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Under Our Skin (2008)

 -  Documentary  -  19 June 2009 (USA)
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Exposes the hidden epidemic of Lyme disease and reveals how our corrupt health care system is failing to address one of the most serious illnesses of our time.

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Polly Murray ...
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Willy Burgdorfer ...
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David Martz ...
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Elise Brady-Moe ...
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A gripping tale of microbes, medicine and money, "Under Our Skin" exposes the hidden story of Lyme disease, one of the most controversial and fastest growing epidemics of our time. Each year, thousands go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, often told that their symptoms are "all in their head." Following the stories of patients and physicians fighting for their lives and livelihoods, the film brings into focus a haunting picture of the health care system and a medical establishment all too willing to put profits ahead of patients. Written by Open Eye Pictures

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There's no medicine for someone like you

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$7,043 (USA) (19 June 2009)

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$97,698 (USA) (26 February 2010)
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This film is not only superior in quality and professionalism, it is probably the most important health documentary in the world today.
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This film is not only superior in quality and professionalism, it is probably the most important health documentary in the world today. It uncovers a pandemic that affects millions of people in every state in the U.S. and every continent in the world. It exposes the politics and greed that lead to massive ignorance in the medical community and keeps millions of people sick. It is the eye opener that has paved the way for thousands to get the help they desperately need and has opened the door of baby steps toward badly needed reform. It takes a long and hard look at a disease that affects millions who are misdiagnosed with more than 300 other diseases and conditions, it is amazing to see the time, information, creativity, and comprehensive overview that is covered in the film.


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