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Food As Medicine (#1108) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Eating for health may be more than counting calories. Cheryl Knutsen shares her journey to health - a journey which meant leaving behind the food traditions of her childhood. Myth or Medicine: Is slow and steady weight loss better than losing weight rapidly? Second Opinion 5: Five dietary changes you can make right now to improve your health.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me

Mystery Diagnosis III (#1109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Every day, doctors are faced with patients with symptoms that prove difficult to diagnose. When healthy and active Larry Luitjens shows up in his doctor's office with some peculiar and frightening symptoms, his doctor is put to the test to find the cause and get him the treatment he desperately needs. Myth or Medicine: Are more medical tests likely to lead to a more accurate diagnosis? Second Opinion 5: Five things you can do to help your doctor diagnose you.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (#1110) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Sudden cardiac arrest can happen when there is an electrical problem in the heart. If quick action isn't taken, a person can die in minutes. Fortunately when things suddenly went very wrong for Bob Schmit, his girlfriend was there to save his life. Myth or Medicine: Is vigorous or high intensity exercise bad for the heart? Second Opinion 5: Five things you can do if you witness a cardiac arrest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd) (#1111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating mental disorder that can occur after a terrifying event. It was first brought to attention by returning war veterans, many of whom had been wounded in battle. Zachary Bell, former U.S. Marine, shares his story of horror in Afghanistan and his battle to regain his mental health after serving our country. Myth or Medicine: Can PTSD only be caused when someone has a physical injury? Second Opinion 5: Five signs that you may have PTSD.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me

Special Edition: Ebola (#1112) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

American missionary worker and Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol, with her husband David at her side, will share the story of some of her darkest days as the disease ravaged her body. Infectious disease and travel medicine doctors will use Nancy's case as a springboard to discuss disease transmission, diagnosis, treatment, drug and vaccine research and development, and what the Ebola crisis in West Africa means to its citizens, and to America.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me

Hepatitis C (#1101) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Hepatitis C is a worldwide health problem, and in the U.S. alone, an estimated 3.2 million people are living with chronic Hepatitis C infection. Our patient Kimberly Bossley watched her mother die of Hepatitis C, the very same disease she has, and is in the fight of her life against.
Myth or Medicine: Can you contract Hepatitis C from a mosquito bite?
Second Opinion 5: Five reasons to get tested for Hepatitis C.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 10, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me

Addiction to Pain Medications (#1102) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: What usually starts innocently enough as taking pain medication appropriately prescribed by a doctor, can turn into a deadly addiction for some. Jennifer Matesa shares her story of the darkest days of her addiction to her recovery.
Myth or Medicine: Do pain medications lead to addiction?
Second Opinion 5: Five signs of opioid pain medication abuse.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 17, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me

Sleep Apnea (#1103) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Symptoms that arise from sleep disorders may not immediately be recognized as being caused by sleep problems. Meet Carol Hage Wall who initially didn't believe her struggles were related to sleep, but found relief and recovery from successful treatment.
Myth or Medicine: If your child snores, should s/he have his/her tonsils out?
Second Opinion 5: Five tips to help you sleep well.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too