CBC News 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

CBC Docs POV Inseparable: Ten Years Joined at the Head

Tatiana and Krista Hogan are extraordinary little girls. Conjoined twins are a rarity, but those joined at the head, craniopagus twins, are the rarest of all — one in 2.5 million. But it is the structure of their brains that makes them unique in the world. They have the astonishing ability to see through each others’ eyes, feel what the ...
  • 2017
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2017

National Geographic Documentaries Inside LSD

LSD inventor Albert Hofman called it "medicine for the soul." The Beatles wrote songs about it. Secret military mind control experiments sought to exploit its hallucinogenic powers. Outlawed in 1966, LSD became a street drug and developed a reputation as the dangerous toy of the counterculture, capable of inspiring either moments of genius or a descent into madness. Now science ...
  • 2009
  • 00:47:11
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/05/2017

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Project X Invasive Species

In this episode, Dr. Alters tracks the fallout when an iguana with bad manners and a voracious appetite disrupts the natural order of a paradise island ecosystem. Next Dr. Fleck and grad student Marc Huot check out a clever way to head off invasive aquatic species, that often hitch rides on the hulls of ships. And finally, Dr. Gardy travels ...
  • 2008
  • 00:22:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - May 2005 Invisible Enemy: The Superbug Threat

Hospitals across Canada are battling a hidden epidemic. It’s an epidemic of so-called superbugs, bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. The superbugs are killing thousands of Canadians every year. More cases are being reported all the time. In this News in Review story we’ll hear from some Canadians who went into a hospital to get healed, and got a lot ...
  • 2005
  • 00:14:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2005

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Keeping Canada Alive Keeping Canada Alive, Episode 1

The first episode of Keeping Canada Alive takes a closer look Canada’s health care system. Stories include: a three-month-old baby boy in Vancouver with a hole in his heart; a 28-year-old in Toronto whose neck was broken during a recreational hockey game; a 73-year-old woman lovingly cares for her husband with Alzheimer’s disease; a teenage girl receives laser treatment for severe burn ...
  • 2015
  • 00:43:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/08/2015

Keeping Canada Alive Keeping Canada Alive, Episode 2

The non-stop day of a warm-hearted full-service GP; a cardiologist works hard to find options for a patient diagnosed with heart failure; a woman with MS finds out whether her shoulder pain signals the progression of her disease; coping with the challenges of raising a child with a complex illness; and a 25-year-old has his second heart surgery.
  • 2015
  • 00:44:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/16/2015

Keeping Canada Alive Keeping Canada Alive, Episode 3

An unconventional palliative care doctor helps a terminal cancer patient make a decision; a man with a recurring brain tumour has surgery for a fourth time; a teen has an operation to fix the damaged cartilage in her hip; and a youngster receives a new prosthetic arm.
  • 2015
  • 00:43:49
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/19/2015

Keeping Canada Alive Keeping Canada Alive, Episode 4

An Ottawa cancer patient undergoes the removal and reconstruction of her remaining breast. A Montreal psychiatrist administers electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) to a patient with debilitating depression. In Vancouver, a doctor tends to an immigrant family from Iraq whose elderly mother is suffering from PTSD. A First Nations man who lost part of his foot because of diabetes places hopes for ...
  • 2015
  • 00:43:42
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/28/2015

Keeping Canada Alive Keeping Canada Alive, Episode 5

In Vancouver, a daughter donates her kidney to her 81-year-old father and two heroin addicts visit a groundbreaking Downtown Eastside clinic to receive daily injections of prescription heroin. In Toronto, a deaf baby gets her cochlear implant activated and hears her mother’s voice for the first time, while a family doctor practices innovative ways to deliver healthcare to homebound patients. ...
  • 2015
  • 00:43:42
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/10/2015