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White Coat Black Art - Medicine's Murky PastDec 18, 2014 | 27:29White Coat Black Art Medicine's Murky Past Audio
White Coat Black Art Medicine's Murky Past Dec 18, 2014 | 27:29Two stories that take us back to the origins of modern medicine.
White Coat Black Art - After the Error - Part 2Sep 13, 2014 | 27:29White Coat Black Art After the Error - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art After the Error - Part 2 Sep 13, 2014 | 27:29Beth Dalley Ullum tells the story of trying to save her unborn son who had a serious heart defect. She had to break through the medical culture of secrecy to find the best surgeons to perform a very delicate operation.
White Coat Black Art - Palliative Care vs. Assisted Suicide: The False DichotomyDec 4, 2014 | 27:29White Coat Black Art Palliative Care vs. Assisted Suicide: The False Dichotomy Audio
White Coat Black Art Palliative Care vs. Assisted Suicide: The False Dichotomy Dec 4, 2014 | 27:29Two big, important issues: palliative care and assisted death. Should one really come before the other or do they go hand in hand towards helping Canadians achieve a so-called "good death?
White Coat Black Art - Will to Die: Nagui's Choice (Update) - Part 1Sep 8, 2012 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Will to Die: Nagui's Choice (Update) - Part 1 Audio
White Coat Black Art Will to Die: Nagui's Choice (Update) - Part 1 Sep 8, 2012 | 27:30Nagui Morcos - ill with Huntington's disease - was one of very few people in Canada to publicly declare a desire to end his own life. We have an exclusive final interview in which he and his partner Jan Crowley talk about Nagui's agonizing decision.
White Coat Black Art - Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen BartholomewSep 17, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen Bartholomew Audio
White Coat Black Art Nurse Bullying, and "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility" with author Kathleen Bartholomew Sep 17, 2011 | 27:30There's a saying you hear in hospitals: nurses eat their young. Not doctors, paramedics, or physios, just nurses. Dr. Brian Goldman speaks with two nurses who say they were bullied by their colleagues, and find out how the experience affected them and their patients. He also speaks with Kathleen Bartholomew, author of "Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility: Why Nurses Eat Their Young and Each Other."
White Coat Black Art - Special K (Mini-podcast)Dec 17, 2014 | 11:16White Coat Black Art Special K (Mini-podcast) Audio
White Coat Black Art Special K (Mini-podcast) Dec 17, 2014 | 11:16Can a drug best known as a "party drug" become a mainstream treatment for depression?
White Coat Black Art - Slow Code & Going through the Motions (2013 Encore)Nov 7, 2014 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Slow Code & Going through the Motions (2013 Encore) Audio
White Coat Black Art Slow Code & Going through the Motions (2013 Encore) Nov 7, 2014 | 27:30This week: one of our most controversial shows from last season: the slow code - a little-talked about practice at some hospitals that puts medical ethics under the microscope.
White Coat Black Art - Personal Support WorkersSep 10, 2011 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Audio
White Coat Black Art Personal Support Workers Sep 10, 2011 | 27:30At retirement homes, a growing number of Canada's seniors receive nursing care from personal support workers who say they're increasingly being asked to perform duties they aren't qualified to do, putting their reputations and your safety at risk.
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White Coat Black Art - Cancer Fighters (Mini-podcast)Dec 2, 2014 | 12:10White Coat Black Art Cancer Fighters (Mini-podcast) Audio
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White Coat Black Art - Will to Die: Nagui's Choice (Update) - Part 2Sep 14, 2012 | 27:29White Coat Black Art Will to Die: Nagui's Choice (Update) - Part 2 Audio
White Coat Black Art Will to Die: Nagui's Choice (Update) - Part 2 Sep 14, 2012 | 27:29Nagui Morcos ended his life on Earth Day, rather than live with the effects of Huntington's disease -- as his father had. Before he died he became a public face of the right-to-die movement. In the final part of our series, we explore his final days through those who wer at his side -- and the aftermath of his choice.

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