Cavity-Free Families!
This 15-minute video (in English and Spanish) advances the new paradigm in oral health and delivers the concept that individuals can keep the mouth`s balance between sugar, bacteria and fluoride in control and that this can prevent tooth decay. This video was filmed in Spanish and English and employs actors as young Latina sisters. They discover all the right behaviors to keep their families free from tooth decay and enjoy good oral health.


Publisher: Children's Oral Health Program of Monterey County and Educational Messages Services
Format: Video, 15 minutes
Childhood Illnesses

In this informative, detailed video consultation, common childhood illnesses are reviewed in a question and answer format easy for parents to understand. A leading Harvard pediatrician explores what parents should know when evaluating and caring for children with fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and sleepiness. This program explains the important aspects of chicken pox, middle ear infection and croup that all parents must understand to properly care for their child. Also reviews the major immunizations, how and when they are given and why.


Publisher: Cambridge Career Products, 1989
Format: Video, approximately 30 minutes
Common Childhood Illnesses
This entertaining yet informative video addresses common childhood illnesses, their symptoms, possible at-home and professional medical treatments, and how to decide if a doctor should be consulted. School age children who have experienced the conditions describe each illness, how it felt, what it looked like, and how it was cared for. Viewers learn about the symptoms of and treatments for:

Ear infections
Mumps
Appendicitus
Fevers
Measles
Croup
Abnormal bowel movements
Common colds
Tonsillitis
Chickenpox
Asthma
German Measles


Publisher: Cambridge Career Products, 1991
Format: Video, 33 minutes
Eating Healthy for Kids

No additional information available.


Format: VHS, 21 minutes
Lead: The Invisible Poison

Nearly seventy percent of Latino children tested have high levels of lead in their bodies. This program explores common sources of lead poisoning in the home. Health providers speak about the symptoms and effects of lead poisoning. The English- and Spanish-language version are on the same video.


Produced by: University of CA Communication Services, 1999
Format: VHS, 10 minutes English, 12 minutes Spanish
Living with Diabetes

A Guide for Patients and Parents
 
The particular challenges that diabetes presents African Americans with are discussed in this medical guide that highlights how cultural differences, including heredity and diet, impact the prevalence of diabetes in the black community. Information on how the disease works, how it is treated, and how to handle the emotional challenges that accompany a chronic disease is provided. Preventative steps, disease management, exercise and diet, and proper medication are covered for those who suffer from the disease.


Author: James W. Reed, M.D., MACP, FACE
Publisher: Hilton Publishing Company, Inc., 2005
Format: Book, paperback, 210 pages
Look at My Teeth
This 15-minute video (in English and Spanish) promotes prevention of Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and good oral health behaviors. The video demonstrates at-home behavior, mouth cleaning and inspection procedures for toddlers. Additionally, segments provide education regarding risks for ECC, bottle behaviors and nutritional guidelines.


Publisher: Children`s Oral Health Program of Monterey County and Educational Messages Services
Format: Video, 15 minutes
Loving Spoonfuls

Eating Healthy for Kids

No additional information available.
 

Format: VHS, unknown running time.
Menu Planning: Meals for Pre-schoolers

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Format: VHS, unknown running time
My Trip to the Dentist
This 15-minute video (in English and Spanish) manages the expectations surrounding the first visit to the dentist for families. This video was filmed on location in a beautiful pediatric dental office and features a bilingual cast of adults and children. The education comes from the chair side of a friendly dentist and the auxiliary staff. It gives the viewer some clever at-home steps to follow that ensure good oral and overall health.
Publisher: Children`s Oral Health Program of Monterey County and Educational Messages Services
Format: Video, 15 minutes
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