Archive: Show #23

Your Health

Your Health is hosted by Maureen Taylor. Episode twenty-three. The science of making artificial facial features, such as eyes, ears and noses, is called Anaplastology. Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre in Toronto employs two of Canada's four anaplastologists who make incredibly life-like prostheses for people who've lost or were born without a facial feature. And, a look at osteoporosis - a disease that thins bones, making them more brittle and likely to break. This disease affects not just women but men as well. Maureen interview Dr. Robert Josse, director of the Osteoporosis Centre at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and a past chair of the Osteoporosis Society of Canada. Also this week, chemistry professor, Joe Schwarcz looks at Folic Acid.
Aired:
Jul 04, 2002