National Geographic Documentaries Catching Cancer

It’s been called one of the most significant cancer clusters in the world. Sixteen women in one workplace in Australia have developed breast cancer. Most are young; none have a family history of the disease. Experts declared the chances of this being a statistical fluke were “one in a million”. But despite an intense investigation no cause was found. Now ...
  • 2009
  • 00:52:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Marketplace Chasing the Cancer Answer

In the next generation, the Canadian Cancer Society says almost one in two Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer. After host Wendy Mesley was diagnosed, she began a long and personal journey. Along the way, she came across disturbing clues about why more Canadians than ever are getting sick. Chasing the Cancer Answer travels around the world to find those ...
  • 2006
  • 00:44:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Children with ADHD move twice as much when learning, tests show New

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may fidget and move around because it helps them learn complex material, research suggests.
  • 2017
  • 00:01:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/12/2018

The Nature of Things Climate Change: Hot Times in the City (Part 2 of 2)

Hot Times in the City takes the pulse of three major Canadian cities as they grapple with one of the planet’s greatest threats to human health — global warming. For years Toronto has struggled with crumbling infrastructure, urban sprawl, traffic gridlock and pervasive smog. In Vancouver, a pre-Olympic building boom ignores the fact that areas below or at sea level are ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:32
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - March 2001 Cloning Human Embryos: Ethical Quandary

Britain and other governments have recently taken the controversial step of allowing scientists to clone human embryos for medical research. As has occurred in many countries, an ethical debate on human cloning and its related issues has raged in Canada for a number of years since the technology to do so has become more of a reality. Canada, however, has ...
  • 2001
  • 00:11:17
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2001

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Découverte Code Orange

What really happened on September 13, 2006 at Montreal General Hospital’s Emergency Department? As soon as word came in that a gunman had begun his carnage at Dawson College, hospital staff began to prepare. Many victims were saved by the rapid and highly competent work of paramedics and the hospital’s trauma team.
  • 2008
  • 00:48:56
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/08/2014

News in Review - May 2003 Confronting The SARS Outbreak

A mysterious disease that causes flu-like symptoms and pneumonia is quickly spreading around the word and has made its way to Canada. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, has killed hundreds and sickened thousands. News in Review examines the efforts being made to identify the cause and halt the spread of this dangerous disease.
  • 2003
  • 00:15:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2003

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The Nature of Things Cracking Cancer

POG – Personalized OncoGenomics – is the subject of the gripping new documentary. With exclusive and rare access, Cracking Cancer follows a group of patients, all with incurable cancer, through the highly experimental clinical trial at the BC Cancer Agency, a trial that holds the promise of personalized cancer diagnosis and treatment.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/24/2017

The Nature of Things Cuba: The Accidental Revolution – Health Care (Part 2 of 2)

Despite the collapse of the Soviet Union, Cubans were able to maintain the backbone of their society — an elevated standard of social programs. The Cuban government believes universal access to education and health care are fundamental to their economic success. Keeping pace with doctors who make regular house calls and visiting a rural school with solar-powered computers, this is ...
  • 2006
  • 00:45:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Dad and the Dandelions

A filmmaker tries to unlock the mystery behind his father's blood cancer, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Is there a connection to golf's manicured perfection? In the world of pearl white bunkers and velvety putting greens, Andrew Nisker discovers that these “greenspaces” are anything but. Along the way he meets numerous experts including Jay Feldman, urban planner and Executive Director of the non-profit ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/24/2017