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    Posted: Aug 21, 2015 10:45 AM MT

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  • Tuesday July 19, 2016

    Audio Asbestos-related deaths in Alberta remains a persistent problem

    Doctor Alain Tremblay is a professor in the Cummings School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. He comments on the WCB report that asbestos-related deaths are still the top cause of occupational disease fatalities.

    Listen 7:15
  • Thursday July 21, 2016

    Audio The internet loves a cat video

    Travis Deslaurier is a male model and entrepreneur. A video of him working out, using his cat as a weight has tens of millions of view since it was posted a week ago.

    Listen 9:15
  • Tuesday July 19, 2016

    Audio Sexual Harrassment in Teen Hockey League

    A bit of trash talk is a given when it comes to sports, sexual harassment is not. So when a Spruce Grove teen was the target of sexual harassment during a game last season, she expected the league to take action. 18-year-old Kaitlyn Byers is speaking out.

    Listen 7:06
  • Tuesday July 19, 2016

    Audio Black History and racism in Alberta

    American race relations are a shock and mystery to many Canadians. But did you know the KKK was officially recognized in Alberta as recently at 2003? Bashir Mohamed is doing research into the history of black Alberta settlers and racism in the province.

    Listen 9:42
  • Thursday July 21, 2016

    Audio Summer camp for smart kids

    At the summer SHAD program students get the chance to visit a nuclear reactor or a remote island that's reviving its local economy. We spoke to Edmonton high school students Mary Jiang and Taylor Barby-Peters from there.

    Listen 4:19
  • Monday July 18, 2016

    Audio Lake Okanagan Swimmer aiming for world record

    Wayne Strach is a 61-year-old man from Leduc and he wants to break the world record for the longest, uninterrupted, open water swim. He's headed to Lake Okanagan for the 50 hour swim this August.

    Listen 7:18
  • Monday July 18, 2016

    Audio pokemon go as treatment for mental illness

    Gamer Craig Versaevel credits Pokemon Go with getting him outside and helping him battle anxiety. Dr. Ganz Ferrance is a psychologist and discusses why the new game could be helpful for people with similar issues.

    Listen 10:37
  • Thursday July 21, 2016

    Audio The appeal of e-cigs for teens

    Because it's cool. That's what the majority of teenagers gave as their reason for using e-cigarettes. Dr. Khoury is a pediatrician at the Stollery in Edmonton. His research in Ontario was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal this week.

    Listen 5:30

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