CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 4

Frustrated by the lack of answers from her doctors, and the apparent failure of chemotherapy, Roxann is persuaded to undergo a double mastectomy in hopes of removing the cancer from her body once and for all. The procedure quickly becomes a source of tremendous anxiety, confusion and humiliation for Roxann. More palpable solace comes from the traditional healers, who help ...
  • 2016
  • 00:14:26
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017

CBC Short Docs Thunder Blanket, Episode 5

Having recovered from her mastectomy and with only the final rounds of chemotherapy remaining, the end appears to be in sight for Roxann. But complications arise when she is rushed back to the hospital with a surgical infection that baffles her doctors. Despite these constant setbacks, Roxann eagerly awaits the festival premiere of her first short film. With her doctors ...
  • 2016
  • 00:15:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/22/2017

Our Vancouver Twin Study in Space

NASA capitalizes on a rare opportunity to study space's impact on the human body.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:42
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/01/2015

Marketplace Vaccines: Shot of Confusion

Should parents vaccinate their children? Overwhelming evidence says yes, yet many parents hear conflicting advice even as disease outbreaks make news. The stakes couldn't be higher. Marketplace host Erica Johnson examines the confusion, investigates the source, and reveals how trusted health practitioners may be putting your kids at risk. It’s an investigation every potential parent should see.
  • 2014
  • 00:20:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2015

National Geographic Documentaries Venom: Nature's Killer

What they lack in terms of speed, strength and size, some of the world’s deadliest predators make up for with chemical weapons. They are the venomous creatures of the world, and they may kill 100,000 people a year. Snakes, spiders, snails and even jellyfish wield chemicals that can scramble your brain signals, paralyze your muscles, shred your blood cells and ...
  • 2010
  • 00:52:37
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/16/2015

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Doc Zone Virus Hunters

Few things on Earth are more frightening than viruses. Virus Hunters follows the front line workers in the war on viruses, their triumphs and defeats, the challenges they face in developing vaccines, and the limitations of this approach. Virus Hunters also explores the new and largely unknown epidemic of chronic diseases, more and more of which are now suspected of ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Vital Bonds

Take a fascinating journey inside the evolving science of transplants, where breakthrough discoveries are tackling the organ shortage and transforming the future of medicine. We’ve all heard about the crisis in organ donation. In Canada, for example, one in four on the lung waitlist die waiting. But there is hope: transplant medicine is in the midst of a quiet revolution. ...
  • 2016
  • 00:44:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/18/2017

Refer-O-scope Voices (with English subtitles)

Sébastien hears voices that disrupt his workday.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2015

We Are Canada We Are Canada, Episode 2

A former athlete-turned champion of alternative medical research after an MS diagnosis, a ground-breaking intuitive robotic arm, and an ingenious venture to help those with cognitive needs. In this episode: Nadia Hamilton, Crystal Phillips and Charles DeGuire.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/19/2017

News in Review - April 2006 Web Donors: Looking For Organs Online

These days you can find almost anything on the Internet. So it’s not surprising that people who desperately need an organ transplant are also going online. But is looking for a donor on the Web the right thing to do? Some doctors don’t think so, and they are refusing to perform transplant operations using organs from total strangers. In this ...
  • 2006
  • 00:15:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2006

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