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Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 8:30pm
Experts say the heroin epidemic, which is a growing problem nationwide, is largely spurred by people who first become addicted to prescribed opiate pain medications.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:30pm
More than half a million people die of cancer each year in the U.S., so it’s no wonder we want to do what we can to catch and treat cancer early.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:30am
Have you ever wanted to see how a national TV show is made?

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PTSD, survivor’s guilt and reintegrating into civilian life – these stories illustrate the challenges some vets face, and successful ways they overcome.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:00pm
Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915).
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:30pm
In any given year, nearly 21 million American adults are diagnosed with a mood disorder. 
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 8:30pm
Can you really die of a broken heart?
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 8:30pm
Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder that presents in early childhood or adolescence with the first symptoms often being involuntary movements, or tics.
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:00pm
Visit Strathcarron, a Scottish hospice center where patients face pain, uncertainty and the possibility of life’s end with song and humor.

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