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  • Lucy, Paul and Cady Kalanithi

    Thursday November 24, 2016

    Lucy Kalanithi on love, loss and lessons from When Breath Becomes Air

    After Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer, he fathered a child, finished a neurosurgery residency and wrote the best-selling memoir "When Breath Becomes Air." He died last year at age 37, before it was published. His wife, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, talks to Dr. Goldman about being the book's sherpa and the keeper of Paul's legacy.

    Posted: Nov 24, 2016 1:46 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 25, 2016 4:55 PM ET
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  • Insomnia

    Thursday November 17, 2016

    Can't sleep? Neither can this doctor. Here's what he did.

    A staggering 40 percent of Canadians have sleep problems such as insomnia. Dr Brian Goldman is one of them. His search for relief has been no less frustrating than that of most Canadians.

    Posted: Nov 17, 2016 4:07 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 21, 2016 8:52 AM ET
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  • Hospital quiet

    Friday November 11, 2016

    Noisy hospitals are putting patients at risk. Here's why.

    A noisy hospital can make it hard to sleep. But studies show noise can make it hard to heal too. And when hospital staff experience "alarm fatigue" patient safety is at risk. Find out what alarm fatigue is, and meet an MD who is making the ICU of the future. It's quieter and safer, and it's modelled on your iPhone.

    Posted: Nov 11, 2016 2:47 PM ET
    Last Updated: Nov 11, 2016 7:50 PM ET
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