1 streaming video file (28 min.) : sd., col.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 21, 2013.
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Early Detection of Melanoma (4:08) -- Nodular Melanoma (4:33) -- Overal Irradiation Exposure Cause of Skin Cancers (4:01) -- The Thrill of a Thriller (0:48) -- Sleep Deprivation in Teens (3:01) -- Sleep Deprivation and Risky Behavior (4:23) -- Minus the Meat: Eggplant Involtini (5:23) -- Credits and Additional Resources: Sleepy Teens, Melanoma, the Thrill of a Thriller, and More: Tonic (Series 2) (0:35)
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In Tonic, Dr. Norman Swan leads a team of reporters who cover all aspects of health, from lifestyle to complementary medicines to the most recent medical discoveries. Topics covered in this episode include: *The Secret Lives of Sleepy Teens: New research explains why teenagers struggle to get out of bed in the morning and need to be dragged out, as well as the effects on their lives and behavior. *Melanomas Are More Than Skin Deep: Melanoma is the most serious kind of skin cancer, but many deaths caused by melanoma can be prevented if people know what to look for when performing a mole check. *The Thrill of a Thriller: Tonic's resident skeptic Rich Brophy loves scary movies. But he wonders why he, and so many others, enjoy being terrified and shocked by the gore and horror of such violent movies. *Minus the Meat-Beef or Eggplant Involtinis: Going "meatless" a couple of times a week has significant benefits for one's health.
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Films for the Humanities (Firm)
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