NOVA; What’s New About Menopause
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- What’s New About Menopause
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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50 million U.S. women will pass through menopause, a period of biological transformation that can profoundly affect a woman's heath. Hot flashes and mood swings may be temporary, but the dramatic shift in endocrinology can contribute to life-threatening illness. NOVA seeks to demystify this long-forbidden subject, sharing the findings of new research and examining the medical and ethical questions raised when, for example, science makes it possible for post-menopausal women to bear children.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; What’s New About Menopause,” 08/01/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed May 24, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9449E357C4614D8D8892EAD69C446FD6.
- MLA: “NOVA; What’s New About Menopause.” 08/01/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. May 24, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9449E357C4614D8D8892EAD69C446FD6>.
- APA: NOVA; What’s New About Menopause. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9449E357C4614D8D8892EAD69C446FD6