Season 18, Episode 17 Avoiding the Surgeon's Knife
First Aired: December 3, 1991
A year in the lives of four men with heart disease who are participating in an experimental program that rejects surgery and drugs, and focuses instead on changes in lifestyle.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)