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StoryCorps Shorts: The Road Home

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POV
PBS


Eddie Lanier struggled with alcoholism for over 40 years, until his 28th stint in rehab finally led to sobriety. Homeless and hungry, Eddie found a friend in David Wright, a passerby whose frequent donations stood out. Four years after they shared Eddie's remarkable story with StoryCorps, David persuaded Eddie to move into his home. They still live together to this day. 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 is peak oil, and will fracking buy us time?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


PBS NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with former big pharma executive Chris Martenson about why the money the U.S. printed after the financial crash would have been better spent on alternative energy rather than on the banks. Continue


Happy

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PBS Specials
PBS


Explore the secrets of our most valued emotion in this compelling global journey in search of what makes people happy. Combining real-life stories from around the world and powerful interviews with leading scientists in happiness research, this program leads us toward a deeper understanding of how our sense of happiness and well-being can be cultivated and even learned. Continue


James Levine: 30 Seconds on Sitting

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


James Levine is a medical doctor and obesity researcher at the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University. He is also the inventor of the treadmill desk. While he's standing up (whether at his treadmill desk or not), James is also a slam poetry champion and the author of two novels, "The Blue Notebook" and "Bingo's Run." Continue


A Fierce Green Fire - Preview

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American Masters
PBS


Experience the battle for a living planet in this exploration of the environmental movement. Continue


StoryCorps Shorts: Me and You

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POV
PBS


In New York, 73-year-old Jackie Miller talks to her adopted son, Scott, revealing something about her early life that sheds new light on his adoption. As they express their profound love for one another, Scott touchingly recalls how he came out to her and expresses his trepidation about the future. Continue


56 Up - Preview

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POV
PBS


Return to England for the eighth film in a series that’s followed the same group since age seven. Continue


The Many Steps to Coming Home

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Next Avenue
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Moving back to my old place meant climbing three flights of stairs. Did I still have the stamina? Continue


Shedding a life-long label to become an artist

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Through education, Arc of the Arts turns people with intellectual disabilities into artists. With a strong identity, a boost of confidence, self expression and platform for exposure, these artists meet new goals for refining their craft and for practicing social skills to use in their new career. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art 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


When I Walk: Mapping Accessibility

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POV
PBS


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


Joy Bauer’s Food Remedies

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PBS Specials
PBS


Eat your way to better health with advice from one of the nation’s leading authorities. Nutritionist and #1 New York Times best-selling author Joy Bauer offers compelling information on how specific foods can help manage, treat and in some instances even reverse common health conditions. Continue


James Levine: What Is This Guy Doing Here?

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


James Levine is a medical doctor and obesity researcher at the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University. He is also the inventor of the treadmill desk. While he's standing up (whether at his treadmill desk or not), James is also a slam poetry champion and the author of two novels, "The Blue Notebook" and "Bingo's Run." Continue


James Levine: "I Came Alive as a Person"

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


James Levine is a medical doctor and obesity researcher at the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University. He is also the inventor of the treadmill desk. While he's standing up (whether at his treadmill desk or not), James is also a slam poetry champion and the author of two novels, "The Blue Notebook" and "Bingo's Run." Continue


My Way To Olympia - Trailer

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POV
PBS


Who better to cover the Paralympics than a disabled filmmaker who hates sports and deems the games “stupid?” When Niko von Glasow meets the Rwandan sitting volleyball team and an American archer without arms, his notions get blown away. Continue


How to Go Gray Naturally

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Next Avenue
PBS


It's not easy, but it is possible. These tips can break your cycle of monthly dye jobs. Continue


Obamacare, Interracial Couples, Madam President

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To The Contrary
PBS


Obamacare: Will young people save the Affordable Care Act? Interracial Couples: More and more are living together, but not as many are getting married. Behind the Headlines: Madam President. Emily's List is a PAC that is trying to get a woman elected to the highest office in 2016. PANELISTS: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Megan Beyer, Francesca Chambers, Genevieve Wood Continue


Over 50 And Looking For Jobs, Obama's Cabinet, FMLA

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To The Contrary
PBS


Why women over age 50 aren't getting hired, why there are so few women in President Obama's cabinet and the Family and Medical Leave Act: 20 years later. PANELISTS: Libertarian Commentator Nicole Kurokawa Neily; Progressive Commentator Patricia Sosa, The Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall, Progressive Magazine Editor-in-chief Ruth Conniff Continue


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