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Image of show panelists Type 1 Diabetes

Experts discuss how groundbreaking research is making the lives of children with Type I Diabetes, and their parents, better than ever before.

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Image of show panelists Transgender Health

While other media outlets sensationalize and politicize issues surrounding transgender youth, Second Opinion looks at the issue from a truly medical perspective. 

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Image of show panelists Teen Suicide

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for 10-24 year olds. The tragedy of a young person dying by suicide is devastating to their family, their friends and their community. 

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Image of show panelists Smoking Cessation

While cigarette smoking rates continue to drop, in 2017, 14% of adults in America still smoked. Known as one of the hardest addictions to break, people are grasping at ways to kick the habit.

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Image of show panelists Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is caused when the immune system is not working properly. RA affects organs as well as joints, and can be debilitating if not treated properly. Fortunately, there are good treatments that can halt the destruction to the body.

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Image of show panelists Precision Medicine in Breast Cancer Treatment

Precision medicine helps determine the most effective treatment for individual types of cancer and helps avoid the risks and side effects of unnecessary treatment.

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Patrick Mullin Overdose: Inside the Epidemic

A panel of experts discuss the drug epidemic in the U.S., and offer solid, timely information about prevention and treatment. 

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Image of show panelists Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD is an often misunderstood disorder, patient Kyra Mills and the medical experts openly discuss diagnosis and treatment options, while helping to destigmatize the disorder.

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Image of show panelists Millennial Health

In 2019, millennials are the largest living adult generation, and by 2020, nearly half of the U.S. workforce will be millennials, making millennial health and how they consume healthcare an important issue in the healthcare landscape in our country.

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Image of show panelists Menopause

The average life span of a woman in the United States is 84 years. That means that many women will spend a full half of their lives as post-menopausal. 

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Image of show panelists Insomnia

Insomnia can be caused by psychiatric and medical conditions, unhealthy sleep habits, specific substances, and/or certain biological factors. No matter the cause, insomnia is the most commonly reported sleep disorder, and can cause incredible disruption in a person’s well-being.

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Image of show panelists Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment

Medical experts discuss the groundbreaking immunotherapy research and treatments being discovered each day in the area of cancers—treatments that will change the way we look at cancer.

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Image of show panelists Hypothyroidism

It is estimated that 20 million people in the U.S. have thyroid disease and 12% of Americans will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. Thyroid disease can be life altering and debilitating, especially when left untreated.

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Image of show panelists Hospital Delirium

Hospital Delirium is a grossly misunderstood issue in ICUs in our country, but panelist Donna Smith and the medical experts delve into the topic in a way that will help countless people who are unaware of the issue.

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Image of show panelists HIV

In 1981 the U.S. identified its first patient in what would become the AIDS epidemic. Today, people with access to testing, early intervention, and effective treatments can expect to live long, healthy lives. 

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Image of show panelists Head and Neck Cancer

As an incredibly fit triathlete, Lou Iovoli was shocked to hear that he had a late-stage cancer that could possibly kill him.

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Image of show panelists Drug Overdose

Only two months since their son Patrick died of a heroin overdose, Mary and Joe Mullin courageously share their story with viewers.

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Image of show panelists Depression

Depression is a treatable brain disease. But while 25 million people in the U.S. suffer from depression, there is still a stigma surrounding the disease, and this prevents people from reaching out for help.

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Image of show panelists Corneal Transplant

A healthy cornea is a key to good vision.  If your cornea is damaged by disease, infection, or an injury, the resulting scars can dramatically affect your vision. 

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Image of show panelists Congenital Heart Disease

A congenital heart defect is a problem with the structure of the heart, and they are the most common form of birth defect. While it is present at birth, some people do not become aware of their congenital disorder until they are older. Many congenital heart defects are treatable, and people born with them can live full, active lives.

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Image of show panelists Childhood Vaccines

Vaccines save lives. However, parents who believe that vaccines are linked to childhood conditions such as autism, are opting their children out. And the current measles outbreak shows just how a deadly disease can make a comeback when vaccination rates decline.

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Image of show panelists Caregiving Through Alzheimer's Disease

Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s is a cause for stress, exhaustion, depression, caregiver burnout, and other health problems for the caregiver.

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Image of show panelists Cardiac Comeback

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, yet many people who have had heart attacks never start or continue their cardiac rehabilitation. 

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Image of show panelists Bladder Cancer

While bladder cancer is a cancer not talked about as much as others, the chance men will develop it during their life is about 1 in 27. It’s important to recognize the signs of bladder cancer so it can be treated early, as muscle-invasive bladder cancer needs aggressive treatment.

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Image of show panelists Atrial Fibrillation

Unsure of the cause of his racing heart and extreme fatigue, Joel Dittman was finally diagnosed with the very common disorder, Atrial Fibrillation. As he shares his story, medical experts discuss the treatments that are available to help people with this condition lead full and active lives.

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Image of show panelists Alcoholism

Alcoholism reduces a person’s life expectancy an average of 10 years. Severe cognitive problems are common, and approximately 10% of all dementia cases are related to alcohol consumption, making it the second leading cause of dementia.  

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Image of show panelists Addiction and Recovery

Second Opinion has been at the forefront of covering the opioid epidemic in our country. On average, 130 Americans die every day from opioid overdose, and there is no sign that this death rate will slow down. How a person moves through the system after an overdose is critical to their recovery.

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