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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, June 23, 2017 - 9:00pm
The Great British Baking Show, the food show phenomenon in the U.S. and abroad, returns for a fourth season.
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Connected by having a son or daughter who is gay, parents across the country discuss their experiences in the documentary Anyone and Everyone airing Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 1 p.m. on WXXI-TV. 
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 8:30pm
Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that is known as the “great imitator” because many of its symptoms can mask themselves as other disorders. 

Ongoing

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

Recently

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:00pm
A moving and intimate story of a family in transition, Independent Lens: Real Boy premiering Monday, June 19, 2017 at 10:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV, follows the journey of trans teen Bennett as he navigates adolescence, sobriety, and the physical and emotional ramifications of his changing gender identity.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00pm
Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders.
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 9:00pm
The Great British Baking Show, the food show phenomenon in the U.S. and abroad, returns for a fourth season.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 5:30pm
Join WXXI and the Mental Health Association of Rochester/Monroe County for a NPR Generation Listen Listening Event.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:30am
Have you ever wanted to see how a national TV show is made?

Next Avenue - Where grown-ups keep growing.

Visit WXXI's new online destination NEXT AVENUE for people over 50 to explore and connect.

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