Archive: Your Health Season 3 Episode 16

Your Health

If your 4 or 5 year old child complained of weakness down one side of their body, or had trouble speaking, would stroke ever enter your head? Kids can have strokes - in fact, they're more common than brain tumors in children. But for all the similarities between child and adult strokes there are also key differences - as we see in the field item. If a little vitamin A is good for your eyesight, then more is better, right? Not always. Doctors are concerned about a trend toward megadosing vitamins. Discussing 'megadosing' in studio with Maureen Taylor is Dr. Shirley Epstein, a physician in Toronto. Dr. Paul Caldwell's subject on 'Medicine 101' this week is - feet.
Aired:
Jul 27, 2002
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