Second Opinion Previous Broadcasts

Food Allergies (Episode #1004)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: While some food allergies are not that severe, some can be life threatening. Meet Stacy Saiontz, whose son's food allergies changed the way her entire family lives.
Myth or Medicine: Are peanut allergies on the rise?
Second Opinion 5: Five things everyone should know about food allergies.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Whooping Cough (Episode #1003)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious illness that can cause many complications. It's also a disease that can be prevented. Cheri Rae shares the heartbreaking story of how her son's bout with pertussis changed his life.
Myth or Medicine: Does everyone with pertussis actually cough with a whoop?
Second Opinion 5:Five ways to prevent the spread of Whooping Cough.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 20, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Concussion (Episode #1002)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: Concussion alters the way the brain functions and can cause ongoing problems. In this episode, Monica Cooke shares her story of making the tough decision to give up the game she loved because of multiple hits to the head.
Myth or Medicine: Does a normal brain scan rule out concussion?
Second Opinion 5: Five signs that you need to go right to the Emergency Room after hitting your head.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 13, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Melanoma (Episode #1001)

KQED World: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: While Melanoma is the most dangerous kind of skin cancer, it can be curable if it is caught and treated early. In this episode, Andrea Heitker shares her personal story, and you'll learn the signs of Melanoma and what you can do to prevent it.
Myth or Medicine: Can sunscreen actually cause skin cancer?
Second Opinion 5: Five ways to prevent skin cancer.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Nov 6, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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