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Back Pain   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

In the United States, seven out of every ten people will endure back pain at some time in their lives. For a common-sense discussion about an all-too-common ailment, be sure to watch this episode of Second Opinion.

Bariatric Surgery   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Two thirds of Americans are obese. While diets and pills fail, gastric bypass surgery has swept the nation as the magic bullet for weight loss. Second Opinion takes an in-depth look at the pros and cons of this surgery.

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

Today, one in five Americans will experience a diagnosable mental health disorder. This episode of Second Opinion introduces a panel of medical experts and health care providers to discuss the battle with depression.

Diabetes (Type II)   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

With Type II Diabetes reaching epidemic numbers in our country, why aren't we doing anything about it? In this episode our panel sets out to answer these questions and more.

Eating Disorders   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Eating disorders affect some several million people at any given time, about 90 percent of whom are female. In this episode, Second Opinion panelists discuss this very complex biological, psychological and cultural problem.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

For many people, heartburn can interrupt daily life and be the precursor to serious illnesses. Our panel of experts on gastroesophageal reflux disease will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of it, as well as the symptoms you should not ignore.

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.

Heart Failure   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

It is your body's engine, playing a critical part in your overall health and well-being. Artificial hearts and organ transplants are the subjects of this episode.

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.

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.