Second Opinion is an award-winning, health education television series sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on behalf of several Blue plans. In Kansas, the program airs on KTWU Topeka, KPTS Wichita and SHPTV Bunker Hill. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has underwritten the series for the past several years.

{Video} Organ donation runs in the family

In this episode from Second Opinion, organ recipient Karen discusses the life-saving kidney transplant she needed after being diagnosed with a rare genetic kidney disorder. When that kidney wore out … Continue reading {Video} Organ donation runs in the family

{Video} Five things that people with borderline personality disorder struggle with

Borderline personality disorder is usually characterized by impulsiveness and instability in mood and behavior. In fact, those with this disorder are at a higher risk of dying from suicide. Familiarize … Continue reading {Video} Five things that people with borderline personality disorder struggle with

{Video} Five recommendations for parents of a child with Tourette Syndrome

If you or a loved one has a child with Tourette Syndrome, it’s important to share the diagnosis with others so that your child can be fully supported. You can … Continue reading {Video} Five recommendations for parents of a child with Tourette Syndrome

{Video} Five ways to find credible health information on the internet

When you experience a new symptom, your first thought is probably to search the internet to see what it could be related to. You’ll no doubt end up skimming through … Continue reading {Video} Five ways to find credible health information on the internet

{Video} What you need to know about at-home colon cancer screenings

You may have recently seen a new at-home colon cancer screening kit that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Who should use these kits and what does it … Continue reading {Video} What you need to know about at-home colon cancer screenings

{Video} Five strategies for making a cardiac comeback

Living with heart disease can be unpredictable and can leave you feeling worried about the future. Make peace with the past and move confidently forward with these five strategies for … Continue reading {Video} Five strategies for making a cardiac comeback