Easy-to-understand diagrams, animations, and video footage explain the steps of the life cycle beginning at fertilization. Concepts and terminology include: egg, sperm, testes, ovary, uterus, ovarian cycle, menstrual cycle, ovulation, menstruation, fertilization, implantation, pregnancy, fallopian tube, zygote, embryonic development, cleavage, blastula, gastrulation, differentiation, placenta, twins, fetus, gestation, birth, growth, puberty, and life cycle.
Sex(ed) ultimately demonstrates that sex education isn't just about conveying the facts of biology and the dangers of STDs. This work of critical film analysis shows that what we learn (and how we learn it) affects our identity, our relationships, and our ability to be intimate. The messages imparted in sex ed lessons have a profound impact on how children later appreciate a woman's right to her body and her sexual activity, value consent and seek it out, understand the rights of oft-marginalized LGBTQ teens and adults, and connect with others as human, sexual beings.
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Maureen Palmer (Leaving Bountiful, How to Divorce and Not Wreck the Kids) explores what this radical transformation of the culture means for young people, parents, and our very notions of childhood. Palmer interviews researchers who have been tracking how the accelerating pressure to be sexy -- and sexual -- is changing kids' behavior and undermining their health.
Dr Kimberley Ivory provides a powerful yet simple approach to discussing herpes and safe sex, understanding transmission, symptoms and treatment. In this endearing program we see a normal healthy relationship develop, myths are dispelled and useful practical advice is given through a series of Frequently Asked Questions.
Begin this lecture with a fascinating story of a twist of fate in 1951 that turned out to be one of the most important developments in medical history. Then, study infections that attack the urinary tract and pelvic organs, and learn more about the wide range of sexually transmitted diseases.
Pregnancy amongst teenagers is becoming a growing problem in todays society. About 1 million teenagers become pregnant each year and more than 530,000 give birth. Dealing with the responsibility of becoming a parent at a young age is one of the hardest tasks to take on. Many teenagers dont fully understand the large responsibility and full time commitment it takes to raise another human being, when they themselves still have a lot of growing up to do. It is vital that teenagers become educated about sexual responsibility, as well as ways to protect themselves from getting pregnant if theyre sexually active.
A lot happens between the onset of labor and the first moments of a new life. This program explores approaches to childbirth, including different methods and environments, as well as what to consider when creating a birth plan. Viewers learn about contractions, how to discern true labor from false labor, the three stages of labor, and the appropriate time to call a medical professional. See what to expect during a traditional delivery or a Cesarean section.
This lecture by Stanford University's Paula England, a leading researcher in the sociology of gender, aims to clarify what's actually going on. England mobilizes a wealth of data to begin to chart whether the phenomenon of hooking up represents some kind of fundamental change, or whether we're simply seeing age-old gender patterns dressed up in new social forms.