Discovery Health Channel This article is about an American channel. For the Canadian channel, see Discovery Health (Canada). Discovery Health Channel (or DHC), launched on 2 August 1999, soon cease to operate on cable television in the United States dedicated to programming that highlights various aspects of health and welfare. The television is part of Discovery Communications Inc., the other sisters in the television cable TV TV is Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet. A version of DHC aired in Canada, Discovery Health Canada is a joint venture between the giant Canadian media CW Media and Discovery Communications Inc. Another version of the channel in the UK was renamed Discovery Home Health . At first, DHC began to broadcast programs of other entities of Discovery Communications, primarily physicians TLC reality show.When the channel matured, started producing their own programming in the reality show genre, mostly related with babies (Babies: Special Delivery, Birth Day), bodies (Plastic Surgery: Before and After, National Body Challenge), and blood ( The Critical Hour, Dr. G: Medical Examiner). The DHC also shows episodes of the CBS medical series such as Chicago Hope. DHC won its first Daytime Emmy in 2004 for its original series about adoptive families, Adoption Stories.