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Second Opinion with Joan Lunden airs Thursday at 1:30 p.m. on WXXI-WORLD.
Second Opinion with Joan Lunden, produced by WXXI, focuses on health literacy in a way that is relevant and accessible to viewers and to physicians, in a format that engages and entertains. The program and related website and social media provide trusted health information on every platform, and the weekly television program engages viewers from across the United States as they watch doctors and patients talk through a variety of health issues from high blood pressure and cancer, to mental health and racial disparities in health. Please note: This series has retired, and no new episodes are being produced.
Photo: Host Joan Lunden on set with Dr. Lou Papa and Executive producer Fiona Kay Willis • Credit: Max Schulte