Archive: Your Health Season 3 Episode 8

Your Health

Three hundred thousand Canadians stutter and the experts still don't know what causes it. Jenny Doughlin has stuttered for more than 35 years, as a child, her classmates made fun of her, her teachers ignored her, and her parents hoped she'd grow out of it. But a new intensive treatment finally ga ve Jenny the tools to fight for her words. Susan McIver, a B.C. coroner and the author of 'Medical nightmares - The Human Face of Errors" is Maureen Taylor's studio guest, and they discuss medical errors, how serious are they? and what can be done to cut back on medical errors. This week Dr. Paul Caldwells tells us the history and the enduring importance of the stethoscope.
Aired:
Jun 01, 2002
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