CBC News 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 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

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

Canadian Museum of Nature Judith Price: Nature Talks about parasites New

Join an intimate conversation with collections manager and biologist Judith Price as she discusses the weird and wonderful world of parasites, separating facts from theories and hopes. In English with French subtitles
  • 2014
  • 00:24:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/10/2020

The Nature of Things Killed by Care: Making Medicine Safe

It's a chilling statistic: up to 24,000 Canadians die every year from medical errors. This program probes the heart of the problem — how hospital processes can contribute to fatal errors. By examining four real-life scenarios and speaking with patients, families of patients, doctors and medical experts, this unflinching investigation comes up with some surprising answers. How does medical culture ...
  • 2004
  • 00:45:02
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Last Right: Assisted Suicide in Canada (Part 1 of 4)

In this first of four parts, The National explores the growing demand for new laws governing assisted suicide in Canada. The renewed push comes from baby boomers, a politically active generation that is now aging and demanding more control over their final days. This segment also explores the life of Bill Kennett. A senior Ottawa bureaucrat, he was used to making big ...
  • 2013
  • 00:20:47
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 02/12/2014

The National Last Right: Harriet's Story (Part 2 of 4)

In this second of four parts, The National's Duncan McCue continues the series on dying with dignity. All her life, Harriet Scott liked being in the driver's seat. So when her doctor told her she had a terminal case of liver cancer, she was determined to die on her own terms. But would the choice be taken away from her as ...
  • 2013
  • 00:18:10
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/13/2014

The National Last Right: Reflections (Part 4 of 4)

When Duncan McCue and The National started this series on the right-to-die debate, their offices were flooded with emails, some of them including very personal stories from viewers whose loved ones have grappled with end-of-life questions. This final segment in the Last Right series tells these Canadians' stories.
  • 2013
  • 00:11:50
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 01/15/2014