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Videos & DVDs in Multimedia Center

A dangerous business STROZIER, Multimedia Center Video -- HD7654 .D363 2003
An investigation of the McWane corporation, identified as one of the most dangerous companies in America in terms of health and safety violations, employee accidents and deaths. Over the last seven years the corporation has amassed more safety violations than all its major competitors combined.

From Chechnya to Chernobyl in STROZIER, Multimedia Center VHS -- HN530.B93F766 1997 Vid 525
The tiny, little-known country of Belarus has suffered more than any other in the aftermath of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Thousands of villages and towns were abandoned or evacuated, and their populations resettled to safer areas. Grünberg visited one of these villages where we meet the Tsiplaevs, a family of ethnic Russians who had recently left their native Chechnya. Like many, they have chosen to risk their health, and the health of their children's children, in exchange for a life without the constant fears of living in a war zone.

Sicko in STROZIER, Multimedia Center DVD -- RA395.A3 S53 2007--Reserves
Michael Moore interviews Americans who have been denied treatment by the United States health care insurance companies -- companies who sacrifice essential health services in order to maximize profits. Sheds light on the how complicated it can become for communities and individuals, and the sacrifices they have made when they are denied health care coverage.

Unnatural causes : is inequality making us sick?  in STROZIER, Multimedia Center DVD -- RA448.4.U53 2008 
"UNNATURAL CAUSES sounds the alarm about the extent of our alarming socio-economic and racial inequities in health--and searches for their root causes. But those causes are not what we might expect ... It turns out there's much more to our health than bad habits, health care or unlucky genes. The social conditions in which we are born, live and work profoundly affect our well-being and longevity."

The Weight of the Nation FSU STROZIER, Multimedia Ctr DVD -- RC628.W424 2012
A four-part documentary, each featuring case studies, interviews with our nation's leading experts, and individuals andtheir families struggling with obesity.

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