Dec 10, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Lights and Sirens, and Helping the Wounded in Haiti Audio
White Coat Black Art Lights and Sirens, and Helping the Wounded in Haiti Dec 10, 2010 | 27:30This week, a look at the call for emergency help from the perspective of those coming to the rescue and those in need. You'll hear what it's like for paramedics to race to a call, and about the difficult life and decisions one trauma surgeon made while helping the wounded in Haiti after the earthquake. All this and more on White Coat, Black Art's "Lights and Sirens" show.
Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art How the Healthcare System Treats Obesity Audio
White Coat Black Art How the Healthcare System Treats Obesity Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30It's taboo these days to discriminate based on the colour of someone's skin, or where they're from, but there's some people we still make fun of with impunity: fat people. And the insensitivity doesn't stop at the hospital door. This week, how the health system treats obesity. From the surgeons who operate, to the doctors who are fat themselves.
Sep 11, 2010 | 27:50White Coat Black Art Controversial MS treatment Audio
White Coat Black Art Controversial MS treatment Sep 11, 2010 | 27:50On the show this week, we're taking on the Zamboni treatment for Multiple Sclerosis, and the push-back against patient-driven medicine. It's a story that pits patient power against the highly entrenched views of the neurologists who treat MS. The more hype over the procedure, the less those doctors want to have anything to do with it. Are doctors right to argue against spending dollars doing research on an unproven treatment? Or, are they putting their egos in the way of progress?
Oct 22, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Sex, Lies, and Medical Mistakes Audio
White Coat Black Art Sex, Lies, and Medical Mistakes Oct 22, 2010 | 27:30It's called Female Sexual Dysfunction.
And according to investigative journalist Ray Moynihan, the so-called disease is largely a creation of drug companies. This week on White Coat, Black Art, Moynihan explains to host Dr. Brian Goldman, what happens when marketing meets medicine. And more highlights from our town hall "To Err is Medicine."
Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30White Coat Black Art Caring for the Dying (Extended Residents panel) Audio
White Coat Black Art Caring for the Dying (Extended Residents panel) Dec 23, 2010 | 27:30Five medical residents speak with Dr. Brian Goldman about learning how to care for patients who are dying. Sometimes these are patients who've been very sick, but sometimes a healthy patient's situation can change unexpectedly for the worse and the responsibility falls to a resident to deliver the news.