Project X Heat

In this episode on heat, the Project X team looks at how we stave off dehydration in the scalding, suffocating heat of an unrelenting sun? Dr. Alters looks at how plants and animals manage to thrive in a place where it's forty degrees in the shade. Then Dr. Fleck and grad student Marc Huot find that, centuries ago, the Sinagua ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:39
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2013 Henry Morgentaler, Death of a Canadian Protagonist

He was a Second World War concentration camp survivor who came to Canada, became a doctor and changed the way the country treated women seeking abortions. Henry Morgentaler was a controversial figure – loved by some, reviled by others. He died on May 29, 2013. 
  • 2013
  • 00:14:41
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/25/2013

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News in Review - May 2009 Hockey Players and Life Lessons

In Vancouver, police have come up with a new way to teach kids about the danger of drugs. They have enlisted the help of some hockey players and some of the drug addicted residents of the city’s Downtown Eastside neighbourhood. In this News in Review story we’ll show you what happened when the two groups came together and what the ...
  • 2009
  • 00:12:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2009

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Marketplace Hospital Prescription Errors

CBC's popular consumer-advocacy show reveals that prescription errors are much more common than we like to think. One study suggests that in hospitals the rate of error in daily drug dispensation to patients is between 10 and 20 percent. Although few of these errors cause major problems, Marketplace reports on how drug errors can result in death. Experts identify a system ...
  • 1995
  • 00:26:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/09/2014

News in Review - February 2011 How Healthy Are Canadians?

A recent poll showed that many Canadians are not as healthy as they think they are. They eat too much of the wrong foods, they don’t exercise enough, and a sizable majority complain about being tired all the time. In this News in Review story we’ll take a close look at these lifestyle problems and examine ways we can live ...
  • 2011
  • 00:14:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2011

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What a Waste Human Waste

Host Torah Kachur finds out how flushing our waste down the drain is also flushing away cash. Scientists are working to turn feces into medical treatments and cow urine into drinkable water.
  • 2014
  • 00:27:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/08/2014

Marketplace Hyping Health: Is Health Check Always Right?

You've seen the Health Check logo. If a product bears the logo, that means Heart and Stroke has evaluated it and concluded it complies with their criteria, which is based on the recommendations of Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating. Does the logo represent a healthy choice? The answer is complicated. As Wendy Mesley reports, some of Heart and Stroke's Health ...
  • 2008
  • 00:25:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

CBC News Vancouver In Favour of Vaccinations

Why you're putting kids at risk by not vaccinating your own.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/04/2015

CBC News Now In Focus: HIV-AIDS Conference in Vancouver

International AIDS Society president Dr. Chris Beyrer talks about the latest research behind global efforts to control the pandemic.
  • 2015
  • 00:06:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/23/2015

Doc Zone In Search of the G Spot

Thirty years after we named it, controversy and confusion still swirl around the G spot. Is it a physical feature? A subjective experience? Is it myth or reality? Pure invention or scientific truth? From feminism to Freud, gynecology to neurophysiology, plastic surgery to the popular press, In Search of the G Spot delves into the science and sensationalism behind this contentious ...
  • 2011
  • 00:43:35
  • 18+
  • Added on: 06/14/2013