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New Video Series on Health Inequality

Popcorn – 46/365 by Joakim Wahlander (Creative Commons CC BY-NC 2.0)

The Films on Demand collection includes over 37,000 streaming videos available to the Union Institute & University community for free.  These videos can be streamed online and embedded in Brightspace courses.  The collection includes quality video productions from A&E, PBS, the BBC, National Geographic, HBO Documentary Films, Open University, Annenberg Learner, TED, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, and more.  The database recently added 34 new videos, including the series Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Unnatural Causes, for the first time on film, sounds the alarm about our disturbing socioeconomic and racial inequities in health—and searches for their root causes. But those causes are not what we might expect. There’s much more to our health than bad habits, healthcare, or unlucky genes. The social conditions in which we are born, live, and work profoundly affect our well-being and longevity. -Film Description

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