Thursday, May 04, 2006

Health Choices on DVD

The latest DVD series at the library includes 11 programs that examine the array of choices available in medical therapies and treatments.

Confronting integrated approach follows a young woman of 30 battling progressive breast cancer through treatment at major cancer centers such as Sloan-Kettering, and UCSF. She also has, with support from her doctor, used energy healing, acupuncture and herbs.

Spiritual healing reviews research in spirituality and healing, and includes interviews with
Dr. Kenneth Pelletier, author of The Best Alternative Medicine, Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madronna, a psychiatrist of Native American heritage and knowledge, Dr. Deepak Chopra, and Naomi Judd who has stuggled with Hepatitis C.

Othe program topics include genetic research, chronic pain, the aging process, herbal medicines, the mind/body connection, and sickle cell anemia.

Each program is approximately 30 minutes long. The series is available at the Bealeton and Warrenton branches.

For more information from the catalog:
Health Choices DVD Series