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Air Date: Tue, Jun 23, 2020 10:00 PM
The story of a drug company that pushed opioids by bribing doctors and committing insurance fraud. With the Financial Times, an investigation of how Insys Therapeutics profited from a fentanyl-based painkiller 50 times stronger than heroin.
Air Date: Tue, May 19, 2020 10:00 PM
Inside a hospital battling COVID-19 in Northern Italy, as doctors make life and death decisions. The intimate, exclusive story of one besieged ER doctor, her staff and patients, from the darkest days to the signs of hope.
Air Date: Mon, Apr 27, 2020 9:00 PM
Meet a visionary doctor on a journey to find a cure for cancer. Nobel Prize winner Dr. Jim Allison spent decades waging a lonely but ultimately fruitful quest to discover a way the immune system can stop cancer in its tracks.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 15, 2020 9:00 PM
Diabetes is an epidemic that affects 100 million Americans, costing over $350 billion annually. Explore the history and science of this hidden crisis and meet some of the faces behind the statistics whose stories bring insights and hope.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 25, 2020 9:00 PM
Follow the patients who desperately need transplants to save their lives, see the profound decisions families face in donating the organs of loved ones who die, and learn about the critical shortage of organs and new research into “organs by design.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 20, 2020 8:00 PM
Hawaiʻi needs 300 primary-care doctors statewide, according to an annual report evaluating the Islands’ growing doctor shortage. More than 500 specialty doctors also are needed. The shortage is greatest on the Neighbor Islands, especially on the Big Island, where the situation is described as critical.
Air Date: Tue, Feb 12, 2019 10:00 PM
Learn about a pediatrician accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years. An investigation with The Wall Street Journal into the decades-long failure to stop a government doctor who moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings.
Air Date: Sat, Nov 10, 2018 8:00 PM
Donizetti’s comedy stars Matthew Polenzani and Pretty Yende. The poor country boy Nemorino wins the love of wealthy and beautiful Adina – with the help of a magic elixir sold by the traveling “doctor” Dulcamara.
Air Date: Mon, Jun 11, 2018 10:00 PM
Every year, a million babies are born worldwide with hereditary diseases. Physicians once had little to offer. But now a new breed of gene doctors is on the case. Devising treatments that target the root causes, they are transforming patients’ lives.
Air Date: Thu, May 10, 2018 10:00 PM
Celebrated New Zealand chef Peter Gordon discovers the roots of Cantonese cuisine. Peter’s journey takes him north to Lianzhou, the mountain home of the Yao tribe, where he cooks succulent spiced pork. Next he walks the rice fields of the Pearl River Delta, and meets traditional medical doctors in Foshan.
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