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Second Opinion

Measles/Vaccines

Patient Story: With some parents deciding not to vaccinate their children, measles cases in the United States have reached a 20-year high. Our patient Emmi Herman relates the devastating impact this highly contagious childhood illness had on her own family.Myth or Medicine: Can you get the measles vaccine if you have a cold?Second Opinion 5: Five misconceptions about vaccines.

Monday, April 8 at 1:00 pm on 12.1


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  • Saturday, March 30 at 8:30 am on 12.2

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SECOND OPINION focuses on health literacy in an engaging, entertaining and accessible way. The long-running series engages a panel of medical professionals and lay people in honest, in-depth discussions about life-changing medical decisions. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes. Host Dr. Peter Salgo presents intriguing, real-life cases to experts representing every medical specialty, who then grapple with the diagnosis and treatment options. SECOND OPINION seeks to improve doctor-patient communication, empower patients to take charge of their healthcare and, in turn, help them navigate the medical system for better health outcomes.