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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: Wed, Jun 3, 2020 7:30 PM
There is an ancient Ayurvedic proverb that says, “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need”. We explore the idea of functional food and tell stories of individuals who are looking to heal the body, spirit, and global community one meal at a time.
Air Date: Sat, Apr 4, 2020 8:00 PM
Take a look at how the Mayo Clinic, which is “world renowned for its medical arts,” has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 years, and what it can teach us about facing the challenges of patient care today.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 31, 2020 8:00 PM
When skeletal remains of at least 10 people, including several infants, turned up in the basement of Benjamin Franklin’s British residence, people wondered if the Founding Father might have had a much darker side, as the bones had been meticulously cut and drilled.
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: Wed, Jun 5, 2019 7:30 PM
As bone broth and kombucha line the shelves of your local grocery store, we take a closer look at “food as medicine”. From visits to the Traditional Chinese Medicine Centre in China, Manhattan Chinatown’s Po Wing Market and Seoul’s Kimchi Museum, we learn that food is so much more than just sustenance.
Air Date: Sat, May 5, 2018 7:30 PM
It’s been a decade since I last visited Xi’an, China, and it felt so good to be back. Founded in the 11th Century BC, every ancient building, bridge and tradition boggles the mind.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 8, 2018 10:00 PM
Filmmaker Jennifer Brea was a Harvard PhD student soon to be engaged when she was struck down by a mysterious fever that left her bedridden. As her illness progressed she lost even the ability to sit in a wheelchair, yet her doctors insisted it was “all in her head.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 2, 2018 10:00 PM
James Watson Influential Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson’s co-discovery of DNA’s structure, the double helix, revolutionized human understanding of how life works. The film uncovers his signature achievements, complexities and contradictions, including his penchant for expressing unfiltered and objectionable points of view.
Air Date: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 9:00 PM
In the 12th installment of his Emmy®-winning ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs follows the ancient trade routes from the Gotthard pass into central Switzerland, along Lake Lucerne, with a final stop at the port city of Basel.
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