Category: Wellnesss, Health & Physical Security



T033 - Battling Fatigue

Fatigue on the job can mean trouble. The various types of fatigue and ways fatigue can be overcome are covered.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: dangers of fatigue - times of day - diets - rest - smoking - exercise


T058 - Exercise Your Heart

Regular aerobic exercise can make a big difference in the quality of life. Proper warm-up, dynamic exercise and cool-down procedures are shown.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: aerobic exercises - frequency - stretching - consulting a physician

 


T067 - Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a potentially serious illness transmitted through the bite of a tick. Learn how to recognize Lymeís symptoms and how to prevent it.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Closed, Open

Key Training Points: symptoms - treatment - prevention

 

T079 - Stress In The Workplace

Approximately three fourths of all Americans experience stress. The causes of stress and ways to deal with it are discussed.

Tone: Humorous / Language: English, Spanish / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: physical damage - immune system - smoking and alcohol - ways to relieve stress

 

T096 - Smoking

Each year millions of smokers attempt to kick the habit. Popular methods of quitting and their effectiveness are covered.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: methods of quitting - benefits - persistence

 

T101 - Salmonella - The Enemy Within

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates that 24 million to 81 million cases of food poisoning occur each year. The common causes of food poisoning are shown.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: definition - causes - prevention - remedies

 

T107 - Timing Is Everything - Shiftwork

Shiftwork can be hazardous because it interferes with the bodyís natural daily rhythm. Workers are alerted to the potential dangers of shiftwork and how to avoid accidents.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: sleep rhythms - fatigue - adaptations

 

T130 - Your Heart: An Ownersí Manual

Tightness in the chest may signal a heart attack that has gone too far. Learn what can be done to reduce the chance of a heart attack.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: smoking - obesity - high blood pressure - exercise - diet

 

T137 - Slip, Slop And Slap - Skin Cancer

Construction workers and others who spend their time working outdoors are exposed to a variety of health risks, including skin cancer. Workers learn how to recognize the disease and simple preventive precautions.

Tone: Drama / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: causes - types - identification - prevention

 


T149 - Colds And Flu

No one is immune to the common cold or flu. The differences between them, appropriate treatments, and ways to help prevent their spread are discussed. Knowledge about colds and flu can arm us in the fight to say well.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: causes - drugs - prevention - recovery

 

T154 - A Heartbeat Away - Strokes

The only difference between a transient ischemic attack commonly called a mini-stroke and a full blown stroke is the severity. Ignoring the symptoms wonít make a TIA go away.

Tone: Drama / Language: English,

Key Training Points: stroke types - high blood pressure - symptoms - precautions

 

T156 - Headaches

Everybody gets headaches, but there may be no need to suffer. Each kind of headache, its cause or causes, and appropriate treatments are discussed, with emphasis on tension and migraines.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: types - causes - prevention - treatment

 


T159 - Silent Epidemic - Sexually Transmitted Diseases

There are over 20 diseases that can be transmitted sexually. The more dangerous STDís, their symptoms, and methods for prevention are discussed.

Tone: Drama / Language: English, Spanish

Key Training Points: types - contraction - multiple partners - symptoms, safe sex

 

T185 - The Burden Of Depression

Depression afflicts one of every five workers and costs American businesses up to $35 billion a year. Learn to recognize depression and tactfully help its victims.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: warning signs - suicides - treatment - intervention

 

T186 - Dental Hygiene: Something To Smile About

Your teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them. Identify the causes of dental disease and steps for prevention.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English / Caption: Open

Key Training Points: tooth decay - disease - prevention

 

T196 - Breast Cancer: Reducing The Risks

Breast cancer strikes one in eight American women. Learn the risk factors associated with the disease, and the importance of early detection.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: risks - detection - treatment

 

T200 - Choosing For Two

Having a baby is one of lifeís most rewarding events, but how well the pregnancy goes depends a lot on the motherís health and well-being. Proper prenatal care, including nutrition, exercise, and avoidance of alcohol, nicotine, and drugs, is covered.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: smoking - alcohol and drugs - diet - exercise

 

T205 - Cutting Cancer Risks

You can cut your cancer risk. Take a few minutes to find out how you can add years to your life.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: skin cancer - tobacco - carcinogens

 

T217 - Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in men, yet with early detection it can be avoided. Symptoms of the disease and early detection methods are shown.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: recognizing - prevention

 

T234 - Diabetes

Adult diabetes affects nine million Americans and is responsible for 40,000 deaths per year. Learn to recognize its symptoms and get the right help.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: prevention - recognition

 

T260 - Nothing To Sneeze At - Allergies And Asthma

An allergy sufferer never knows whether or not the next breath of air, the next bite of food, the next living thing encountered will cause a fit of sniffling, sneezing misery or worse. Learn about various allergies and how to avoid, abate, or cure them.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points: natural causes - industrial causes

 

T269 - Hypertension

Find out what high blood pressure is, how dangerous it can be, what factors can cause it or reduce it, and what you should do if you have been diagnosed as being hypertensive.

Tone: Drama / Language: English

Key Training Points: risks - control - lifestyle - medications



T356 Airborne Pathogens

Airborne diseases are spread through microscopic droplets released into the air, usually when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Airborne pathogens include influenza, chicken pox, measles and mumps, as well as more dangerous diseases such as tuberculosis, plague, botulism, smallpox, and anthrax. Fortunately despite the presence of contagious airborne pathogens, there are steps we can take to reduce the risk of infection.

Tone: Actuality / Language: English

Key Training Points - Types of airborne diseases - Modes of transmission - Personal hygiene - Prevention strategies in the workplace - Safe use of antibiotics