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Bodywatch; Secrets of Longevity


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Secrets of Longevity
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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

BODYWATCH interviews fashion model Carmen, author of "Staying Beautiful: Beauty Secrets and Attitudes from My Forty Years as a Model." Carmen, who modeled nude after the age of 40, offers viewers advice on staying youthful. The program offers viewers advice on staying youthful. The program dispels many myths about aging, including that older people lose their sex drive along with their memory. The program also suggests that many degenerative diseases are preventable.



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Chicago: “Bodywatch; Secrets of Longevity,” 12/22/1986, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 29, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A897BBB2D56C433E9DBAFCBA1489F4A3.
MLA: “Bodywatch; Secrets of Longevity.” 12/22/1986. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 29, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A897BBB2D56C433E9DBAFCBA1489F4A3>.
APA: Bodywatch; Secrets of Longevity. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A897BBB2D56C433E9DBAFCBA1489F4A3
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