Jul 31, 2012 | 24:58In the Field Burn Recovery (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Burn Recovery (May 2012 Encore) Jul 31, 2012 | 24:58In part one of this episode. Newfoundlander Pat Stamp was working as a welder on a tanker ship when there was an explosion.He was injured. Badly injured. He had basically lost his face.This healthy, handsome man with a bright future had burns to 40% of his body.Help came from an unlikely source: A former CIA operative, in Virginia. We meet the doctor who is restoring his looks and brightening his outlook on the future:
Jul 31, 2012 | 27:29In the Field Workplace Bully (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Workplace Bully (May 2012 Encore) Jul 31, 2012 | 27:29Later on In the Field.We know there are bullies on the school ground, and we know who they're picking on. It's the small kids, the new kids, the ones who don't speak English so well. The ones who don't have support from their peers. In the workplace, we know there are bullies too, that's no surprise to anyone. But you might be surprised to hear how often it happens. And it might be a big surprise to hear who's getting bullied.
Aug 7, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Human Egg Donations (May 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Human Egg Donations (May 2012 Encore) Aug 7, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. In Canada it is illegal to pay for human eggs. That law has been in effect for almost a decade. But it's widely known in the business that there is a black market in this country but no charges have ever been laid.The fertility business remains the wild west of medicine. It also is fraught with danger for the women who donate their eggs.
Aug 14, 2012 | 27:28In the Field Fighting Student Apathy (August 2012 Encore) Audio
In the Field Fighting Student Apathy (August 2012 Encore) Aug 14, 2012 | 27:28In part two of this episode. In Moncton, a couple of teachers were at wits end. When they looked around their classroom they saw groggy teenagers spending their free time typing the most mundane details of their lives into a laptop, or a smart-phone. Updating their friends about how long it took to brush their hair this morning, or what they had for supper. Those two teachers decided they were going to fight back against student apathy.
Oct 9, 2012 | 25:00In the Field The Meaning of Work - Part 1 Audio
In the Field The Meaning of Work - Part 1 Oct 9, 2012 | 25:00On this episode of the show, we look at the meaning of the work. In this part, a documentary on a program for unemployed Toronto youth that teaches them job skills. Also, a story on one of Quebec’s “adapted workplaces” which are designed for people with various physical and mental challenges. Another story on a program in Vancouver that gets the unemployed kitted out for construction work, one of pair of steel-toed boots at a time. And how some unhappy people in Calgary getting work done, millions of dollars worth, on their leaky condos.
Oct 23, 2012 | 25:00In the Field Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 1 Audio
In the Field Canadian beauty is about good hair, the Yukon, and music - Part 1 Oct 23, 2012 | 25:00In this episode of In The Field we explore concepts about beauty, including an entire community in Toronto dedicated to hair care, a Kenyan-Canadian who've discovered la dolce vitae in the tiny community of Old Crow, Yukon, and one of Canada's most beautiful singers.
Nov 27, 2012 | 27:30In the Field Grace under pressure - Part 1 Audio
In the Field Grace under pressure - Part 1 Nov 27, 2012 | 27:30There's a lot of talk about the growing problem of dementia in Canada. For the most part, those who have it are shut away and held under tight supervision. But not in Denmark. Dementia patients are free to travel, keep up on their hobbies and stay as independent as possible for as long as possible.
Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59In the Field March 24, 2013 Audio
In the Field March 24, 2013 Mar 25, 2013 | 53:59This week on In The Field, you'll hear about how First Nations patients were cared for - or not - at the racially segregated hospitals in B.C., and you'll find out how recent refugees from Bhutan via Nepal are taking care of their families and their futur
Apr 21, 2013 | 54:00In the Field April 21, 2013 Audio
In the Field April 21, 2013 Apr 21, 2013 | 54:00Ten years after SARS: two survivors talk about the scars left by disease. A fictional take on health campaign for the Norovirus. A medical miracle: surviving a gunshot wound to the head. Two mothers find friendship after tragic event involving their sons
Apr 27, 2014 | 52:59In the Field Rwanda Audio
In the Field Rwanda Apr 27, 2014 | 52:59Today on In the Field, we have four documentaries anchored to the Rwandan tragedy. Some talk of the tragedy. Others of the later efforts to heal. All the stories you will hear today were broadcast on CBC Radio’s Dispatches.
Jun 22, 2014 | 52:59In the Field The Big C Audio
In the Field The Big C Jun 22, 2014 | 52:59Two inspiring stories about fighting cancer: the amazing Dr. C in St. John's and two big-hearted strangers who stepped into the life of a mother suffering from cancer.
Dr. Joshi was on top of the world in the fall of 2013.