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After Tiller: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
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Filmmakers Lana Wilson and Martha Shane discuss the making of their film After Tiller. Continue


What’s That You Said About New Hearing Aids?

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Next Avenue
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Apple and traditional device makers have teamed up on hearing aids. Continue


Stabilizing Vaccines with Silk

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NOVA
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New technology may bypass the need to keep vaccines cold by stabilizing them with silk. Continue


Whooping Cough

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Second Opinion
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Patient Story: Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious illness that can cause many complications. It’s also a disease that can be prevented. Cheri Rae shares the heartbreaking story of how her son’s bout with pertussis changed his life. Myth or Medicine: Does everyone with pertussis actually cough with a whoop? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to prevent the spread of Whooping Cough. Continue


Fighting HPV in Bhutan

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NOVA
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Human papillomavirus, or HPV, can cause cervical cancer. Bhutan is the first developing country to welcome the widespread vaccination of girls against HPV, and cervical cancer rates have dropped. Some countries have resisted the vaccine, but in Bhutan even the royal princess is onboard. Continue


Melanoma

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Second Opinion
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Patient Story: While Melanoma is the most dangerous kind of skin cancer, it can be curable if it is caught and treated early. In this episode, Andrea Heitker shares her personal story, and you’ll learn the signs of Melanoma and what you can do to prevent it. Myth or Medicine: Can sunscreen actually cause skin cancer? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to prevent skin cancer. Continue


When I Walk: You Have to Hear the Geese

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POV
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In this clip from When I Walk, Alice goes on a hike for the first time in two years to relieve some of the stress of caring for Jason. Continue


When I Walk: Scooting Around

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POV
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In this clip from When I Walk, Alice and Jason both ride scooters around the Guggenheim Museum on their fourth date. Continue


When I Walk: The Cars Will Run You Down

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POV
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In this clip from When I Walk, Jason explains the obstacles that make traveling around New York City difficult for him. Continue


When I Walk: Filmmaker Interview

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POV
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Jason DaSilva and Alice Cook discuss the making of the film When I Walk. Continue


After Tiller

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POV
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Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's After Tiller is a deeply humanizing and probing portrait of the only four doctors in the United States still openly performing third-trimester abortions in the wake of the 2009 assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, Kansas—and in the face of intense protest from abortion opponents. Continue


How Brain Exercises Help Your Body

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


"Ebola Outbreak" - Preview

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FRONTLINE
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With special access to teams fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone, FRONTLINE travels to the epicenter of the Ebola crisis to find out how and why the outbreak has spiraled out of control — and to track the fight to contain the virus’s deadly spread. FRONTLINE's "Ebola Outbreak" premieres Tuesday, Sept. 9 on PBS and at pbs.org/frontline. Continue


Concussion

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Second Opinion
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Patient Story: Concussion alters the way the brain functions and can cause ongoing problems. In this episode, Monica Cooke shares her story of making the tough decision to give up the game she loved because of multiple hits to the head. Myth or Medicine: Does a normal brain scan rule out concussion? Second Opinion 5: Five signs that you need to go right to the Emergency Room. Continue


Brushes with Death

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NOVA
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Dorothy Roseman describes her close encounters with vaccine-preventable diseases. Continue


When I Walk

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POV
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Jason DaSilva was 25 years old and a rising independent filmmaker when a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis changed everything — and inspired him to make another film. When I Walk is a candid and brave chronicle of one young man’s struggle to adapt to the harsh realities of M.S. while holding on to his personal and creative life. Continue


When I Walk: What Happens When I Can't Eat My Food?

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POV
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In this clip from When I Walk, Alice and Jason discuss the future of their relationship after Jason experiences health setbacks. Continue


When I Walk: Mapping Accessibility

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POV
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In this clip from When I Walk, Jason comes up with the idea to generate a map of all the accessible establishments in the area. Continue


When I Walk: There's No Elevator

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POV
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In this clip from When I Walk, Jason calls restaurants in his neighborhood to find out if they are wheelchair accessible. Continue


George Clooney and his "Powerful Pen"

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Pioneers of Television
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George Clooney steps in and gets his African American co-star, Eriq La Salle, on the cover of "TV Guide." Continue


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