Video: Second Opinion
Fast-paced and provocative, SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long-running series 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. This season, topics include: psoriasis, chronic pain management, medical radiation, pituitary gland tumor, living with Alzheimer's, pneumonia, autism and more.
Isolation and depression can often be a result of hearing loss, but there are good treatments, including hearing aids and surgery. Learn about the actions you can take right now to protect... 05:23
While there is no question that vaccines work and have changed our world by eradicating deadly diseases, some people have concerns about the risks of immunizations. 05:23
Hospital acquired infections are a growing problem in the U.S. There are steps that healthcare systems can do to protect patients and actions you can take to protect yourself. 05:56
Men and women present with heart disease differently and they can also develop it differently. Coronary microvascular disease is predominantly a women's heart disease that is often overlooked and... 05:37