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South Florida PBS ‘Research Detectives’ features Wertheim UF Scripps scientists exploring memory and Alzheimer’s

South Florida PBS ‘Research Detectives’ features Wertheim UF Scripps scientists exploring memory and Alzheimer’s, Health Channel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 11, 2022

 

CONTACT:

Anabel Cardenas
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SOUTH FLORIDA PBS HEALTH CHANNEL 

 UNVEILS FOUR EXCITING NEW PROGRAMS THIS MONTH, FILLED WITH INSPIRING STORIES AND VITAL MEDICAL RESEARCH

MIAMI, FL – From groundbreaking medical research to powerful stories of hope and healing, South Florida PBS’ Health Channel is premiering four new programs this month, each aimed at promoting health and wellness in our communities. These programs offer a unique perspective on some of the most important health issues facing our world today.

Get ready to dive deep into the world of medical research with the brand-new series, Research Detectives, developed in partnership with The Werthheim UF Scripps Institute. Hosted by Trace Dominguez, the show takes viewers on an immersive journey into the scientific process behind finding effective treatments for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. Watch the season premiere, “Finding Lost Memory,” Tuesday, April 18th at 7:30 PM on the Health Channel.

How can you cope when your child is diagnosed with cancer? Discover the power of resilience in the second season of the award-winning series, Hope is Here. The season premiere episode, “Chicken Strong” shares the heartwarming story of the Shoeneck family, who received a shock diagnosis of childhood cancer when their daughter Kenedi was found to have a malignant tumor after an unexpected fall. Viewers will witness the power of love and creativity as The Sing Me a Story Foundation pairs Kenedi and well-known songwriter Kat Perkins to create a happy and memorable tune that delivers hope, strength, and laughter to a family who needed a reason to smile. Be moved by their unwavering positivity on the Health Channel, Tuesday, April 25th at 6:30 PM.

Also, this month, the Health Channel will host two virtual Town Halls focused on critical health issues. With more people working from home and spending increased time on their devices, hand pain has become an increasingly common issue. In Hope & Healing: Treating Hand Pain Town Hall experts will discuss the latest treatments and innovations for hand pain, including carpal tunnel, arthritis, and injuries that can make doing even the simple things impossible. Watch the Town Hall live on the Health Channel, Monday, April 24 at 7 PM. 

Explore the latest advancements in cancer treatment and research on Hope & Healing: Finding Answers to Cancer Town Hall happening airing live on the Health Channel Tuesday, April 25th at 7 PM. 

Whether you’re interested in the latest medical research or seeking inspiration in the face of adversity, the Health Channel has something for everyone this April. For more information about these programs, please visit https://dev.allhealthtv.com/ 

About the Health Channel:  

AllHealthGo is South Florida PBS’ exciting new digital health media venture that is building a trusted source of health and wellness information for consumers hungry for information and understanding. Through AllHealthGo’s Health Channel, the only 24/7 health and wellness TV channel in the country, we connect you with medical and well-being specialists in real-time, promoting healthier lifestyle options. In partnership with prestigious organizations, the service aims to empower you with the most up-to-date information, enabling you to take more control of your and your family’s health. To complement the live interactions with medical and well-being specialists, AllHealthGo offers a robust companion digital platform that provides access to specialized services. To learn more about the Health Channel visit, www.AllHealthTV.com. 

DISCLAIMER: The information and opinions expressed in the programs on this channel and website are intended to address specific questions asked or situations described in each particular program, are for educational purposes only, and are not designed to constitute advice or recommendations as to any disease, ailment, or physical condition. You should not act or rely upon any information contained in these programs without seeking the advice of your personal physician or a qualified medical provider. If you have any questions about the information or opinions expressed, please contact your doctor or other medical professional.