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The Trouble With Antibiotics

The Trouble With Antibiotics

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Track the use of antibiotics in food animals and if it’s fueling antibiotic resistance in people.

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Bigger Than Vegas

Bigger Than Vegas

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Investigate the explosive growth of Macau as the gambling capital of the world.

90 min.

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

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Investigate the health crisis that threatens NFL players and the long-term fortunes of football.

120 min.

Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak

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Follow health officials tracking the deadly Ebola outbreak and trying to stop its rampant spread.

60 min.

Generation Like

Generation Like

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How marketers use social media.

Poor Kids

Poor Kids

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The economic crisis is seen through the eyes of three girls.

60 min.

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