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Bodywatch; Treading Lightly

04/10/1987


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Series
Bodywatch
Program
Treading Lightly
Program Number

219

Series Description

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

As with any other nagging body ailment, there's a lot of myth circulating about foot problems. BODYWATCH sorts through the growing variety of products, including orthotics and specially-designed shoes, aimed at the foot-sore consumer and looks at the practice of foot massage and its claim as a palliative for other bodily woes. Requests for info re: foot problems related to diabetes: REFER viewers to Irene Petrick; Ass't to Director Penn State University; Building IM; University Park, PA 16802.

Duration

00:34:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Health
Citation
Chicago: “Bodywatch; Treading Lightly,” 04/10/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9DFA4E8ECA07444DAD05D9889BB7BD21.
MLA: “Bodywatch; Treading Lightly.” 04/10/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9DFA4E8ECA07444DAD05D9889BB7BD21>.
APA: Bodywatch; Treading Lightly. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9DFA4E8ECA07444DAD05D9889BB7BD21
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