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Survival: Lives in the Balance

Millions of people in the developing world, mostly children, die each year from treatable and preventable diseases. Slowly, that is beginning to change as economic growth lifts hundreds of millions of people out of extreme poverty and the circumstances known to perpetuate disease. SURVIVAL: LIVES IN THE BALANCE is a landmark documentary series about global health. Four one-hour films take viewers into villages in the Philippines, Uganda, Niger and Bangladesh, where people suffer from diseases and conditions long since conquered in other parts of the world. Cameras following subjects from pregnancy to birth, through the formative years of a child's . . .
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Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 - 5:00 PM    "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" This group of shows tell of health issues in different parts of the world. In the Philippines, 19-month-old Nazario can barely breathe. He has pneumonia, the world's No.1 child killer. Nazario has been coughing for weeks. Part 1 of 4 G
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Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 - 5:00 PM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 - 6:00 PM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 - 6:00 AM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 - 12:00 PM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Wednesday, Aug 7, 2013 - 1:00 PM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Aug 11, 2013 - 10:00 AM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Aug 11, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Distant Places, Forgotten Lives (Niger)" (WORLD)
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Monday, Aug 12, 2013 - 2:00 AM "The Struggle to Breathe (Philippines)" (WORLD)
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