Second Opinion Previous Broadcasts

C. Difficile (Episode #1008)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 25, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: When the bacteria Clostridium difficile (C.diff) grows out of control in your intestines, you can become very sick with what is commonly known as C. diff. Lois Joseph shares her painful story of living with C. diff and how she ultimately overcame this horrible illness.
Myth or Medicine: Is C. diff only acquired in healthcare settings?
Second Opinion 5: Five ways to prevent contracting C. diff.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 25, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Controlling Hypertension (Episode #1007)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: Connie Bentley thought she was doing everything right-she ate well and exercised every day. But like many Americans, her hypertension went untreated-and she almost paid the ultimate price.
Myth or Medicine: Does eating salt cause hypertension?
Second Opinion 5: Five ways to keep your hypertension in check.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

High Risk Pregnancy (Episode #1006)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: Many women choose to wait until after the age of 40 to start a family. Lucy Sun shares her very personal story of how she realized that making the decision to wait to conceive brought with it other complicated choices.
Myth or Medicine: Do your chances of having twins increase after the age of 40?
Second Opinion 5: Five things to call your doctor about in late pregnancy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 -- 10:30 AM

Teen Depression (Episode #1005)

KQED World: Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Patient Story: We all want our teens to be happy and carefree, but the reality is that teen depression is a legitimate and life-changing disease. Ellen and Olivia Reardon share their story of how they worked their way through Olivia's depression together.
Myth or Medicine: Are antidepressants safe for teenagers?
Second Opinion 5: Five signs of teen depression.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 4, 2014 -- 10:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • 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 […]

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