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Depression in Later Life   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Depression in the geriatric population presents different challenges than in younger populations. Diagnosis and treatment can be difficult, but the management of depression in later life is critical to good physical health.

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.

NEW! Dizziness   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

When you are dizzy, you may feel lightheaded or lose your balance. If you feel that the room is spinning, you have vertigo. A sudden drop in blood pressure or being dehydrated can make you dizzy. Many people feel lightheaded if they get up too quickly from sitting or lying down.

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.

End of Life   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

America is a culture afraid of death. This episode poses the question: Is it better to die in a hospital with every means for survival being administered, or is an acceptance of the end of life and a quiet death at home better?

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

About 2.5 million Americans have epilepsy, and 200,000 more people are diagnosed with the disorder every year. This episode addresses the diagnosis, treatment and social stigmas of epilepsy.

Erectile Dysfunction   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

Though often portrayed as merely a sexual issue, erectile dysfunction can also be a signal of heart disease. Second Opinion provides a candid discussion of causes and treatments, and reveals the many issues faced not just by men with this condition, but also their partners.

NEW! Fecal Incontinence   Full episode (30 minutes)   Sample (5 minutes)

More than 5.5 million Americans experience loss of bowel control. It affects people of all ages, and can be devastating to a person’s self esteem and family life. Knowing what treatments are available can improve bowel control and makes incontinence easier to manage.

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

There are many options and procedures available to people having trouble conceiving. But with high tech fertility methods developing faster every day, what are moral issues surrounding infertility in our country?

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

This episode discusses the everyday flu, what we can do to keep ourselves healthy and flu-free, and if a more serious flu really poses as great a threat as the media portrays.