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Watch The Program | PBS - Medicating Kids | FRONTLINE | PBS
"In "Medicating Kids," FRONTLINE examines the dramatic increase in the prescription of behavior-modifying drugs for children. Are these medications really necessary--and safe--for young children, or merely a harried nation's quick fix for annoying, yet age-appropriate, behavior?"
adhd  psychology  frontline  pbs  education  learning  behavior  drugs  2011 
october 2011 by robertogreco
Doctor Hotspot - Video | FRONTLINE | PBS
"New Yorker writer and FRONTLINE correspondent Atul Gawande reports on a doctor in Camden, N.J., who actually seeks out the community’s sickest — and most expensive — patients."
healthcare  health  frontline  atulgawande  jeffreybrenner  towatch  us  policy  changemakers  gamechanging  medicine  newjersey  camden  money  cost 
july 2011 by robertogreco
FRONTLINE: sick around the world | PBS
"In Sick Around the World, FRONTLINE teams up with veteran Washington Post foreign correspondent T.R. Reid to find out how five other capitalist democracies -- the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Taiwan and Switzerland -- deliver health care, and what the United States might learn from their successes and their failures."
healthcare  economics  frontline  policy  politics  society  health  medicine  us  germany  japan  taiwan  uk  switzerland 
march 2010 by robertogreco
FRONTLINE: growing up online: introduction | PBS
"In Growing Up Online, FRONTLINE takes viewers inside the very public private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about how the Internet is transforming childhood. "The Internet and the digital world was something that belonged to adults, and now it's something that really is the province of teenagers, " says C.J. Pascoe, a postdoctoral scholar with the University of California, Berkeley's Digital Youth Research project."
socialmedia  kids  education  society  safety  literacy  culture  cyberbullying  documentary  frontline  children  internet  socialnetworking 
september 2008 by robertogreco
Davenetics* : Frontline: Bush’s War - "perfect storm of bad judgment, malicious intent, a power structure out of balance, a weak Natl Sec Adviser, a marginalized secretary of state, an all-powerful veep,...
...a lazy Congress, and outplayed British PM, a foolishly managed French foreign policy, an ignored military leadership, an Oedipal complex hall of fame President, and a media that focused on Rumsfeld's funny press conference delivery instead of highlight
iraq  war  georgewbush  cheney  media  pbs  documentary  frontline 
march 2008 by robertogreco

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