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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.

Updated: Saturdays
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120 bathrooms short

Find out why a 35-storey condo doesn’t have any bathrooms.

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How the American right lost its way

Conservative talk radio host Charlie Sykes talks about what it's like to take on Trump supporters.

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The birth of videos games

Rewind takes a look at the birth of a multi-billion dollar industry.

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Taking food from kids who can't pay

A school cafeteria worker quits after she's ordered to enforce the school's new policy of taking hot meals away from kids whose parents haven't paid up.

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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]


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]


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]


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]


Park Your Frustration - Again

With the news that Ontario is freezing hospital parking fees we bring you our "Park Your Frustration" episode from Oct. 2011.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


One More Thing

Six smart, strong women - mothers of children with complex diseases - are on a mission to make the system better. Not just for them but for you.

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I'll Never Forget You

Patients write letters to the healthcare workers they never got a chance to thank the first time around.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


Sock Drawer Stories

How a unique art project mounted by a Calgary-based EMT is helping first responders heal from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


WCBA - Death's Door

Beyond the debate. Quebec's step-by-step march to allow doctors to help terminally ill patients to die...and what that means for the rest of the country.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


White Coat Black Art - Dr Uber

Dr. Uber Will See You Now (or will she?)

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]


Falling through the cracks

Why did Greg Price, an otherwise healthy 31-year old man die from a very treatable cancer that most people recover from? His family believes an uncaring healthcare system was the culprit.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:31]


White Coat Black Art - Sick Comedy

Three comedians dispense a dose of no-holds barred sick comedy about everything from incurable disease to the peculiarities of modern health care.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


Bonus Podcast: Without Consent extended interview

An extended interview with Anita and Ken Chanko, the family of a man whose final moments were broadcast on a US medical reality show without consent. They appeared on the Nov. 7, 2015 episode of White Coat, Black Art.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:38:53]


Without Consent

This week: A cautionary tale from a family whose story was told on a medical reality program -- a story they say never should have made it to air.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


WCBA - A Shot at Normal

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa set up a clinic just for fragile kids with complex illnesses - one that eases the burden for parents by listening to them. If that approach works with these families, it'll work for all of us.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


Eric Johnson on "The Knick"

Eric talks about what makes Dr. Gallinger tick, and how he ended up doing the same surgery for two different medical dramas.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:02:54]


TV MDs

We look at the impact of TV MDs on medical culture, why the medium is fascinated by medicine and Brian talks to Eric Johnson aka Dr. Everett Gallinger of "The Knick."

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


White Coat Black Art - From assembly line to ER

Can a production system developed to make better, safer cars also make better, safer healthcare?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:28]


White Coat Black Art - Swedish Pharmacare

Dr. Brian Goldman travels to Stockholm to look at its pharmacare system.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:30]


Politics & Prescriptions town hall long cut

CBC election town hall recorded at Glenn Gould Studio Tues Sept. 29 hosted by Dr. Brian Goldman. Politics & Prescriptions: Should Canada have a national drug plan?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:53:59]


White Coat Black Art - Politics and Prescriptions

Town Hall: Should Canada have a national drug plan?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:27:29]


White Coat Black Art - Tattoos

Dr. Brian Goldman looks at first impressions and the disconnect between you and the medical world on how we view tattoos and body piercings.

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