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Bodywatch; Beyond Calcium

03/12/1987


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Series
Bodywatch
Program
Beyond Calcium
Program Number

215

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

BODYWATCH separates fact from fiction about this much touted trace mineral, examining the growing popularity of calcium supplements which claim to prevent osteoporosis. The program also explores how other factors, such as hormones and exercise, can play a key role in adding strength to bones. Also, a look at other trace minerals and bone-strengthening exercises.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Health
Citation
Chicago: “Bodywatch; Beyond Calcium,” 03/12/1987, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB7AD40BFD89496D8527A58EB7E27411.
MLA: “Bodywatch; Beyond Calcium.” 03/12/1987. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB7AD40BFD89496D8527A58EB7E27411>.
APA: Bodywatch; Beyond Calcium. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AB7AD40BFD89496D8527A58EB7E27411
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