Archive: Your Health Season 3 Episode 26

Your Health

In Show #26 the field item features ovarian cancer. There is no screening tool for ovarian cancer. There is a blood test but it misses the cancer fifty percent of the time. Today women are too often diagnosed when it's already too late. Jo-Anne Cooke was only 42 years old. Three years later she hopes she was treated in time. To be good at something, you have to practice. But if that something is surgery, the practice is on humans, and that patient may be you. So how steep is the learning curve for surgeons? Maureen talks to orthopedic surgeon and surgical teacher, Dr. Hamilton Hall for some answers. Dr. Paul Caldwell tells us that a high-fiber diet is effective in preventing certain types of cancer. Do you know why? It has to do with the health of your colon.
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A new variant panic, a business registry debacle, and an eye exam truce.
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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province

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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. speaks to physicist Sajeev John, recent winner of the Gerhard Herzberg Medal, about his research on trapping light — and what it could lead to.
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The latest coronavirus updates from across the province.