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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.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:00pm
SIGHT: The Story of Vision tells stories of individuals who struggle with vision loss and blindness including, an Iraqi war veteran’s vision loss due to a traumatic brain injury and a woman who is losing both her sight and hearing yet, refuses to stop achieving her dreams.
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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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, 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.

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