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Hearing Loss   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

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 yourself from hearing loss.

Heart Attack/Coronary Artery Disease   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

A squeezing sensation in your chest, shooting pain in your left arm - classic signs of a heart attack, right? Well, not necessarily. Find out what we all need to know about heart attack and heart health on this episode of Second Opinion.

Hormone Replacement Therapy   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Since the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) was stopped early due to risk of heart attack and stroke, the use of HRT has been debated in research, in the media and among women across the country. Second Opinion explores the risks and benefits of HRT.

Hypothyroidism   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

When the thyroid gland loses its ability to make thyroid hormone, a person's whole life can be turned upside down. Affecting the physical and mental well-being of a person, the proper treatment of hypothyroidism can make a remarkable difference to overall health.

Incontinence and Urine Leakage   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

More than 20 million women suffer in silence with a secret that causes embarrassment, humiliation and life-altering decisions. This episode of Second Opinion discusses the latest treatments that offer new hope.

Inflammation   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Research indicates that inflammation underscores a significant percentage of heart disease and may be the source of many complications of aging. Our panelists explore the relationship between inflammation and disease, and what new treatments lie ahead.

Joint Replacement   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Many Americans face that, over time, their major joints will wear out, become painful or cease to function properly. This episode of Second Opinion explores the causes, symptoms and treatment of deterioration of major joints.

Kidney Disease: Caring for Someone with a Chronic Disease   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

While chronic kidney disease continues to rise in the U.S., Second Opinion explores the many issues faced when caring for a loved one with a chronic disease.

Longevity   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

As our average life expectancy increases, we ask is living longer better? This episode discusses genetics, modifiable factors and medical technology that may dictate how long we live.

Macular Degeneration   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

The number one cause of vision loss is a disease called macular degeneration. This episode describes the disease and how you may be able to prevent it from compromising your vision.