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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365664651/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Eating for health may be more than counting calories. Chelsea Knutsen shares her journey to health—a journey which meant leaving behind the food traditions of her childhood. /episodes/get/28155 /episode/28155 S11 Ep8: Food as Medicine /episode-player/28155

Patient Story: Eating for health may be more than counting calories. Cheryl Knutsen shares her journey to health - a journey which meant leaving behind the food traditions of her childhood. Myth or Medicine: Is slow and steady weight loss better than losing weight rapidly? Second Opinion 5: Five dietary changes you can make right now to improve your health.

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Fri, 01/01/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365664659/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Every day, doctors are faced with patients with symptoms that prove difficult to diagnose. When healthy and active Larry Luitjens shows up in his doctor’s office with some peculiar and frightening symptoms, his doctor is put to the test to find the cause and get him the treatment he desperately... /episodes/get/28390 /episode/28390 S11 Ep9: Mystery Diagnosis III /episode-player/28390

Patient Story: Every day, doctors are faced with patients with symptoms that prove difficult to diagnose. When healthy and active Larry Luitjens shows up in his doctor's office with some peculiar and frightening symptoms, his doctor is put to the test to find the cause and get him the treatment he desperately needs. Myth or Medicine: Are more medical tests likely to lead to a more accurate diagnosis? Second Opinion 5: Five things you can do to help your doctor diagnose you.

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Fri, 01/01/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365616239/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Patient Story: An estimated 4 million babies are born in the United States each year, and many moms have specific hopes for how their labor should go. Our patient Anna Sproul-Latimer shares the story of her high-risk pregnancy and the choices she made for the birth of her son. Myth or Medicine: Is... /episodes/get/26421 /episode/26421 S12 Ep1: C-Section /episode-player/26421

High-risk pregnancy and preeclampsia are discussed

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Sun, 10/04/2015 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365620072/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Patient Story: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating chronic disease that has a significant impact on a person’s quality of life. While its cause is unknown effective treatment remains out of reach for many patients. Danielle Warner’s describes battling CFS as she longs for her once... /episodes/get/40029 /episode/40029 S12 Ep2: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome /episode-player/40029

Patient Story: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating chronic disease that has a significant impact on a person's quality of life. Because the cause is unknown, effective treatment is still out of reach for many patients. Danielle Warner's description of battling CFS every day is a heartbreaking one, as she longs for her once active and vibrant life. Her husband and caregiver, Tyrone, joins Danielle as they share the story of their life, and their uncertain future. Myth or Medicine: Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome a psychiatric disorder?

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Sun, 10/04/2015 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365480417/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Hepatitis C is a worldwide health problem, and in the U.S. alone, an estimated 3.2 million people are living with chronic Hepatitis C infection. Our patient Kimberly Bossley watched her mother die of Hepatitis C, the very same disease she has, and is in the fight of her life against. /episodes/get/26729 /episode/26729 Hepatitis C /episode-player/26729

Patient Story: Hepatitis C is a worldwide health problem, and in the U.S. alone, an estimated 3.2 million people are living with chronic Hepatitis C infection. Our patient Kimberly Bossley watched her mother die of Hepatitis C, the very same disease she has, and is in the fight of her life against. Myth or Medicine: Can you contract Hepatitis C from a mosquito bite? Second Opinion 5: Five reasons to get tested for Hepatitis C.

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Thu, 04/30/2015 - 04:00
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Patient Story: Heart disease is an increasing problem in the U.S. What is the solution?

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Sun, 10/26/2014 - 12:00
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