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#14508/0697  FACES OF AIDS (THE)
*Telly Award Finalist Six faces believed they had very little in common. All six believed that AIDS did not concern them - they knew how AIDS was contracted and who contracted AIDS and that AIDS happened to someone else and somewhere else. All six knew the consequences of risky behavior. AND all six are HIV positive. Today, the growing attitude towards AIDS is one of complacency. It's even more important to address the myth that this deadly disease is for someone else, somewhere else.

#15668/0685  FIRE IN THE BLOOD: A Tale of Medicine, Monopoly and Malice
*Official Selection: 2013 Sundance Film Festival and New Zealand Film Festival FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the true story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs in Africa and the global south in the 1990s - leading to the preventable deaths of at least ten million people -- and how a remarkable coalition of people came together to stop them.

#14882/0635  HEPATITIS C: A Silent Epidemic
In this program viewers hear stories from patients who did not know they had hepatitis C, and learn how they discovered their condition. Experts tell about the importance of seeking a specialist to discuss medical options after a patient is diagnosed. The program also explains why anyone who is at risk for the disease should see a health professional and be tested.

#14599/0680  IN OUR OWN WORDS: Teens and AIDS
"If you’re a teacher, a principal, a superintendent, this is a video you should get for your schools. You can save a lot of kids." Oprah Winfrey, The Oprah Winfrey Show Teens infected with HIV through unprotected intercourse discuss denial, condoms, postponing sex, and how alcohol affects decision-making. Discussion Guide available on the DVD.Grades 5 to 12

In this animated video, learn how the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) attacks the immune system and how HIV can only be transmitted through blood, semen, vaginal secretions and breast milk. The key to prevention is abstinence, but there are some precautions to take into consideration in order to prevent the HIV infection.

#12791/0145  POSITIVE VOICES: Living with HIV/AIDS
What's it like to stare death in the face and live with a cloud hanging over one's head? In this program, a dozen young men and women who contracted HIV in their teens tell the story of their lives with this disease - from discovering they were HIV-positive through coping with the physical and emotional pain and looking towards their shortened futures.

#15289/0635  POSITIVE YOUTH: The Face of HIV Is the Human Face
Filmed in the U.S. and Canada, this documentary puts a human face on the new reality of living with HIV by introducing viewers to four very open, very dynamic 18 to 27-year old individuals who are either HIV-infected or HIV-affected. Over the course of the program, the four discuss the challenges of living and loving with HIV, while medical and psychological experts provide facts and historical context to show that although HIV is still incurable, it can, with effort, be managed..

#15664/0685  PROTECTION: Masculinity and Condom Use in Sub-Saharan Africa
HIV/AIDS has ravaged entire populations in sub-Saharan Africa. Yet educational efforts to prevent the acceleration of the epidemic continue to clash with traditional cultural attitudes that view protected sex as unmanly. PROTECTION provides a fascinating look at the origins of these attitudes, and examines how they are being kept alive by a set of hyper masculine myths that extol risk taking as an emblem of strength, virility, and potency. An eye-opening exploration of what it will take to make real and transformative change.

Safe sex is a term that gets tossed around a lot, but what does it actually mean? And safety from what? There are cures aren't there, for everything but AIDS? And they'll soon have one for that, so why bother? Viewers get the facts and they're not really optimistic when you get down to it! Sexual safety must still be taken seriously. Grades 8 to A

Obviously, if you're going to get teens today to pay attention to anything regarding their sexual activities and advocating abstinence and protecting themselves from disease and infections, you'd better have all the most current phrasing and styles and fashions and information. This video is now. Grades 7 to 12

#16044/1374  SPIRITUALITY IN HIV/AIDS: Implications for Clinicians
Through the comments of a professional who works with people afflicted with HIV/AIDS, as well as a woman who is HIV-positive, this video focuses on the place of spirituality in HIV/AIDS. How a diagnosis impacts the whole person is described, including the spiritual dimension of the person. Explores how HIV/AIDS impacts the spiritual need for meaning and purpose, for forgiveness, and for love and relatedness. The impact of spiritual beliefs and practices in the management of HIV/AIDS is discussed, as well as how spirituality and religion are resources for those dealing with HIV/AIDS. Implications for clinicians are described.

#14671/2003  STD'S (Real life Teens Series)
Sexually transmitted diseases (also known as STDs - or STIs for "sexually transmitted infections") are infectious diseases that spread from person to person through intimate contact. STDs can affect males and females of all ages and backgrounds who are having sex. Unfortunately, STDs have become common among teens. This program covers the following topics: What are STDs?, Types of STDs?, How are STDs Spread?, Preventing and Treating STDs, Who Can Get HIV?, Hepatitis B - how is it spread?Grades 8 to 12

This essential program offers straight talk about STDs and the heavy price young adults are paying for having unprotected sex. *Part of the CONNECT WITH KIDS Series for Grades 6 and up.

#14601/0545  STIs: Facts and Fiction
Becoming sexually active is a choice many teenagers make - one that should be made with solid understanding of the threats to their health and that of their partners. This program takes a detailed look at sexually transmitted infections, commonly known as STIs specifically focusing on the facts and myths, decisions and getting help, symptoms and consequences, and treatment and protection.Grades 8 to A

Sex, drugs, and food only a few of the means by which hepatitis hijacks and quietly assaults the human body. This series presents valuable facts about the causes of, and treatments for, the stealthy virus and also features case studies that offer a real-world perspective on the globe-spanning disease. Pushing beyond the level of a medical primer, the series will enrich studies in substance abuse treatment, child care, restaurant training, and much more. Three programs: UNDERSTANDING HEPATITIS A; UNDERSTANDING HEPATITIS B; and, UNDERSTANDING HEPATITIS C.


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