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Under Our Skin
A chilling tale of microbes, medicine and money, this Oscar shortlisted film has changed the landscape of the Lyme epidemic, bringing unprecedented awareness in an engaging and accessible way. The…
Under Our Skin 2: Emergence
In this dramatic follow-up to the widely acclaimed Under Our Skin, Emergence takes the viewer on a journey from horror to hope. We witness the emerging epidemic of Lyme disease…

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Under Our Skin 2: Emergence
Part of the Series: Under Our Skin Collection
In this dramatic follow-up to the widely acclaimed Under Our Skin, Emergence takes the viewer on a journey from horror to hope. We witness the emerging epidemic of Lyme disease as infection and education spread globally. We watch as the truth emerges about the disease's persistence and reach, about promising…
Under Our Skin - The Untold Story of Lyme Disease
Part of the Series: Under Our Skin Collection
A chilling tale of microbes, medicine and money, this Oscar shortlisted film has changed the landscape of the Lyme epidemic, bringing unprecedented awareness in an engaging and accessible way. The definitive record of the Lyme controversy, Under Our Skin exposes a hidden story of medical and scientific malfeasance and neglect.…
Tick-Borne Diseases: A Public Health Menace
These small ectoparasites have emerged in force and have created a new public health crisis. Discover why tick-borne diseases are so easy to contract but difficult to diagnose, and get the facts about Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness in the United States.
Body Wars - The Epidemic of Autoimmune Diseases.
Something frightening is happening to the citizens of the developed world. Despite major advances in health care, over recent decades we've been battling an ever-growing epidemic of once rare allergic and autoimmune diseases. Today, more than 17 million people in the U.S. alone struggle to maintain one of their body's…
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Diagnosis: Unknown - Season 1
Medicine is a battle that is fought every day, in every corner of America, and all around the world. It is a fight against the ultimate villain, death, and it is waged heroically by men and women who live their lives by one profound oath: "I will do no harm."…
Diagnosis: Unknown - Season 2
Medicine is a battle that is fought every day, in every corner of America, and all around the world. It is a fight against the ultimate villain, death, and it is waged heroically by men and women who live their lives by one profound oath: "I will do no harm."…
Plagued
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Plagued: Invisible Armies
Part of the Series: Plagued
Invisible Armies: Filmed in the UK, Australia, Iceland, Hawaii and the USA, this episode looks at the interaction between our immune system and history. It draws the map of the world according to disease history and helps explain why Africa is still black. Jamaica has become black and Australia and…
Plagued: Epidemics
Part of the Series: Plagued
Epidemics: Filmed in the UK, Australia and the USA, Prague and Italy, this episode takes up the theme that , ironically, epidemics are the results of so-called progress and that despite medical technology, we are still vulnerable to old and new diseases that can change the course of history...In 1980…
Plagued: Will We Ever Learn
Part of the Series: Plagued
Will We Ever Learn?: Filmed in the USA, Italy, Australia and the UK, this episode draws together the themes and ideas from the whole series to show that, tragically,we do not learn from history so that old diseases re-emerge while new diseases arise....In New York today, 250 babies are born…