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Connections: Journalist and broadcaster Joan Lunden

We’re joined by journalist, author, and former “Good Morning America” co-host Joan Lunden. Lunden is the new host of WXXI’s nationally distributed...
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Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:37am
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Former GMA host Joan Lunden to host WXXI TV's Second Opinion health series

Award-winning journalist, bestselling author, and women's health & wellness advocate, Joan Lunden, has been named host of Second Opinion, public...
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Thu, 08/20/2020 - 6:19am
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Event highlights addiction treatment services in Monroe County

As part of the ongoing effort to stem the heroin and opioid crisis, a number of service providers are getting together Monday to offer support for...
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Fri, 03/02/2018 - 8:03pm
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Renowned cardiologist and researcher at URMC Dr. Arthur Moss has died

A prominent cardiologist and researcher based in Rochester has died. Dr. Arthur Moss died on Wednesday at the age of 86. Moss is credited with saving...
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Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:58am
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As our community faces an opioid problem, Second Opinion brings you an evening of valuable information

According to state and local health departments, the number of deaths related to opioid and heroin use is on the rise in Monroe County. To shed light on what law enforcement and health care providers are calling an “epidemic”, WXXI-TV and its national healthcare series Second Opinion will devote an evening of special programming on the issue on Thursday, October 26th.

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Save the Date: October 15. Save a Life!

Our national healthcare series, Second Opinion, has formed an exciting partnership with the American Heart Association to produce this national television special with the goal of teaching all of America Hands-Only CPR!

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Recent WXXI Recognition

We commonly hear from viewers and listeners about how much one of our programs affected their lives. Whether it’s a notable television special or an intriguing report on AM 1370, your response to our efforts helps us gauge the effect of our programming. Sometimes though, our programs get accolades in a more formal way, whether through awards or nominations.

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Invest in WXXI and help us reach our goal

Over the last couple weeks WXXI has shot six performances at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, completed production on the eighth season of Second Opinion, presented concerts as part of the Hochstein at High Falls series, provided educational outreach information at the Maplewood Rose Festival -- and won three New York State Broadcasters Association Awards, three Associated Press Awards and two Communicator Awards.

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WXXI is committed to our community's health

When it comes to this community's health, you will not find a more committed and engaged media partner than WXXI. In fact, this week we will be airing a special Second Opinion episode tackling the controversy of when—and how often—women should be having mammograms.

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A Busy Month of May for WXXI

Things certainly have been busy around WXXI this month. The recent rash of rain on the area has not put a damper on the news and activities surrounding your public broadcasting station:

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