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Health Secrets: What Every Woman Should Know

Health Secrets: What Every Woman Should Know

WTTW11 and Prentice Women's Hospital have partnered to inform and inspire women to take control of their health with a four-part television series, Health Secrets: What Every Woman Should Know. Hosted by award-winning journalist Paula Zahn, each one-hour program is aimed at addressing women’s needs at all stages of life. Learn more about the show, take health quizzes and watch doctor videos by visiting wttw.com/healthsecrets.

This program was made possible by a generous gift from Alberto Culver.

Episode Guide

All shows begin at 8 p.m. on Channel 11.

Coming of Age

Air Date: Thursday, January 21

Hear about the complex issues young women are confronted with, such as body image, obesity, sexual health and the HPV vaccine debate.

Our Featured Physicians

Featured Book

  • Life Doesn’t Begin Five Pounds From Now by Jess Weiner

Learn more about gynecologic care.

Turning Point

Air Date: Thursday, January 28

Learn how to cope with major life issues and decisions, such as practicing safe sex, whether or not to have children, what to expect if you have trouble getting pregnant and juggling day-to-day issues.

Our Featured Providers

Featured Books

  • Navigating the Land of If by Melissa Ford (Infertility Focus)
  • Bluebird, Hip Mama's Survival Guide and Whatever, Mom: Hip Mama's Guide to Raising a Teenager by Ariel Gore

Learn more about obstetrics/pregnancy care, fertility preservation, and the Oncofertility Consortium.

Feeling Great in Midlife

Air Date: Thursday, February 4

Learn how to feel great and stay healthy during menopause with proper screening and alternative choices, such as integrative medicine.

Our Featured Providers

Featured Book

  • Is it Hot in Here? Or is It Me? The Complete Guide to Menopause by Pat Wingert and Barbara Kantrowitz

Learn more about integrative medicine and wellness, Illinois Women's Health Registry, Institute for Women's Health Research.

Taking Control after a Diagnosis

Air Date: Thursday, February 11

Learn what you can do to prevent disease and about the options available to you if you should receive the diagnosis of heart attack, stroke or cancer.

Our Featured Providers

Featured Book

  • Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book by Susan Love, MD

Learn more about women and heart disease, ovarian cancer and breast cancer.


Made possible by a generous gift from Alberto Culver.

Last UpdateMarch 5, 2014