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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365648106/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sudden cardiac arrest is often caused by an electrical disturbance in the heart, leading to a sudden loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness. 9 of 10 people who experience sudden cardiac arrest die from it. Star basketball player Mike Papale survived because of the quick reaction of an... /episodes/get/35811 /episode/35811 S12 Ep7: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes /episode-player/35811

Patient Story: Sudden cardiac arrest is usually caused by an electrical disturbance in the heart, and leads to a sudden loss of heart function, breathing and consciousness. Nine out of 10 people who experience sudden cardiac arrest, die from it. Fortunately, star basketball player Mike Papale survived because of the quick reaction of an EMT, who immediately initiated CPR and the chain of survival. Mike and his Mom, Joan, share their story of survival and living through the aftermath of sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes. Second Opinion 5: Five things to know about sudden cardiac arrest.

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Thu, 01/21/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365648112/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Almost 30M people in the U.S. have Type II Diabetes, a disease that can be greatly improved by lifestyle changes including a healthy diet and exercise, along with medication compliance and monitoring. But not many people do as well as Mark Lee, who completely turned his life around after his... /episodes/get/36034 /episode/36034 S12 Ep8: Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care /episode-player/36034

Patient Story: Almost 30 million people in the U.S. have Type II Diabetes. It's a disease that can be greatly improved by lifestyle changes including a healthy diet and exercise, along with medication compliance and monitoring. But not many people do as well as Mark Lee, who completely turned his life around after his diagnosis. His story is an inspiration to those who struggle every day with controlling their diabetes. Myth or Medicine: Weight loss can improve Type II Diabetes, but can it be cured? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to control your diabetes.

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Thu, 01/21/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365648114/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false More than half a million people die of cancer each year in the U.S., so it’s no wonder we want to do what we can to catch and treat cancer early. For some cancers, we have preventive cancer screenings that are readily available. But who should be screened? Rose Arp has no cancer history, but wants... /episodes/get/36362 /episode/36362 S12 Ep9: Preventative Cancer Screening /episode-player/36362

Patient Story: More than half a million people die of cancer each year in the U.S., so it's no wonder we want to do what we can to catch and treat cancer early. For some cancers, we have preventive cancer screenings that are readily available. But who should be screened? Rose Arp has no cancer history, but wants to know from the experts what screenings she should be getting as she turns 50 years old. Myth or Medicine: Will a yearly mammogram cause breast or thyroid cancer? Second Opinion 5: Five greatest risk factors for cancer.

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Thu, 01/21/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365664660/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Sudden cardiac arrest can happen when there is an electrical problem in the heart. /episodes/get/28554 /episode/28554 S11 Ep10: Sudden Cardiac Arrest /episode-player/28554

Patient Story: Sudden cardiac arrest can happen when there is an electrical problem in the heart. If quick action isn't taken, a person can die in minutes. Fortunately when things suddenly went very wrong for Bob Schmit, his girlfriend was there to save his life. Myth or Medicine: Is vigorous or high intensity exercise bad for the heart? Second Opinion 5: Five things you can do if you witness a cardiac arrest.

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Mon, 01/11/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365664668/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating mental disorder that can occur after a terrifying event. It was first brought to attention by returning war veterans, many of whom had been wounded in battle. Zachary Bell, former U.S. Marine, shares his story of horror in Afghanistan and... /episodes/get/28746 /episode/28746 S11 Ep11: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) /episode-player/28746

Patient Story: Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating mental disorder that can occur after a terrifying event. It was first brought to attention by returning war veterans, many of whom had been wounded in battle. Zachary Bell, former U.S. Marine, shares his story of horror in Afghanistan and his battle to regain his mental health after serving our country. Myth or Medicine: Can PTSD only be caused when someone has a physical injury? Second Opinion 5: Five signs that you may have PTSD.

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Fri, 01/01/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365664672/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false American missionary worker/Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol, with her husband David, share the story of her darkest days as the disease ravaged her body. Infectious disease and travel medicine doctors will use Nancy’s case to discuss disease transmission, diagnosis, treatment, drug and vaccine... /episodes/get/25655 /episode/25655 S11 Ep12: Special Edition: Ebola /episode-player/25655

American missionary worker and Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol, with her husband David at her side, will share the story of some of her darkest days as the disease ravaged her body. Infectious disease and travel medicine doctors will use Nancy's case as a springboard to discuss disease transmission, diagnosis, treatment, drug and vaccine research and development, and what the Ebola crisis in West Africa means to its citizens, and to America.

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Fri, 01/01/2016 - 12:00
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