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Bodywatch; Mystery of Memory

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Mystery of Memory
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Series host: Dr. James H. "Red" Duke, Jr., Texas physician and professor of surgery. Health correspondent: Dr. Holly Atkinson, physician and medical journalist. Commentator: T George Harris, editor-in-chief, "American Health" magazine. Program format: Magazine-style; each program is focused on a single health theme and includes feature stories as well as a commentary. Series release date: 1986

Program Description

The fourth season of "Bodywatch", the series that explores the latest scientific and medical research on mental and physical well-being, delves into the inner workings of the mind with programs on schizophrenia and phobias, investigates controversial issues such as teen violence and scientific cure-finding, and offers startling information on some of the things we take for granted like sight, memory and strength. Texas physician Dr. James "Red" Duke, Jr. hosts the series.



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