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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 . . .

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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:30 AM    "Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Young Athletes" 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. D
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:30 AM "Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Young Athletes" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 11:30 AM "Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Young Athletes" (WORLD)
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Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 9:30 AM "Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Young Athletes" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 4:30 AM "Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 11:30 AM "Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care" (WORLD)
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Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care" (WORLD)
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Saturday, May 26, 2018 - 9:30 AM "Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 4:30 AM "Preventive Cancer Screening" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:30 AM "Preventive Cancer Screening" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Preventive Cancer Screening" (WORLD)
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