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Are we winning the battles against new diseases such as SARS and the Avian flu? And how are we doing against old illnesses such as malaria and small pox? Here to open up the world of viruses and bacteria is a panel of experts who are on the front lines fighting emerging diseases. Dr. Mohamed Karmali is a bacteriologist and the Director-General of Health Canada's Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses in Guelph. Dr. Raymond Tellier is a virologist and a specialist in Microbiology at the Hospital for Sick Children. My next guest has worn many hats over her long career. And she did it all while managing to bring her three passions to the fore - politics, the environment, and health care. You know her as Ruth Grier, a former cabinet minister in the Bob Rae government. She was a long-time MPP for the New Democratic Party, and before that, a municipal councillor in Etobicoke.
A mind-altering odyssey about one man's quest to prove a growing imbalance in our brains, and help us understand how this makes us increasingly unable to grapple with critical economic, environmental and social issues.
Dr. Williams & Dr. Pettifer team up to figure out if a 21 year old cat will survive tooth surgery; Dr. Bryer treats a tiny dog with a deadly virus; Dr. Boyd performs surgery on a working dog with bone fragments in its legs.
What does an addict need to change to kick addiction? At the Westover Treatment Centre in Ontario, it's just one thing-everything. Come Clean follows addicts through a 19-day residential substance dependence program and for 18 months afterwards.
The tabloids' voracious appetite for royal stories feeds an insatiable hunger for regal revelations. The Royals decry the intrusion, but over the last 60 years the press has repeatedly dug up tales of Royal misbehavior.