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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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Where are you from?

Hear from young people who are learning about their Indigenous nations - and what that means to them.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]

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At a loss for words

Two strangers who don’t speak the same language meet in Haiti and sparks fly... through Google Translate.

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[mp3 file: runs00:21:56]

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Soheil's Millionaire Blues

Vancouver’s Soheil Biniaz is a self-made millionaire, who's learning deep connection is something his money can't buy.

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[mp3 file: runs00:27:18]

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War, on drugs

From berzerkers on mushrooms, to Nazis on meth, armies and soldiers have used drugs to fight, cope with and recover from war since ancient times.

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[mp3 file: runs00:31:52]

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Reaching the person inside the dementia

Therapist Naomi Feil helps people with dementia find peace by using Validation. It's a method she developed that uses empathy to make a breakthrough connection with patients.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:31]


I'll Never Forget You 2016

Your letters of gratitude for that special health care worker. And from our side of the gurney, letters from health care workers to that special patient they’ll never forgot.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:31:47]


I'm a white settler: Why that matters in healthcare

The San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training program uses blunt talk to confront racial bias in Canadian health care, with the goal of making healthcare safer and more accessible for Indigenous patients.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:39]


Parenting your parents

Most Canadians will, at some point, care for an elderly family member. It can be a stressful and difficult experience.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


The doctor speaks English. The patient doesn't. Now what?

Bridging the language gap in medicine. We visit the Crossroads Clinic, a first stop for many refugees arriving in Toronto. A medical interpreter tells us why you shouldn't let kids interpret for parents. And, using Google Translate in the Dr.'s office.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


I was his wife and a witness: Dr. Lucy Kalanithi reveals how dying taught her husband to live

Dr. Lucy Kalanithi reveals how dying of terminal cancer taught her husband,author of the best-selling memoir "When Breath Becomes Air" to live well.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:39]


Tired of waking up tired? Here's help

Sleep disorders affect up to 40 per cent of Canadians. Find out how Dr. Brian Goldman won the battle against sleepless nights. And then: Why so many Canadians can't get help for sleep apnea, and what one Canadian sleep expert is doing to change that.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:25:53]


Hospital noise is putting patients at risk. Here's why.

A noisy hospital makes it hard to sleep.Studies show it makes it hard to heal too, and when hospital staff experience 'alarm fatigue' it's dangerous. Find out what alarm fatigue is, and meet an MD making a quieter, safer ICU, modelled on your iPhone.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:33]


Into the breech

Ottawa midwife Betty-Anne Daviss is a rare breed in health care. She does vaginal breech births.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


Still Kathryn

Meet a young caregiver who her life on hold to help her mother with early-onset Alzheimer`s.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


When Heather Met Ricky

A groundbreaking program at a Winnipeg ER helps youth escape the cycle of violence on that city’s streets.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


The MD Who Spent A Million Dollars Researching Gun Violence

The doctors in the U.S. who treat the epidemic of gun violence... and the researcher who is trying to prevent it.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:31]


I'll Never Forget you.

Patients and healthcare workers share letters of thanks to each other, for making a difference in their lives.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


Reaching the person behind the dementia

One woman's unique way of helping people with dementia find peace through an approach called the Validation Method

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]


One in a million

For years Ian Stedman lived with mystery ailments no MD could diagnose: red eyes, achy joints and rashes. When his baby was born with the same problem he had to find an answer. He googled his rash and discovered he had a one-in-a-million rare disease.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:29]


Bonus Podcat: Britt Marie Hermes, ex-naturopath

A follow up to our program on naturopathy. Dr. Brian Goldman talks to ex-naturopath Britt Marie Hermes about her the profession and why she left her practice.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:22:25]


Awake During Surgery

Donna Penner went in for routine operation. Despite getting a general anesthetic she woke up during surgery. She was unable to speak or move. The ordeal left her with PTSD. She recovered and is now using her story to teach medical students.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:31]


What's the Harm?

Dr. Brian Goldman looks at the trend of integrating naturopathy with western medicine.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:30]