This featured film, Unnatural Causes Episode 6: Collateral Damage, focuses on the two billion people worldwide who are infected with the TB bacillus, and the only 9 million people a year actually get the disease. The story of the Marshall Islands can help us understand why.
Unnatural Causes is the acclaimed documentary series broadcast
by PBS and now used by thousands of organizations around the country to
tackle the root causes of our alarming socio-economic and racial
inequities in health.
The four-hour series crisscrosses the
nation uncovering startling new findings that suggest there is much more
to our health than bad habits, health care, or unlucky genes. The
social circumstances in which we are born, live, and work can actually
get under our skin and disrupt our physiology as much as germs and