Second Opinion with Joan Lunden

The award-winning SECOND OPINION is a national initiative to promote health literacy and empower viewers to take charge of their healthcare. This season features new host Joan Lunden, an esteemed journalist and television personality, breast cancer survivor, and women's health advocate. In each half-hour episode, Lunden hosts a panel of medical experts along with a real patient story that highlights a specific medical condition, disease, or public health issue in order to examine effective treatments and solutions.

Thu, Jul 18 1:30 P.M. Conquering Obesity     NH World (11.3)

Adult obesity is associated with a decrease in life expectancy for both men and women, as well as an increase in chronic disease.

Thu, Jul 25 1:30 P.M. Caregiving: The Sandwich Generation     NH World (11.3)

In 1981 the term "sandwich generation" was coined to describe a group of Americans who are caring for children under the age of 18 and older relatives at the same time.

Thu, Aug 1 1:30 P.M. Anxiety     NH World (11.3)

Anxiety is the most common mental-health disorder in the United States, affecting nearly onethird of both adolescents and adults.

Thu, Aug 8 1:30 P.M. Heart Disease In Women     NH World (11.3)

Heart Disease is the leading cause of death and disability for women in the United States.

Thu, Aug 15 1:30 P.M. Parkinson's Disease     NH World (11.3)

Parkinson's Disease is the fastest growing neurological disorder in the world.

Thu, Aug 22 1:30 P.M. The Cancer Spouse     NH World (11.3)

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide, and this diagnosis not only brings physical challenges, but significant emotional and psychological challenges, as well.


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