Health

AIDS in Black America

AIDS in Black America

This FRONTLINE & ENDGAME film is a groundbreaking two-hour examination of one of Americas biggest health issues which in itself is preventable. There is around one million people in the United States who are infected by HIV about half of these are black men, women and children. Using interviews and old archived data this documentary traces the history of AIDS epidemic and allows those involved

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Living On Steroids

Living On Steroids

Anabolic steroids have been used by bodybuilders for years, they build muscle, strength and improve on a user's overall performance but these steroids are now being used by young men who want to look good quick, it's a trend thats on the increase. South Wales is now known as the steroid capital of the United Kingdom and it's big business. In this film they set about investigating what on offer whe

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League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis

The NFL is undeniably one of Americas favorite sports / pastimes, but as of late it appears the league itself has become under assault from former players claiming that participating in this sport lead to them developing long-term brain injuries and that these were being covered up. In this two hour FRONTLINE documentary they ask the question, how much did the NFL know and when did it know? In a b

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Born Asleep

Born Asleep

This Panorama episode takes a look at the toll of still born babies that shames Britain, which has one of the highest rates of still born births in the developed world, with 9 apparently healthy babies dying in the womb each day. This film meets with the doctors who think they can save thousands of babies lives, they have been battling for years for the medical establishment to take notice but oth

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Frack them all! ‘Safe’ drilling in US

The oil and gas industries will have you believe that the process known as fracking is safe and that every precaution is taken to ensure that the environment is not damaged by exposure to the harsh chemicals used. This RT documentary however goes straight to the source in order to find out for themselves if what we are being told is true, what they find though is frightening, fish in rivers dying,

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The Fight Against Ebola

The Fight Against Ebola

Ebola is an infectious disease that spreads through contact with bodily fluids including saliva and sweat has an extremely high fatality rate and is currently reeking havoc in West Africa. The recent outbreak which is the largest of all time really began to take hold in March of 2014 in Guinea, quickly spreading to Liberia and Sierra Leone with cases being discovered in the Congo, Senegal and Nige

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The Return of the Black Death

With the current outbreak of the Ebola virus making it's rounds the last thing we want to hear is word of Black Death outbreaks but back in September of 2013, the Minister of Health issued an epidemic alert of the spread of plague across Madagascar. The outbreak itself hit some of the most remote villages in Madagascar and killed dozens of people, it is rumored that it began affecting those in ove

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The Politics of Food: Smokies

In the UK there is a lot of cultural diversity and most of these people try access the food which is traditional to them but often those foods and the ingredients that go into these dishes can be illegal to buy. Smokies are no different, they are a traditional food to some West African countries but in the UK they are illegal to produce and sell. This has been the case throughout Europe since 1987

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Ebola: The Search for a Cure

Nobody really knows where the Ebola virus comes from but whats even scarier is the fact that his recent outbreak is the worst Ebola epidemic the world has ever seen, with the current death toll claiming more lives than all previous outbreaks combined. Efforts to contain the virus appear to be failing, but there is hope. In this episode of Horizon we meet the medics on the frontline and follows

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