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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, Jun 14, 2018 - 4:30 AM    "Opioids to Heroin Addiction" 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. D
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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 - 4:30 AM "Opioids to Heroin Addiction" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 - 11:30 AM "Opioids to Heroin Addiction" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Opioids to Heroin Addiction" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 - 9:30 AM "Opioids to Heroin Addiction" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 - 4:30 AM "Borderline Personality Disorder" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 - 11:30 AM "Borderline Personality Disorder" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 - 4:00 AM "Borderline Personality Disorder" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Jun 23, 2018 - 9:30 AM "Borderline Personality Disorder" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 - 4:30 AM "Tourette Syndrome" (WORLD)
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Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 - 11:30 AM "Tourette Syndrome" (WORLD)
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