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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Measles/Vaccines (#1206) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: With some parents deciding not to vaccinate their children, measles cases in the United States have reached a 20-year high. Our patient Emmi Herman relates the devastating impact this highly contagious childhood illness had on her own family. Myth or Medicine: Can you get the measles vaccine if you have a cold? Second Opinion 5: Five misconceptions about vaccines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 15, 2016 -- 10:30am Remind me

Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Young Athletes (#1207) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Sudden cardiac arrest is usually caused by an electrical disturbance in the heart, and leads to a sudden loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness. Nine out of 10 people who experience sudden cardiac arrest, die from it. Fortunately, star basketball player Mike Papale survived because of the quick reaction of an EMT, who immediately initiated CPR and the chain of survival. Mike and his Mom, Joan, share their story of survival and living through the aftermath of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes. Second Opinion 5: Five things to know about sudden cardiac arrest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 22, 2016 -- 10:30am Remind me

Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care (#1208) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Almost 30 million people in the U.S. have Type II Diabetes. It's a disease that can be greatly improved by lifestyle changes including a healthy diet and exercise, along with medication compliance and monitoring. But not many people do as well as Mark Lee, who completely turned his life around after his diagnosis. His story is an inspiration to those who struggle every day with controlling their diabetes. Myth or Medicine: Weight loss can improve Type II Diabetes, but can it be cured? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to control your diabetes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Dec 29, 2016 -- 10:30am Remind me

Preventive Cancer Screening (#1209) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: More than half a million people die of cancer each year in the U.S., so it's no wonder we want to do what we can to catch and treat cancer early. For some cancers, we have preventive cancer screenings that are readily available. But who should be screened? Rose Arp has no cancer history, but wants to know from the experts what screenings she should be getting as she turns 50 years old. Myth or Medicine: Will a yearly mammogram cause breast or thyroid cancer? Second Opinion 5: Five greatest risk factors for cancer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 5, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Pancreatic Cancer (#1210) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is devastating for the patient and his/her family. Often the cancer is caught when it is at an advanced stage, and survival rates are lower than many cancers. Peter Suess is more than 5 years out from his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, and his story of his ongoing treatment and survival is one of hope and inspiration. Myth or Medicine: Is pancreatic cancer a death sentence? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to support someone with cancer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 12, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

C-Sections (#1201) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: An estimated 4 million babies are born in the United States each year, and many moms have specific hopes for how their labor should go. Our patient Anna Sproul-Latimer shares the story of her high-risk pregnancy and the choices she made for the birth of her son. Myth or Medicine: Is preeclampsia cured at delivery? Second Opinion 5: Five things to know when considering your delivery options.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 19, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Opioids to Heroin Addiction (#1301) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Experts say the heroin epidemic, which is a growing problem nationwide, is largely spurred by people who first become addicted to prescribed opiate pain medications. As the pills become more expensive and harder to obtain, people move on to the cheaper and more potent high that heroin can provide. Cynthia Scudo, grandmother of twenty, shares the story of hip pain that ended with a nine-year addiction to heroin.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jan 26, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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

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