Medicine Videos

Understanding human anatomy, and how to diagnose and treat illnesses, has changed dramatically from ancient to modern times. This collection features people whose medical breakthroughs helped to save millions of lives.

Story of "the wonder drug" begins with Alexander Fleming who died on March 11, 1955. Learn about it in this video clip.

In 1951, the U.S. government commissioned a movie which explains the dangers of atomic warfare and its aftermath.

In 1949, Dr. Billy Graham traveled by train from Minneapolis to Los Angeles.

In the fourteenth century, bubonic plague swept through Europe, decimating the population.

This is the trailer for "Blow," a film which tells the story of George Jung - and how his cocaine-using-selling ways got him into serious trouble (wit...

When we breathe, oxygen gets into our bodies.

As deadly radiation spews from failed reactor number four, firemen fighting the resulting fires are getting sick.

It's 31 years since a nuclear reactor, located at the Chernobyl power station, exploded on April 26, 1986. Learn what went wrong.

Everything seems normal at the Chernobyl power station, but it isn't.

Tuberculosis - a disease caused by bacteria - has plagued human beings for millenia.

Scientists say that DNA is the instruction manual for building life, but what does that really mean?

Prince Albert, known to his friends and family as "Bertie," has a new title - the Duke of York - when Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon finally agrees to marry him...

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