Morning North | May 9, 2014 | 6:58

Real cadaver vs digital ones for medical training

Should medical schools train students on real bodies or a digital version of them? We asked Donna Newhouse, a lecturer in medical science at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine campuses in Sudbury and Thunder Bay, to weigh in on the debate.

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Morning North - Big dance show and mural unveiling at Sud SecMar 27, 2015 | 8:33Morning North Big dance show and mural unveiling at Sud Sec Audio
Morning North Big dance show and mural unveiling at Sud Sec Mar 27, 2015 | 8:33Sudbury Secondary School is presenting a big dance production of Peter Pan. During the intermission a giant mural created by local artist Charly Rapsky will be unveiled. We heard more from Vice-Principal Heather Downey and dance teacher Carolle Mageau.
Morning North - How the public can decide on spending of so-called slush funds in SudburyMar 27, 2015 | 8:23Morning North How the public can decide on spending of so-called slush funds in Sudbury Audio
Morning North How the public can decide on spending of so-called slush funds in Sudbury Mar 27, 2015 | 8:23It's a process called participatory budgeting. It has taxpayers voting on certain budgetary issues. Some taxpayers would like to see this system implemented in Sudbury, in particular when it comes to spending decisions regarding the so-called slush funds.
Morning North - "Red" hits the stage at the Sudbury Theatre CentreMar 27, 2015 | 5:52Morning North "Red" hits the stage at the Sudbury Theatre Centre Audio
Morning North "Red" hits the stage at the Sudbury Theatre Centre Mar 27, 2015 | 5:52We pull the curtain back on the latest production to hit the stage at the Sudbury Theatre Centre. Artistic director Caleb Marshall joined us in studio to talk about the play "Red" described as visceral study of art.
Morning North - Wasse Abin High School robotics teamMar 27, 2015 | 4:28Morning North Wasse Abin High School robotics team Audio
Morning North Wasse Abin High School robotics team Mar 27, 2015 | 4:28The robotics team at Wasse Abin high School in Wikwemikong is competing in North Bay at the FIRST Robotics Competition. The CBC's Kate Rutherford paid the team a visit while they were hard at work putting together their first robot.
Morning North - Construction delays at L. U. School of ArchitectureMar 27, 2015 | 5:31Morning North Construction delays at L. U. School of Architecture Audio
Morning North Construction delays at L. U. School of Architecture Mar 27, 2015 | 5:31Construction at Laurentian University's School of Architecture is behind schedule. Founding Director Terrance Galvin spoke with the CBC's Kate Rutherford about the delays and contingency plans to accommodate students.
Morning North - More cutbacks likely at Health Sciences NorthMar 27, 2015 | 7:27Morning North More cutbacks likely at Health Sciences North Audio
Morning North More cutbacks likely at Health Sciences North Mar 27, 2015 | 7:27Financial headaches are expected to continue at Sudbury's hospital. The CEO of Health Sciences North, Joe Pilon explained some of the decisions being made in a conversation with Markus Schwabe. This is the second part of that conversation.
Morning North - Heroes and Villains come together in SudburyMar 26, 2015 | 5:26Morning North Heroes and Villains come together in Sudbury Audio
Morning North Heroes and Villains come together in Sudbury Mar 26, 2015 | 5:26Heroes and Villains alike will come together for a fundraiser in Sudbury. Part of the proceeds from the event will go towards the Breakfast Club for Kids through the Human League program. Organizer Shawna McLean joined us in studio with all the details.
Morning North - Robotics competition in North BayMar 26, 2015 | 6:20Morning North Robotics competition in North Bay Audio
Morning North Robotics competition in North Bay Mar 26, 2015 | 6:20A team from Lo-Ellen Park Secondary School in Sudbury is in North Bay to compete in a robotics competition hoping to move on to the World Championships in April. The Lo-Ellen team made it to the world's three years in a row. We spoke to two team members.
Morning North - A night of music by emerging francophone artistsMar 26, 2015 | 6:17Morning North A night of music by emerging francophone artists Audio
Morning North A night of music by emerging francophone artists Mar 26, 2015 | 6:17La Nuit Sur L'Etang has been a showcase of francophone music for 42 years now. The Sudbury event was spawned another musical event... one that features emerging francophone artists. It's known as La Nuit Emergente. Organizer David Poulin told us more.
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Morning North ORNGE helicopters not making many night landings Mar 25, 2015 | 6:16The captain for the Britt Fire and Rescue department says ORNGE medical helicopters still aren't landing at night. That's despite solar powered lights. The president and C-E-O, Dr. Andrew McCallum told the CBC's Kate Rutherford why that's the case.
Morning North - Speaking out against expected cuts at Sudbury hospitalMar 25, 2015 | 7:36Morning North Speaking out against expected cuts at Sudbury hospital Audio
Morning North Speaking out against expected cuts at Sudbury hospital Mar 25, 2015 | 7:36The Sudbury Health Coalition held a public meeting to encourage people to write to their politicians and attend demonstrations against expected cuts at Health Sciences North. We have some of the highlights of the meeting.
Morning North - Women of Distinction Award winnerMar 25, 2015 | 6:49Morning North Women of Distinction Award winner Audio
Morning North Women of Distinction Award winner Mar 25, 2015 | 6:49Lynzy Boeswald-Lalande is one of the winners in this year's YWCA Women of Distinction Awards. She's the program intervention coordinator at Voices for Women Sudbury Sexual Assault Centre in Sudbury. Find out why she was honoured with this award.

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