Health

The Reason I Jump, Free Virtual Screening

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 5:00pm

Presented as part of Dialogue on Disability and Move to Include, this film examines the lives of five young people who live with autism spectrum disorder.

Second Opinion receives Daytime Emmy nomination

Mon, 03/28/2016 - 6:00am

WXXI’s national healthcare series and its host Dr. Peter Salgo have been nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award in the Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host category. 

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Fizzy's Healthy Recipe Contest

Kids! Submit the healthiest, most delicious and kid-friendly recipes.

Independent Lens: TikTok, Boom.

Mon, 10/24/2022 - 10:00pm

Explore the power and complexity of technology through the lens of TikTok and the Gen Z influencers who know it best.

Searching for Providers of Color

Sun, 10/16/2022 - 9:00pm

The mental health treatment field is disproportionately white. How important is it to find a care provider that can identify with a person’s culture and experiences? And how can systems be strengthened to provide acceptable mental health support to people of color?

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Intelligence Squared U.S.: Should Society Legalize Psychedelics?

Sun, 08/21/2022 - 9:00pm

Psychedelics, in medical terms, is an inexact category of drugs that affect perceptions and cognition. Their proponents say 1960s-era associations have undermined exciting research in the field of neuroscience.

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Witness History: Virus Outbreaks and Breakthroughs

Sun, 08/14/2022 - 9:00pm

From the Spanish influenza of 1918, to the SARs epidemic of the early 2000s - Witness History shares these accounts from people who have suffered from viral diseases and those who have worked to find a cure.

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American Anthems: What You're Here For

Fri, 07/29/2022 - 10:00pm

Singer Ruston Kelly meets Melissa Smith, who runs a performing arts program supporting intellectually disabled adults.

Smarter Health: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of American Healthcare

Sun, 07/17/2022 - 9:00pm

The U.S. spends more on health care than any other country in the world, but Americans aren't as healthy as people living in other developed countries. Could artificial intelligence change all that?

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POV: Wuhan Wuhan

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 10:00pm

Going beyond the statistics and salacious headlines, frontline medical workers, patients, and ordinary citizens of Wuhan put a human face on the early days of the mysterious virus as they grapple with an invisible, deadly killer.

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