THE GENE DOCTORS

Targeting The Root Causes To Transform Lives

Every year, a million babies are born worldwide with hereditary diseases. Physicians once had little to offer. But now a new breed of gene doctors is on the case. Devising treatments that target the root causes, they are transforming patients’ lives.

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The Political Lines That Divide Us

Can ordinary people change a system designed to protect those in power?

Saturday at 12pm and Thursday at 9pm on 89.7 WGBH

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The Best Eats At This Weekend's Head Of The Charles

We talked to Post 390's Executive Chef about catering the Eliot Bridge Enclosure at the Regatta, and he's confident that this year's tent will be one of the best on the river.

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Politics In Sports

Basic Black goes LIVE this Friday on Facebook and WGBH-2 to discuss Trump, the NFL and the power and politics of sports.

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Meet the inaugural class of the 617 Sessions, a collection of local artists chosen for their contribution to the local sound. Your vote could put one of them on stage at the House of Blues.

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Motherland is an absorbingly intimate, vérité look at the busiest maternity hospital in the world, in one of the poorest and most populous countries: the Philippines. In a hospital that is literally bursting with life, we witness the miracle/wonder of the human condition.

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Before Courtney became an accidental baker and Jesus cooked the most beautiful hot dogs, they each had to search for their identity. The same can be said of Anthony, Cordelia and Tonia - these five men and women discovered  their passion and purpose in their America.

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