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Farm to Table or Freezer to Table: What's Healthier?

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Aspen Ideas Festival
PBS


Even chefs are turning their backs on the term “farm to table” as the food industry, including the fast-food industry, claims that its mass-produced meals come straight from a farm near you. But what’s really “fresh,” and what’s best for you? Continue


Quick Bite: Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

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How Does It Grow
PBS


So you've eaten a helping of asparagus, and soon afterwards, you're struck by a particularly odiferous bathroom visit. Asparagus pee — that smelly urine that strikes after eating asparagus — what's up with that? Well, you'd be surprised how much scientific research has tried to get to the bottom of this. Here's what they’ve discovered. Continue


Get excited for the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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Healthy Eating
PBS


Join First Lady Michelle Obama and kid chefs from around the country for the 2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kids' "State Dinner." Learn more and submit a recipe at pbs.org/lunchtimechallenge. Continue


"The Trouble with Chicken" - Preview

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FRONTLINE
PBS


FRONTLINE investigates the spread of dangerous pathogens in our poultry — and why the food-safety system isn't stopping the threat. Continue


A Chef’s Life Holiday Special - Preview

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A Chef's Life
PBS


Join Vivian as she prepares foods that draw on her Southern heritage and Ben’s Chanukah traditions. Continue


Feel Grand: Redefining Cancer

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Feel Grand
PBS


Dr. Cary Presant explores the risks of getting cancer later in life, and discusses essential screenings and new cancer treatments. Episode 106. Continue


Feel Grand: Women's Cancers

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Feel Grand
PBS


Cancer specialists and surgeons Drs. Alexandra Heerdt and Elizabeth Poynor discuss what women can do to stay steps ahead of cancer, as well as new treatments for women who have been diagnosed. Continue


Feel Grand: Emotions of Aging

Feel Grand
PBS


Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General Dr. Susan Blumenthal joins Jane Seymour to talk about getting the most out of this chapter of life, the feelings - good or bad - that arise as we age, and how to make this stage of life meaningful and joyful. Episode 101. Continue


The Pain-Reducing Power of Water Workouts

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Next Avenue
PBS


How to get more intense exercise and less joint pain Continue


How Brain Exercises Help Your Body

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Next Avenue
PBS


New studies show surprising ways that training your brain can pay off Continue


What Lives in Cheese?

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Gross Science
PBS


What makes cheese so delicious? It's the bacteria, fungi, mites, and maggots living in it. Continue


Lorraine Bracco - L.A. Times Festival of Books

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Book View Now
PBS


Actress Lorraine Bracco talks about living a healthy lifestyle with Los Angeles Times writer Mary MacVean. Continue


Fourth Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

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Healthy Eating
PBS


First Lady Michelle Obama launches the fourth annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. Learn more at pbs.org/lunchtimechallenge. Continue


Feel Grand: Skin Care

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Feel Grand
PBS


Dr. Jeanine Downie discusses the rise in skin cancers, and what you can do to lower your risk as you age. Episode 110. Continue


Feel Grand: Heart Health

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Feel Grand
PBS


Drs. Richard Shlofmitz and Suzanne Steinbaum discuss common symptoms of heart disease, as well as what you can to stay heart healthy and take care of this most vital organ. Episode 107. Continue


Feel Grand: Nutrition

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Feel Grand
PBS


Nutritionist and physician Dr. Pamela Peeke shows you healthy snacks, meals and smart food substitutions that taste delicious and won’t leave you hungry. Episode 105. Continue


Feel Grand: Diabetes

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Feel Grand
PBS


Family physician and New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Mark Hyman, discusses the growing diabetes epidemic among boomers, treatments and preventative steps everyone can take to be healthier. Episode 102. Continue


Did Richard III Maintain a Healthy Diet from Birth to Death?

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Secrets of the Dead
PBS


A team of scientists has traveled to Richard’s birthplace in Northamptonshire to find out if he was a fit and capable warrior at the Battle of Bosworth. By analyzing the chemical isotopes in Richard’s teeth, legs and ribs, they can create a complete profile of Richard’s diet over the course of his life. Resurrecting Richard III premieres on Wednesday, September 24th at 10 p.m. on PBS. Continue


Riding in the World's Toughest Horse Race at 61

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Next Avenue
PBS


Barbara Smith's Mongol Derby adventure offers lessons for the rest of us Continue


Preview | Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey

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Medal Quest
PBS


Tough competition. Spiritual uplift. Ice hockey: a game of force, speed, and strategy, played by top athletes with sticks, sharp sled runners, and the serrated ice picks used to propel their sleds. See Team USA’s record-breaking performance at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in ICE WARRIORS: USA SLED HOCKEY, premiering November 2014 on PBS. Continue


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