Rosa's Story is the story of an El Salvadorean immigrant woman who, after marrying and becoming pregnant to a Texan she met on an online chat room, must choose between the man she loves and the life she wants for herself and her baby.
The prospect of conceiving a human being in a laboratory used to be the realm of science fiction. But in 1978, everything changed. This film tells the story of the doctors, researchers and hopeful couples who pushed the boundaries of science and triggered a technological revolution in human reproduction.
Sleeping should be easy. You get tired, go to bed and wake up feeling refreshed and ready to face the day. But sometimes, regardless of how much you try, you just cannot keep your eyes closed. With revelatory stories of extreme sleeping problems along with genuine methods to help those desperate to get some shut-eye, this programme offers ten top tips to trick your body into falling asleep more easily. Can food stop you from sleeping? How do solo yachtsmen combat the lack of sleep? Does having a late night tipple help you get to sleep? These and many other questions are answered in this timely, informative and entertaining guide.
Just like the other residents at the assisted living facility Harbor Place, Andrew Jenks played bingo, hung out in the courtyards contemplating 'the golden years', and even helped fellow neighbours change their oxygen tanks. However, unlike Tammy (age 95) or even Bill (age 80), he is only 19 years old. For a summer he moved into a senior residence in Florida, into room 335. For one summer he did all of the things that old people do. He wanted to find the answer to the question: How do they feel now that they face the end of their lives?
Nutritionist Natalie Savona and clinical psychologist Stephen Briers try to help people whose food addictions are taking over their lives, damaging their relationships and threatening their health.
Fat, 40 and depressed, film director Mladen Maticevic awakes to the realisation that unlike the types of movies he aspires to make, his life is anything but heroic. Overwhelmed by this reality, Mladen stumbles across a TV broadcast of the Rotterdam marathon race and something in him changes. He decides to do something truly heroic - to run a marathon himself
In the sprawling outer suburbs of Brisbane, a revolution is brewing. A sassy group of women from all walks of life have a dream: to resurrect the lost sport of full-contact roller derby in Australia. Led by their president Evil Doll, and despite none having experience in business, the roller girls have set up a roller derby league, one of 220 now dotted around the globe.
Teenagers love to sleep in and it's nothing to do with being lazy. Biology dictates that their body clocks work differently than those of children and adults.
From the moment we are born to the last breath we take, our lives are governed by a series of clocks. The revealing documentary, Secret Life of Your Bodyclock gives you the ultimate guide to running like clockwork. Ticking away inside our bodies, every one of our major organs has its own individual timepiece. So want to lose a bit of weight? Or get pregnant? All you have to do is perfect your timing.
Meet the women and men who are at the front line of quality medical care. In this episode: Minor Injury and Illness Clinic, Cath Lab Nursing, Nursing in a Small Town.
To celebrate The Deadlys 2009, SBS Two presents a series of Indigenous Week programs, kicking off with Outback United. With the lead up to the 2010 World Cup in full swing, there's another, quieter revolution underway: an audacious 10-year plan to bring the world game to Indigenous communities and to ensure that 5 percent of A-League players and Socceroos are from the Indigenous community by 2018.
This program examines the positive and negative effects of the use of placebos. It is a fascinating, human and thought-provoking journey into the effect belief has on the human body and how it could be harnessed to improve everyone's lives.
Ammie's Story is the story of a young girl from a broken home who travels to Singapore for a stage show but realises that what's important is the family she has left behind. But which family? Is it her average-statured mother, or the short-statured woman she calls her "adopted mum"?
In this second and final instalment of Addiction, the four addicts who have just completed rehab at the Manor now face their biggest test: can they return to their old lives without returning to drugs, gambling or booze?
Michael Mosley gets an MRI scan to see how much internal fat he has. It's not good news.
It sometimes seems as though everyone is on, or about to start a diet. This entertaining, and informative programme looks at the worldwide obsession with weight loss, exploring the ways and means by which people go about trying to lose weight; explaining the scientific evidence of what works, and more importantly showing ways to keep it off.
A highly poignant and powerful documentary about life at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s Young Person’s Unit, featuring honest, intimate stories of the teenagers fighting this deadly disease.
This weeks Animal Pharm pushes the boundaries of the farm further, as we find out how its products are not only feeding us, but will also become essential to our own survival. Will the farms of the future use animals and crops to grow drugs, human cells and even organs?
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