Health | Oct 9, 2012 | 2:43

    Food irradiation

    A century-old technology could help stem the safety risks involved in food recalls such as the one involving XL Foods, but merely saying the term "food irradiation" invites trepidation

    Now Playing on CBC Radio Help Refresh

    Live audio streams for phones and tablets: Radio One and CBC Music (Radio 2, Radio 3 and more)

    CBC Radio One

    Listen Live Ottawa change

    CBC Radio 2

    Listen Live Eastern change

    CBC Radio 3

    Listen Live Radio 3
    The National - Fentanyl overdoses and deathsAug 17, 2015 | 2:35The National Fentanyl overdoses and deaths Video
    The National Fentanyl overdoses and deaths Aug 17, 2015 | 2:35Fentanyl's popularity has risen as the availability of other opiates such as OxyContin and oxycodone has declined
    News - Dr. Frances KelseyAug 7, 2015 | 2:59News Dr. Frances Kelsey Video
    News Dr. Frances Kelsey Aug 7, 2015 | 2:59CBC's Knowlton Nash speaks to Dr. Kelsey about the challenges of regulating drug safety in this 1962 interview.
    The National - Promising Alzheimer's researchAug 27, 2015 | 2:05The National Promising Alzheimer's research Video
    The National Promising Alzheimer's research Aug 27, 2015 | 2:05Quebec researchers have found a link between that disease and fatty deposits in the brain
    Health - Toilet diseasesAug 2, 2015 | 1:50Health Toilet diseases Video
    Health Toilet diseases Aug 2, 2015 | 1:50Why the likelihood of catching a disease from a toilet seat is slim and how to protect yourself
    The National - Medical research community shocked by federal cutsAug 13, 2015 | 2:26The National Medical research community shocked by federal cuts Video
    The National Medical research community shocked by federal cuts Aug 13, 2015 | 2:26Physician-scientists are an elite group of doctors with the ability to make new and potentially life-saving discoveries
    The National - Kim Kardashian's paid drug ad breaks rulesAug 12, 2015 | 2:32The National Kim Kardashian's paid drug ad breaks rules Video
    The National Kim Kardashian's paid drug ad breaks rules Aug 12, 2015 | 2:32World of online celebrity and pharmaceutical advertising rules collide
    The National - Vitamins for healthAug 17, 2015 | 2:41The National Vitamins for health Video
    The National Vitamins for health Aug 17, 2015 | 2:41How much value do they have for the average person?
    Health - 'Stage 0' breast cancer: What do you do?Aug 21, 2015 | 1:52Health 'Stage 0' breast cancer: What do you do? Video
    Health 'Stage 0' breast cancer: What do you do? Aug 21, 2015 | 1:52Canadian study says 'DCIS' is surgically overtreated in U.S.
    Health - Workaholics at higher risk of strokeAug 19, 2015 | 2:05Health Workaholics at higher risk of stroke Video
    Health Workaholics at higher risk of stroke Aug 19, 2015 | 2:05Those who worked 55 or more hours a week showed about 33% higher risk of stroke compared with those who clocked 35 to 40 hours a week says study published in The Lancet
    The National - Astronomical drug priceJun 24, 2015 | 18:45The National Astronomical drug price Video
    The National Astronomical drug price Jun 24, 2015 | 18:45An exploration into the forces behind the price of one of the world's most expensive drugs
    Health - Hydration myths debunkedJul 20, 2015 | 2:21Health Hydration myths debunked Video
    Health Hydration myths debunked Jul 20, 2015 | 2:21Experts debunk some of the enduring myths when it comes to our fixation on hydration
    The National - Stroke signsJun 4, 2015 | 2:23The National Stroke signs Video
    The National Stroke signs Jun 4, 2015 | 2:23Why the message to get help quickly when signs of stroke occur isn't always getting through
    The National - Lyme disease cases on the rise in several provincesAug 1, 2015 | 2:45The National Lyme disease cases on the rise in several provinces Video
    The National Lyme disease cases on the rise in several provinces Aug 1, 2015 | 2:45Doctors and patients are struggling to find a treatment, Thomas Daigle reports
    Health - Childhood obesity dilemmaMar 30, 2015 | 2:08Health Childhood obesity dilemma Video
    Health Childhood obesity dilemma Mar 30, 2015 | 2:08Beyond tracking weight gain, new guidelines reveal there isn't much family doctors can do to prevent or treat obesity in children and teens
    The National - Music under the knifeAug 12, 2015 | 2:02The National Music under the knife Video
    The National Music under the knife Aug 12, 2015 | 2:02Research review shows the power of music to help manage surgical pain

    2 of 34