Life on the Line

Narrated by Lisa Ling, this documentary series centers on people's desire to overcome -- whether it be a disease, natural disaster, disability or mental illness. Loma Linda University Health serves California and dispatches a medical team around the world. The series follows patients from Southern California to the Amazon, Haiti and Egypt as they fight the good fight with the same goal in mind -- to stay alive. Segments include a newborn baby in need of a heart transplant and the elderly in Lesotho who care for their grandchildren amid the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Schedule

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    Life on the Line

    Unseen Blessings

    Saturday
    May 21

    30 Minutes

    With the hospital officially in disaster mode, Dr. Michael Matus oversees the care of all non-ICU patients, including a man who dreams of being a pastor at his church again; Dr. Matus hopes to spend time with his family.
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    Life on the Line

    A Mother's Strength

    Saturday
    May 21

    30 Minutes

    An OB/GYN puts her life in danger by working with a suppressed immune system, and caring for a pregnant mother with COVID-19 and her unborn baby.
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    The Surge

    Wednesday
    May 25

    30 Minutes

    With the number of patients increasing at an alarming rate and medical workers quitting due to burnout, an ICU doctor is pushed to the limit as she fights to save people infected with COVID-19.
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    Life on the Line

    The Hidden Pandemic

    Wednesday
    May 25

    30 Minutes

    With COVID-19 on the rise, a forensic pediatrician hopes to create long-term support for victims of child abuse.
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    Footsteps of the Unknown

    Saturday
    May 28

    30 Minutes

    Non-profit workers in an Ethiopian hospital take abandoned children under their wing.
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    Life on the Line

    Saturday
    May 28

    30 Minutes

    Narrated by Lisa Ling, this documentary series centers on people's desire to overcome -- whether it be a disease, natural disaster, disability or mental illness. Loma Linda University Health serves California and dispatches a medical team around the world. The series follows patients from Southern California to the Amazon, Haiti and Egypt as they fight the good fight with the same goal in mind -- to stay alive. Segments include a newborn baby in need of a heart transplant and the elderly in Lesotho who care for their grandchildren amid the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
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    Life on the Line

    Still the Calling

    Wednesday
    Jun 1

    30 Minutes

    Concerns rise over whether the hospital can survive the pandemic; doctors search for ways to bring hope to their community as protests against the COVID-19 vaccine intensify.
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    Life on the Line

    Still the Calling

    Saturday
    Jun 4

    30 Minutes

    Concerns rise over whether the hospital can survive the pandemic; doctors search for ways to bring hope to their community as protests against the COVID-19 vaccine intensify.

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