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Bereavement$2.95 Order Now
Guitelle Sandman, a mother who in a matter of months lost two of her four children, tells of the painful time of mourning and of ways by which one can adjust to a new life. Her courage is deeply inspiring to those who’ve suffered a loss.
Compassionate Friends$2.95 Order Now
Aiming to “transform the pain of grief into the elixir of hope,” a group called The Compassionate Friends, with more than 600 U.S. chapters, brings together parents who’ve suffered the loss of a child, to help them sort through complicated emotions among kindred spirits.
Conflict Resolution with Tajae Gaynor$2.95 Order Now
Youth leader Tajae Gaynor of the Bronx has dedicated his life to conflict resolution and school mediation activities after he witnessed the senseless stabbing of a friend.
Health Care With Kindness$0.00 Order Now
Patients often complain about rushed doctor visits and, of course, the cost of medical services. But a number of studies in recent years highlight a different concern: whether as a patient you actually experience kindness when receiving health care. And being treated with basic courtesy and compassion – especially while undergoing medical distress – was rated in one survey as the most important factor when a patient chooses a provider. In this Humankind documentary, we examine that challenge, from the perspective of both health care professionals – often serving in a stressful environment – and patients who come for help.
Jailhouse Chaplains$0.00 Order Now
The United States incarcerates more people than any other nation in the world. Federal and state prisons and county jails hold around two million prisoners. In this segment, we explore in-depth the experiences of two chaplains and two prisoners about their faith journeys while behind bars.
Laughter is Good Medicine$3.95 Order Now
Norman Cousins tells how “laughter therapy,” a warm bond with his physician, and Vitamin C cured a crippling spinal disease against 500-to-1 odds.
Listeners (Pts 1&2)$0.00 Order Now
There’s a kind of mystery in sitting calmly, patiently, attentively and tuning into someone else’s personal story – their experience and life journey. In this special program, we hear the reflective insights of people who listen for a living: physicians, counselors and clergy.
Resilient Nurses$0.00 Order Now
A no-holds-barred look at the stressful conditions in which many nurses work: the long hours, the emotional toll, the rapid pace, and the way that technology and institutional practices can make it hard to form a caring bond with patients.
Reflections on Dying$2.95 Order Now
In this sensitive sound portrait, persons who are dying and those who provide counseling to them are heard pondering the questions of life and death from a realistic perspective. Featured is Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and others.
Spiritual but not Religious$2.95 Order Now
A conversation with Bradley University Prof. Robert Fuller who has studied a large sector of Americans who regard themselves as spiritually inclined, but who do not affiliate with organized religion.
Walking through the Storm$14.95 Order Now
These four, sound-rich documentaries include leading cancer experts and moving first-person accounts by survivors. It’s thought provoking and inspiring.
The Search for Well-Being$0.00 Order Now
We examine a fascinating new model of health care: integrative medicine.