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White Coat, Black Art

 

White Coat, Black Art

Dr. Brian Goldman takes listeners through the swinging doors of hospitals and doctors' offices, behind the curtain where the gurney lies.

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Should every day be Email Debt Forgiveness Day?

Radio hosts PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman explore our collective email shame.

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[mp3 file: runs00:59:09]

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Searching for mercy in ISIS territory

Jurgen Todenhofer believes the West underestimates the threat ISIS pose.

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The Unbuttoning of Christiane Pflug

More than four decades after her death, there is a resurgence of interest in her art.

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Second Machine Age: machines are taking over humans

Machines taking over more human tasks, with huge implications for how we'll live and work in the future.

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WCBA - Dr C. The Christmas Edition

On this holiday edition and season finale of White Coat, Black Art, Dr. Brian Goldman's conversation with Nikhil Joshi, physician and cancer survivor.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:31]


WCBA - Medicine's Murky Past - Extended Podcast

Two stories take us back to the origins of modern medicine.

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Special K

Can a drug best known as a "party drug" become a mainstream treatment for depression?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:17]


WCBA - Health Coaches: The Vegas Gamble

A new breed of health care worker that helps keep patients in the pink and out of hospital - the health coach.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:31]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Maureen Taylor full interview

Dr. Brian Goldman's full conversation with physician assistant Maureen Taylor, the widow of Dr. Donald Low.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:21]


WCBA - Palliative Care vs Assisted Suicide: The False Dichotomy

Two 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?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Cancer Fighters

Your medicine cabinet might be full of cancer-fighting drugs.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:11]


Hospital Vice podcast

This week on White Coat, Black Art: Hospitals are supposed to promote healthy living but do they send a mixed message when it comes to human vice? This week we patrol the hospital with health

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Knee Replacements

Dr. Brian Goldman on unnecessary knee replacement surgery

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WCBA - Invisible Enemy

Stories from colleagues who have made the journey to battle Ebola the invisible enemy.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Antibiotics

Should patients with respiratory infections say no to a doctor's prescription for antibiotics?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:44]


Doctor BS Podcast

This week on White Coat, Black Art, a crash course on BS - hospital-style. Much of the bluff and bluster from doctors is self-serving but does it serve a greater purpose?

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Makayla's Choice Update

CBC Reporter Connie Walker has an update on Makayla Sault and her treatment at the Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:09:06]


wcba - PODCAST SLOW CODE 1108

This 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.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:39]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Mystery Paralysis and Makayla`s Choice Reaction

Dr. Brian Goldman describes a new and worrisome type of paralysis. Plus your reaction to our show, Makayla`s Choice

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:55]


WCBA - Sleepy Docs Podcast 1101

Highlights from a lively panel with the provocative title "Is a Tired Doctor a Safe Doctor" recorded live as part of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons' International Conference on Residency Education held in Toronto.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:36]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Obesity

Obesity rates in Canada have tripled over the past thirty years. Now an editorial just published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal is calling for tough action to deal with obesity. Dr. Brian Goldman explains.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:12:38]


Makaya's Choice - Podcast

This week on White Coat, Black Art: When first nations culture and medical culture collide. And what happens when both claim to act in the best interest of young patients who insist on their right to choose their own treatment.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:31]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Refusing to Treat Ebola

Should health care workers have the right to take a pass on caring for patients with Ebola?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:11]


WCBA - The Toyota Way Podcast

Nearly forty years ago, Toyota adopted an efficiency system they called Toyota Way. Today, people in health care and other industries call it LEAN because it's all about cutting waste. Is it a way for hospitals to better care for patients and save money?

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Visiting Hours React

Our show this week on hospital visitors got such a huge response we're devoting this week's minipodcast to your thoughts and stories on 24/7 hospital vistors.

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WCBA - Visiting Hours Podcast

On this edition of White Coat, Black Art: a personal reflection on hospital visitors and the role they play in the lives of patients and the people who look after them.

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Depression

The CMA says we need to channel more resources toward mental health. Dr. Brian Goldman tells us why.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:11:34]


First Nations Second-Class Care: An Encore Podcast

White Coat Black Art looks at why First Nations patients sometimes get second-class health care.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:32]


Haves and Have Nots: Midwifery in Canada

A check up on midwifery in Canada. We visit Toronto's new birth centre where more than 400 babies are expected to be born this year, and then Brian goes to Newfoundland find out why it's taken 30 years for midwives there to get licensed.

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Palliative Care vs Assisted Death

Will more access to palliative care curb support for assisted suicide in Canada?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:13:15]


WCBA - Dr. Phil Hebert and Parkinson's Disease

The long and personal journey of Dr. Phil Hebert from family physician to patient with Parkinson's disease. He tells why he kept the diagnosis a secret for so long and what finally convinced him he had to quit practising medicine.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


White Coat Mini Podcast - D68

How ready is Canada to deal with outbreaks of enterovirus D68, a new virus that has hospitalized more than a thousand children?

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White Coat - After the Error Part Two

Beth Daley 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.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Visiting Hours

Should we do away with hospital visiting hours? Should you be allowed to visit patients whenever you want?

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White Coat - After the Error Part One

What happens after a medical error and is saying sorry really enough? Two mothers in two countries who both lost newborn children help us pull back the curtain on what happens after a medical mistake is made.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:32]


Labour Day Podcast - Journey to the Other Side of the Gurney

Dr. Nikhil Joshi, 28, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma last year. He reveals how becoming a cancer patient has made him a better doctor.

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Alternative Medicine

Doctor Brian Goldman explains why two prominent US scientists want to pull the plug on research into alternative medicine.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:10]


White Coat Mini Podcast - Doctor Angst at the CMA Annual Meeting

The Canadian Medical Association's annual meeting is under way in Ottawa. Doctors are fretting about their future in which almost everywhere you look, someone other than a doctor is doing things that used to be their job.

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White Coat Mini Podcast - Ebola

Welcome to our new White Mini podcast which features Dr Brian Goldman's weekly House Doctor column for CBC Radio afternoon shows across Canada. This week: how worried should Canadians be about Ebola.

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