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Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 8:30pm
Showing signs of depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder from a young age, Kyra Mills finally found the help she needed when she was an adult.
Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 8:30pm
While caring for her mother, Donna Smith learned for the first time about Hospital Delirium.
Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 9:00pm
Brains On!, the public radio science show for kids and curious adults, explores the fascinating science behind circadian rhythms.
Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 9:00pm
Before it was over, the worst epidemic the United States has ever known would kill more than 500,000 Americans — more than all the combat deaths of the 20th century combined.

Ongoing

PTSD, survivor’s guilt and reintegrating into civilian life – these stories illustrate the challenges some vets face, and successful ways they overcome.

Recently

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 8:30pm
Since the age 12, Gabi Thomas has been fighting the physical and mental ramifications of having Crohn’s Disease.
Monday, December 11, 2017 - 9:00pm
Follow two Iraq veterans on a 2,700-mile trek on foot across America
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 10:00pm
For centuries survival was difficult for Alaska Native peoples, but they lived full lives. Today survival is easier, but they are dying young.
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 9:00pm
Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America’s first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915).

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