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    Stephans' ruling will lead to over-protective parents: Checkup caller

    by Cross Country Checkup

    After a mother and father were found guilty of not providing their ailing toddler with medical care, parents across Canada are concerned about what affect that will have. Jennie-Mae Babcock says that it will make new parents paranoid about the health of their children.

    Posted: May 04, 2016 12:49 PM ET read comments audio
  • China World Bank Health

    Checkup Can alternative healing become integrative medicine?

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Ashley Alton is a registered traditional Chinese medical practitioner from Toronto, Ont. and she called in to share her perspective on the public’s misinformation of so-called “alternative healing”. She says she prefers the term “integrative medicine” and that regulatory colleges should do a better job of informing the public of the specializations of different health practitioners.

    Posted: May 02, 2016 12:19 PM ET read comments audio
  • Vancouver 4/20

    Checkup 'I want it to be safe for my children to smoke a joint'

    by Cross Country Checkup

    Kathy, a mother and teacher from Peterborough, Ont., called to share her thoughts on how marijuana legalization would make the drug safer to use. She says legalization would allow for better drug education and would reform a legal system which “isn’t working.”

    Posted: Apr 25, 2016 12:53 PM ET read comments audio

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