Marketplace Black Henna Tattoos: Dangerous Designs

Many people prefer henna because it fades after a month; no need to commit to any design. What people may not know is that there is a serious risk. Some manufacturers are adding a chemical called paraphenylenediamine, or PPD, to make the tattoos blacker and longer lasting. Learn about the health risks in this "buyer beware" documentary.
  • 2003
  • 00:11:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Project X Body Armour

The Project X Team explores all kinds of bodily protection, from animal hides to body armour to human skin, discovering how nature and technology have evolved to protect us. Dr. Alters takes a dive beneath the ocean's waves to learn about some of the unusual protective suits of sea creatures. Dr. Fleck and Marc Huot give a brief history of ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - November 2010 BPA: The Chemical Inside Us

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is a controversial chemical that is found in everything from plastic water bottles to tin cans. According to a recent study it’s also in nine out of ten Canadians.This month we examine how it gets into our bodies, and explore the debate over whether or not it’s a health risk.
  • 2010
  • 00:15:37
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2010

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Marketplace Brain Training: Mind Games Classroom Favourites

Can you train your brain to be better? In a powerful journey into the world of memory, Marketplace host Tom Harrington explores the fears of many Canadians, and his own, when it comes to memory loss. Having lost his parents and father-in-law to Alzheimer’s, Tom puts himself, and an industry, to the test. From popular brain training games to new technology that ...
  • 2015
  • 00:43:32
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/02/2015

Marketplace Cafeteria Confidential

Been in a high school cafeteria lately? You might have noticed that a lot of the fare is greasy, high carb foods. In Toronto, one grade 11 high school student has had enough and, with the help of her friends, has decided she’s going to do something about it. Allison Ewell, the smart outspoken teen who's not only taking on her ...
  • 2004
  • 00:10:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Marketplace Calorie Confidential

Your neighbourhood casual-dining chain is serving meals positively loaded with fat and calories and sodium, in amounts far surpassing those usually found in fast food. Marketplace had nutritional analyses done on popular items from several chain restaurants. As Wendy Mesley reports, a single meal at one of these restaurants could actually contain more calories than most of us should eat in ...
  • 2007
  • 00:25:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - September 2009 Canada and the Swine Flu

As the Swine Flu continues to spread around the world, Canada’s healthcare system is stepping up its pandemic preparations. The H1N1 virus first arrived in Canada in the spring, and health authorities are expecting many more cases this winter. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what we know about the virus, and how it’s affecting Canadians.
  • 2009
  • 00:14:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/15/2009

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News in Review - October 2006 Canada Hosts World AIDS Conference

In mid-August 2006, thousands of delegates from all over the world attended an International AIDS Conference in Toronto. They discussed new ways to try to prevent and treat the deadly epidemic. They also called on governments to do more to help the millions of people who are living and dying with AIDS. In this News in Review story we'll look ...
  • 2006
  • 00:14:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2006

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The National Canada's LGBT seniors fear discrimination in elder care New

Many of Canada's LGBT seniors fear discrimination in elder care, believing they'll have to once again hide their pride to avoid prejudice.
  • 2018
  • 00:07:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/11/2018

The National Canada's Social Safety Net: In Sickness and in Health (Part 4 of 4)

Medicare, Canada's universally accessible and publicly funded health care system, is one of the social institutions of which we are most proud. Many experts argue that it is one of the best health care systems in the world. Recently, however, shrinking financial resources and increasing health care demands have brought calls for reform. This program examines how Canadian health care ...
  • 1993
  • 00:28:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013