Friday September 16, 2016
White Coat Black Art Awake During Surgery
In 2008 Donna Penner went in for routine operation at rural Manitoba hospital. 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 with the help of another doctor and is now helping medical students learn from her experience.read comments videoListen 26:31
Thursday September 01, 2016
White Coat Black Art Naturopathy goes mainstream: What's the harm?
Naturopathy has been called pseudo-science and outright quackery by its harshest critics. Yet more of us are visiting naturopaths for everything from common-sense nutrition advice to more fringe treatments such as IV therapy. And now, mainstream medicine is embracing it too. This week Dr. Brian Goldman looks at naturopathy's move to the mainstream in Canada, and asks, "What's the harm?"
Ian Stedman suffered from red eyes, migraines, skin rashes and joint pain all his life. Dozens of MDs failed to diagnose him, so he just lived with it. Then his daughter was born with the same symptoms. Desperate for answers, Ian turned to "Dr. Google" and well, you won't believe what happened next. More read comments