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News in Review - April 2021 Vaccine Science: Variants, Genomes and Canadian Self-sufficiency

Coronavirus variants are popping up around the world. Drugmakers are working to adapt the current vaccines, while Canadian scientists are tracking the variants to get a genetic picture and map the mutations. Among other things, they want to determine what's coming next. Meanwhile, new vaccines are in the works and the Canadian government is investing billions to develop and manufacture ...
  • 2021
  • 00:16:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/10/2021

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News in Review - February 2021 COVID-19: Testing and Containment

Many infectious disease experts believe Canada should be testing everyone for COVID-19 to find out who is contagious, and not just the people who have symptoms. They say rapid testing may be one of the tools that could help. They’re cheaper, faster and can be used at home. Many countries around the world use rapid tests. But Health Canada has ...
  • 2021
  • 00:18:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/12/2021

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News in Review - January 2021 COVID-19: A Global Perspective

This report looks at the impact of COVID-19 around the globe. A year after it was first detected in Wuhan, China, the world struggles to get the disease under control and cases continue to increase. Europe has been hard hit in the second wave, with many countries imposing further restrictions on their citizens. Due to its sheer population, India is ...
  • 2020
  • 00:16:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/19/2021

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News in Review - January 2021 Vaccine Hesitancy: Appealing to the Moveable Middle

A year after COVID-19 was first identified, it had spread across the globe, resulting in more than 73 million cases and over 1.6 million deaths. Health experts agreed the only way through the pandemic was with a vaccine. Scientists and pharmaceutical companies worldwide began the research. Now, as those groundbreaking vaccines are being distributed, many people are ready and eager ...
  • 2020
  • 00:14:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/09/2021

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News in Review - January 2021 COVID-19: The Anti-Mask Movement

Throughout 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic grew, health authorities looked for ways to contain the spread. One option was to introduce a mask policy, making it mandatory in public places. But that has not sat well with so-called anti-maskers. They refuse to comply, suggesting it is government overreach and an infringement on their personal liberties. That has led to some ...
  • 2020
  • 00:15:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/08/2021

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News in Review - January 2021 COVID-19: The Race for a Vaccine

COVID-19 was first detected in December 2019 and quickly spread across the globe, infecting more than 75 million people and killing over 1.6 million by the end of the first year. As the disease resurged with a second wave, scientists and medical professionals around the world were in a tight race to develop an effective vaccine. In November 2020, pharmaceutical ...
  • 2020
  • 00:15:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/01/2021

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About Sex About Sex, Episode 12

Marcus and Maddy’s improv skills are tested when Leah chooses STBBIs as the theme. Warning: The following program may contain mature subject matter and coarse language. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:31
  • 18+
  • Added on: 01/04/2021

News in Review - October 2020 COVID-19 Update: What Have We Learned?

The coronavirus pandemic that spread across the world in early 2020 changed all our lives. In March, Canada closed its borders, shuttered all non-essential business and asked its citizens to stay home. For months we waited. Once the infection numbers dropped significantly, the country began to reopen cautiously. But COVID-19 is still here. And some countries are being forced to ...
  • 2020
  • 00:18:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/30/2020

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Li'l Doc Cystic fibrosis

Li'l Doc and Geeko explain how a virus that makes our mucous thick and sticky can also make our respiratory and digestive systems very weak.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Paraplegia

Accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, Li'l Doc tells us how a spinal cord problem can prevent people from moving all or just the lower halves of their bodies.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Rubella

In this episode, Li'l Doc and Geeko tell us all about the contagious virus that primarily targets the bodies of babies who are still in their mommy's tummies.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Jaundice

Li'l Doc tells us what can make babies’ skin turn yellow, and Geeko helps make it all crystal clear!
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Mumps

Accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, Li'l Doc explains how a virus can cause the salivary glands next to our ears to swell.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Whooping cough

Accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, Li'l Doc explains how harmful bacteria that invade our trachea and bronchial tubes can make us cough.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Polio

In this episode, Li'l Doc and Geeko show us how a virus multiplying in our body can block our muscular control system, making our muscles really soft or really stiff!
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Aerophagia

Why should you always eat slowly and chew your food carefully? Li'l Doc and Geeko describe the discomfort that can come from swallowing too much air!
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Tetanus

The toxin produced by the contagious bacteria responsible for this disease can attack our muscles and respiratory system. Li'l Doc and Geeko bring us up to speed.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/22/2020

Li'l Doc Pinworm infections

In this episode, Li'l Doc, accompanied by her chameleon Geeko, explains how the digestive system can contain the eggs of small worms that cause this illness.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/21/2020

Li'l Doc Blindness

Geeko pretends he can’t see! Li'l Doc tells us about health problems that can make people go blind by impairing the functioning of one or both eyes.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/21/2020

Li'l Doc Tonsilitis

In this episode, Li'l Doc and Geeko explain how our immune system reacts to infectious diseases when our tonsils get sick and can no longer defend themselves.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/21/2020

Li'l Doc Tuberculosis

Li'l Doc and Geeko show us how the human body fights off contagious bacteria that affect our immune system.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/19/2020

Li'l Doc Malaria

In this episode, Li'l Doc and Geeko take a closer look at mosquitoes and how they can carry contagious parasites that affect our entire immune system. 
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/19/2020

Li'l Doc Hand, foot and mouth disease

Have you got a red rash on your hands, on the soles of your feet and around and in your mouth, but you don’t know why? Li'l Doc and Geeko explain the body’s reactions to this syndrome, which is caused by a harmful virus.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/19/2020

Li'l Doc Dengue fever

How can some mosquitoes make us sick when they bite us? Li'l Doc and Geeko have the answers!
  • 2019
  • 00:02:31
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/15/2020

Li'l Doc Rabies

In this episode, Li'l Doc and Geeko explain how a virus can grow inside our body if we’re bitten or scratched by an infected animal.
  • 2019
  • 00:02:30
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/15/2020