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Mystery Diagnosis IV (#1306) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In any given year, nearly 21 million American adults are diagnosed with a mood disorder. Patient Brittany DiCapua shares her story of mental and physical symptoms that appeared suddenly and inexplicably in a very special "mystery diagnosis."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 19, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 19, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Kidney Transplant (#1307) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

With the increase of chronic diseases such as Type II Diabetes, the need for kidney transplants is on the rise. Both deceased and live donors are needed, and experts shed light on the organ transplant process. Karen Scott Gledhill was shocked in her early 20's to find out she had a rare genetic kidney disorder. Fortunately, her life was saved by a deceased donor, and then again many years later by the life-giving gift of her brother Tom Scott, who joins her to share their story.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 26, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Lead Poisoning (#1308) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Even small amounts of lead can cause serious health problems-particularly in young children. While the national media focuses on Flint, Michigan, patient Yvette Reynolds shares her personal story, taking viewers behind the headlines of what some have called a national epidemic.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 2, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Lupus (#1309) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that is known as the "great imitator" because many of its symptoms can mask themselves as other disorders. Patient Shanelle Gabriel thought her symptoms were a result of her busy college schedule-until a moment of vanity took her to see her doctor.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 9, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 9, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Endometriosis (#1310) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

More than 10 million women in the U.S. struggle with Endometriosis. Patient Ruta Biteman shares her journey of the pain she experienced throughout her life, and the challenges that she experienced in getting effective care, help, and hope.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 16, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 18, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 18, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Drug Overdose (#1401) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 23, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 23, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 25, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 25, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Head & Neck Cancer (#1402) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

As an incredibly fit triathlete, Lou Iovoli was shocked to hear that he had a late-stage cancer that could possibly kill him. As Lou and his own doctor share the story of the drastic measures they took to treat him, they give hope to those diagnosed with this disease that is often disfiguring, devastating, and deadly.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 30, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh’s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.