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Brain Health

Discussing what we can do to keep our brain healthy.

Alopecia Areata

Discussion on alopecia areata, one of the most requested topics from viewers every year.

Vaccine Hesitancy

The panel discusses vaccine hesitancy which continues to be an issue in the US.


Learn how stress affects our health and contributes to other mental health issues.


The panel discusses stopping pre-diabetes from turning into full-fledged diabetes.

Antibiotic Resistance

The panel discusess antibiotic resistance, a threat to global health and food security.

Lung Cancer

Joan and the panel discuss the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer.

Heart Valve Replacement

Joan discusses heart valve replacement, a procedure that is 94-97% effective.

Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

Uncovering racial disparities in the treatment and health outcomes for women of color.

About Second Opinion with Joan Lunden

Second Opinion with Joan Lunden is a national health initiative that reaches an engaged audience through television, web, social media, and community and national outreach. The series has been helping people become healthy, stay healthy, and navigate the healthcare system since its inception in 2004. Second Opinion with Joan Lunden uses the power and the mission of noncommercial public media to ed

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