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Summary of Season 1 (2006) - 2 discs

This fascinating and comprehensive multipart documentary explores 5,000 years of medical health care, analyzing smallpox, tuberculosis, the plague and other historical diseases, as well as contemporary afflictions such as AIDS and other viruses. The four segments -- "The First Breath," "The Wild Years," "Mid-Life" and "Aging and Death" -- provide thorough discussions of astonishing medical breakthroughs ... and terrible scientific blunders.

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