December 2013

Lessons from the Hudson for the Hospital

This week, on our last program of the season, we bring you a couple of our favourite interviews from a previous program and something new...

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2013 Health Year in Review

T'is the season for lists.  Since everyone in the media seems to enjoy looking back at the biggest stories of the year, I might as...

Extended Interview: Helene Campbell

In 2011, Helene Campbell was diagnosed with an often-fatal lung condition and underwent a risky double lung transplant. We heard from her in last week's program, The...

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The Dragon Slayers

Holidays are a time when we  share stories of hope and inspiration. On this week's show, we have two stories of young patients we're calling...

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What If Organ Donation Became A National Cause?

The latest government figures show that more than 4,500 Canadians are on the transplant waiting list. And one in five will die before a donor...

Organ Donation - The Heart of the Matter

This week, in the spirit of giving, we take a look at organ donation.Canadians like to think they have better health care than their neighbours...

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MDs Can Do More for Soldiers with PTSD

A study published in July 2013 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that fourteen percent of Canadian Forces who served in Afghanistan have been diagnosed either...

E-Patient Dave: Extended Interview with Dave deBronkart

Dave deBronkart has a radical message: patients should use health technology and the internet to grab the information often kept hidden in their medical files...

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The Guru and the Hackers

This week on White Coat Black Art, Dr. Brian Goldman looks at the rocky relationship between health care and information technology. Dr. Goldman and medical...

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Dr. Stephen Xenakis on Omar Khadr - In-Depth Interview

In this White Coat Online Exclusive, you can listen to Dr. Brian Goldman's extended interview with Dr. Stephen Xenakis.  Xenakis, a retired U-S military psychiatrist...

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Why Can't Gynaecologists Treat Male Patients?

In September 2013, the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists announced that doctors could no longer call themselves gynaecologists if they treat male patients. Late...
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