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This space is a hub for WXXI's work, resources, and community experiences around the series Ken Burns presents The Gene: An Intimate History. 

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Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 8:00pm
Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. joins host Joan Lunden to discuss coronaviruses.
Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 6:30pm
This episode discusses what anxiety is, what causes it, and how it can be treated.
Monday, May 24, 2021 (All day)
Join WXXI in celebrating Public Health Genetics Week 2021 with daily virtual screenings of PBS The Gene during the week of May 24 to 28, 2021. 
Friday, May 14, 2021 - 8:00pm
Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.
Sunday, May 9, 2021 - 9:00pm
This two-part series offers an honest critique of the nation’s mental health care shortcomings, while highlighting tangible solutions and models for improving access and quality of care.
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