Technology & Innovation

Chasing Cures: The Promise and the Peril of Medical Devices

This week, CBC News is 'Chasing Cures': everything from cancer to the common cold.  Many of those breakthroughs will come from the development of medical...

High Tech Show

This Easter weekend, we're rebroadcasting our show from last season about the impact of high tech medicine on the care you receive. We also have your...

No Appointment Show Mailbag

Love them or hate them, walk in clinics are filling a growing gap in health care.  We toured the hub of Appletree Medical Clinics, which...

The No Appointment Show

This week, a look at the promises and pitfalls of "no appointment" health care. We drop by a walk-in clinic in Ottawa and find out how doctors there manage to see...

Time to Mention the Unmentionables

Do you like puerile, adolescent humor?  Jokes about bodily functions?  Really bad puns?  Well, have we got a show for you.  This week, we broadcast...

Healthy Design

Modern medical gizmos save lives.  But sometimes, they kill.  On this week's episode of  White Coat Black Art, life and death... by design. Healthy design is...

Fall Back to Standard Time? Maybe not

This weekend, most Canadians (except for Saskatchewan and some parts of British Columbia and elsewhere) move from Daylight Saving Time (DST) back to Standard Time.  According to...

Want to Friend Your MD? Go Rural!

This week's episode of WCBA presents a cutting edge look at social media and health care.  We led the show with Dr. Jennifer Dyer, a...

Social Medicine

You've heard of social media. What about social medicine? That's when health professionals blog and tweet and text, not only to each other --...

Sneak Preview of WCBA's Next Show on Social Medicine

A visit to the doctor sometimes involves getting a prescription or a poke with a needle. But what happens when a doctor visits you with...
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