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Second Opinion

Website: http://www.secondopinion-tv.org
Next Airing: Sun, Dec 15th, 2019 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV

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Fast-paced and provocative, SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about complex health issues and life-changing medical decisions. Host Dr. Peter Salgo, who maintains a full-time practice at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, presents intriguing, real-life medical cases to professionals representing a variety of specialties. As the experts grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options, viewers gain an understanding of doctors' decision-making process. This season, topics include: psoriasis, chronic pain management, medical radiation, pituitary gland tumor, living with Alzheimer's, pneumonia, autism and more.

Episodes:

  • Bladder Cancer

    While bladder cancer is a cancer not talked about as much as others, the chance men will develop it during their life is about 1 in 27. It's important to recognize the signs of bladder cancer so it can be treated early, as muscle-invasive bladder cancer needs aggressive treatment.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 15th, 2019 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Childhood Vaccines

    Vaccines save lives. However, parents who believe that vaccines are linked to childhood conditions such as autism, are opting their children out. And the current measles outbreak shows just how a deadly disease can make a comeback when vaccination rates decline.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 22nd, 2019 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Millennial Health

    In 2019, millennials are the largest living adult generation, and by 2020, nearly half of the U.S. workforce will be millennials, making millennial health and how they consume healthcare an important issue in the healthcare landscape in our country.

    Next Airing: Sun, Dec 29th, 2019 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Depression

    Depression is a treatable brain disease. But while 25 million people in the U.S. suffer from depression, there is still a stigma surrounding the disease, and this prevents people from reaching out for help.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 5th, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis is caused when the immune system is not working properly. RA affects organs as well as joints, and can be debilitating if not treated properly. Fortunately, there are good treatments that can halt the destruction to the body.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 12th, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Smoking Cessation

    While cigarette smoking rates continue to drop, in 2017, 14% of adults in America still smoked. Known as one of the hardest addictions to break, people are grasping at ways to kick the habit.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 19th, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Addiction & Recovery

    Second Opinion has been at the forefront of covering the opioid epidemic in our country. On average, 130 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, and there is no sign that this death rate will slow down. How a person moves through the system after an overdose is critical to their recovery.

    Next Airing: Sun, Jan 26th, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Congenital Heart Disease

    A congenital heart defect is a problem with the structure of the heart, and they are the most common form of birth defect. While it is present at birth, some people do not become aware of their congenital disorder until they are older. Many congenital heart defects are treatable, and people born with them can live full, active lives.

    Next Airing: Sun, Feb 2nd, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Hypothyroidism

    It is estimated that 20 million people in the U.S. have thyroid disease and 12% of Americans will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. Thyroid disease can be life altering and debilitating, especially when left untreated.

    Next Airing: Sun, Feb 9th, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021
  • Insomnia

    Insomnia can be caused by psychiatric and medical conditions, unhealthy sleep habits, specific substances, and/or certain biological factors. No matter the cause, insomnia is the most commonly reported sleep disorder, and can cause incredible disruption in a person's well-being.

    Next Airing: Sun, Feb 16th, 2020 at 10:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 10/2/2019 to 10/1/2021

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