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Keeping Canada Alive

A single mother in Hamilton, whose premature baby was born at only 26 weeks gestation, waits alone as doctors prepare her tiny son for surgery. A former Richmond high school athlete who weighs almost 400 pounds hopes to change his life with bariatric surgery to reduce his stomach size. In Quebec’s far north, a Cree doctor wages her own battle against Canada’s First Nations diabetes epidemic. A profoundly disabled young woman in Wolfville finds ways to live her day to the fullest. And in Vancouver, man’s best friend participates in a clinical trial to detect a life-threatening superbug, while a woman fearing heart failure checks into Emergency.

  • 2015
  • 00:43:42
  • 13-14
SKU
ZZY-15-06F
Categories
Health Education, Mental Health, Medical Sciences
Subjects
Primary health care -- Canada [LCSH], Medical care -- Canada [LCSH], Emergency medical services -- Canada [LCSH], Hospitals -- Canada -- Administration [LCSH], Hospital patients -- Canada [LCSH], Hospital patients -- Services for -- Canada [LCSH], Health education [LCSH], Health services administration [LCSH], Science [LCSH], Medical sciences [LCSH]
Team
Rob Bromley (Producer) , Gillian Lowrey (Producer) , John Ritchie (Producer) , Dana Johl (Producer) , Greg Laikin (Producer) , Grant Greschuk (Director) , Kiefer Sutherland (Narrator)
Closed captioning
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