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A healthy cornea is a key to good vision. If your cornea is damaged by disease, infection, or an injury, the resulting scars can dramatically affect your vision. With an over 95% success rate and the most common type of transplant surgery, corneal transplants have brought back clear vision and improved quality of life to countless people like our patient Paul Orlando.

Since the age 12, Gabi Thomas has been fighting the physical and mental ramifications of having Crohn's Disease. She explains her challenges over the last 15 years, which culminated in several hospital stays and being on the brink of death. While experts discuss current treatments for Crohn's, Gabi shares her journey of healing; explaining why she has never felt better.

WGBY World
Thu Mar 12th, 1:30pm
Sat Mar 14th, 6:00am
Sat Mar 14th, 11:30am

Depression is a treatable brain disease. But while 25 million people in the U.S. suffer from depression, there is still a stigma surrounding the disease, and this prevents people from reaching out for help.

Type two diabetes is increasing at staggering rates. Changes in lifestyle and diet are key to preventing the disease, but as a country, how can we turn this epidemic around?

Life expectancy for people with Down Syndrome has increased over the last 30 years - from 25 years old in 1983 to 60 years old today. While Down Syndrome carries certain health issues and risks, people with Down Syndrome and their families are moving beyond the limitations of this disability. Patient and Special Olympic medalist Frankie Antonelli and his mother Debbie share what their family has done to help Frankie reach his full potential.

Only two months since their son Patrick died of a heroin overdose, Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their story with viewers. They tell their very personal experience of Patrick's decline into opioid use, and then heroin addiction and treatment. They talk about Patrick's ups and downs, and his relapses. The panel of experts discusses the drug epidemic in the U.S., and offer solid, timely information about prevention and treatment.

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