New additions to Discovery Health Channel this fall include Resident Life, Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses, Don’t Die Young, National Body Challenge (2007), The Truth About Food as well as Dr. G: Medical Examiner.
Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT beginning September 4
Forget the sexy world of Grey’s Anatomy and discover how medical residents really live as they face long hours, no sleep and intense pressure. Welcome to Resident Life , a series that captures a team of young doctors’ struggles, triumphs and teamwork intermingled with a healthy dose of humour and compassion.
Spa of Embarrassing Illnesses
North American Premiere
Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT beginning September 6
At her Spanish Spa, leading nutritionist Amanda Hamilton detoxifies the bodies and rejuvenates the spirits of people suffering with some of society’s most embarrassing and socially stigmatised medical conditions including hyperhydrosis and psoriasis.
Don’t Die Young
North American Premiere
Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT beginning September 6
Can you tell your spleen from your gallbladder? Do you even know where they are, let alone what they do? Dr. Alice Roberts takes us on a guided tour of the body. She’s so good, she can even tell where people live based on the colour, size and shape of their lungs!
National Body Challenge (2007)
Thursdays at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT beginning September 20
Under the supervision of nutrition and obesity experts Dr. Lydie Hazan and Dr. Pamela Peek, three families will each experience the highs and lows of breaking old habits to attain a stronger sense of self worth as well as a healthier and nutritious lifestyle.
The Truth About Food
Five-hour marathon, Monday October 8 beginning at 2 p.m. ET/ 4 p.m. PT//
The series airs weekly, Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT beginning October 24
Can spinach really save your eyesight in old age? Can garlic be a natural Viagra? The Truth About Food uncovers the secret powers of food, including how certain ingredients can influence everything from your mood and fertility to your sex appeal and longevity.
Dr. G: Medical Examiner
Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning September 9
Through a unique blend of forensics, medical science and emotion, Dr. Jan Garavaglia, one of America’s top female medical examiners, investigates the deceased’s cause of death and brings a sense of closure to their family.
X-Weighted, Season 2
Wednesdays at 4 p.m. ET/ 8 p.m. PT beginning October 3
X-Weighted is a documentary series about ordinary people fighting their individual war on fat. As they exercise their way to a healthier weight, they try to uncover the underlying causes and on-going triggers that have always made it difficult for them to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Check falltvpreview.com to view Discovery Health’s fall schedule grid.