PBS series “Unnatural Causes” online

The Media Resources Center, by special arrangement, is making available on streaming video the award-winning PBS series “Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?”

Sounds the alarm about the extent of our alarming socio-economic and racial inequities in health–and searches for their root causes. But those causes are not what we might expect … It turns out there’s much more to our health than bad habits, health care or unlucky genes. The social conditions in which we are born, live and work profoundly affect our well-being and longevity. Program notes including contents of episodes ([8] p. : ill.) in container. Introduction — In sickness and in wealth (56 min.) — When the bough breaks (29 min.) — Becoming American (29 min.) — Bad sugar (29 min.) — Place matters (29 min.) — Collateral damage (29 min.) — Not just a paycheck (30 min.). Series executive producer, Larry Adelman. c2008. 236 min.

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