Keeping Canada Alive Keeping Canada Alive, Episode 6

Keeping Canada Alive Keeping Canada Alive, Episode 6

A single mother in Hamilton, whose premature baby was born at only 26 weeks gestation, waits alone as doctors prepare her tiny son for surgery. A former Richmond high school athlete who weighs almost 400 pounds hopes to change his life with bariatric surgery to reduce his stomach size. In Quebec’s far north, a Cree doctor wages her own battle against Canada’s First Nations diabetes epidemic. A profoundly disabled young woman in Wolfville finds ways to live her day to the fullest. And in Vancouver, man’s best friend participates in a clinical trial to detect a life-threatening superbug, while a woman fearing heart failure checks into Emergency.

  • 2015
  • 00:43:42
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/10/2015
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Primary health care -- Canada [LCSH] Medical care -- Canada [LCSH] Emergency medical services -- Canada [LCSH] Hospitals -- Canada -- Administration [LCSH] Hospital patients -- Canada [LCSH] Hospital patients -- Services for -- Canada [LCSH] Health education [LCSH] Health services administration [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Medical sciences [LCSH]
Rob Bromley (Producer), Gillian Lowrey (Producer), John Ritchie (Producer), Dana Johl (Producer), Greg Laikin (Producer), Grant Greschuk (Director), Kiefer Sutherland (Narrator)
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