Fast-paced and provocative, this series focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. It 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.
Second Opinion Previous Broadcasts
Shingles (Episode #908)
KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED World: Thu, May 23, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Lyme Disease (Episode #907)
KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED World: Thu, May 16, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Conversion Disorder (Episode #906)
KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED World: Thu, May 9, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Breast Cancer In Young Women (Episode #905)
KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. Hear how her unexpected diagnosis changed her whole perspective on life.
- KQED World: Thu, May 2, 2013 -- 10:30 AM
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Science Site Relaunches
All of KQED's science and environment content is now aggregated in one place on KQED.org. Find everything from Astronomy to Zebras!
Enter the New "ImageMakers" Screening Room
Enjoy films from present and past seasons of KQED's short independent film series, divided into Animation, Comedy, Drama, and Suspense.