Second Opinion with Joan Lunden

Seen on public television stations across the country, the goal of Second Opinion with Joan Lunden, is to promote good health, improve doctor/patient communication and empower viewers to take charge of their own healthcare, and in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.

Louis J. Papa M.D., FACP

Louis J. Papa M.D., FACP is a primary care physician and has been a popular regular panelist with the series since the beginning.

 

 

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African-American men have the highest rates of lung cancer in the U.S. Why does race effect lung cancer outcomes?

Dr. Alex Krist from Virginia Commonwealth University joins Second Opinion with Joan Lunden to discuss this topic.

#lungcancer #cancerinequities
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1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer's disease are related to risk factors that can be changed, like smoking and obesity.

Dr. Roch Nianogo of UCLA Fielding School of Public Health identifies the 8 modifiable risk factors. Could you be at risk?

#alzheimersresearch #dementia
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Cervical cancer screening guidelines have changed. For most patients, yearly testing is a thing of the past. Dr. Lou Papa shares all the information you need to know about the various testing and when you should have them.

#cervicalcancer #paptest #HPVtest
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LIVE WITH JOAN | MEET THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Joan speaks with Executive Producer Fiona Willis about the making of Second Opinion with Joan Lunden.

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Second Opinion with Joan Lunden uses the power and the mission of noncommercial public media to educate, promote good health, improve doctor/patient communication, and empower people to take charge of their own healthcare.

POST-ACUTE COVID-19 SYNDROME | Full Episode

Experts are learning more about the long-term health effects of COVID-19 and the people who continue to suffer from symptoms long after recovery. Joan spoke with Jeff, a long-hauler whose post-COVID symptoms have affected every aspect of his health.

RACIAL DISPARITIES IN MATERNAL HEALTH | Full Episode

Pregnant women in the U.S. are more than twice as likely to die from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth than those in most other high-income countries. Behind these statistics lie startling racial disparities in the care, treatment, and health outcomes for women of color.