The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working toward developing a comprehensive public health agenda to promote and improve the health of people with blood disorders. This video contains information about the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Blood Disorders.
Smoking and Lung Cancer
This film’s full title is “Smoking and Lung Cancer, an authentic case filmed at the Royal Edward Chest Hospital, Montreal: the diagnostic tests, assessment, preparation for removal of a lung from a patient with a long history of cigarette smoking.” It follows a lung cancer patient, who is also a heavy smoker, through x-ray, diagnosis, bronchoscopy, surgical preparation, surgery, and post-operation. It also gives information on the relationship of smoking to lung cancer.
Women at War
Women who served in various Wars from WWII through the War in Afghanistan talk about their service in the battlefield.
National Health Service Corps
After a brief introduction of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) you’ll follow Regina Benjamin, MD, a primary care physician, in Bayou La Batre, Alabama. She has worked for over 15 years in her community bringing health care to an underserved population.