Archive: Show #16

Your Health

Your Health is hosted by Maureen Taylor. Episode sixteen. Here in Canada researchers are running clinical trials on Gene Therapy for the leading cause of death - heart disease. And the results, so far, are promising. Jack Finn believes the treatment saved his life. Ontario MPP Frances Lankin is proposing a new law that would prevent hospitals from tying down elderly patients. Maureen interviews Frances Lankin, MPP, Dr. Janice Lessard, geriatrician and Kathleen Cruttenden of the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. Also this week, chemistry professor, Joe Schwarcz looks at Zinc.
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