Archive: Your Health Season 3 Episode 9

Your Health

In show #9 our field piece deals with the treatment of fibroid tumours. Even though hysterectomies are still standard treatment for severe fibroid tumours, many doctors and patients have been looking for alternatives. We may have treatment that could spare the womb, if only government could spare the money. Vaccines such as those for polio, smallpox and diptheria have saved millions of lives wordwide. Many deadly diseases have been eliminated altogether, and others have been tamed to the point where they're no longer considered major threats. Still, a small but vocal part of the population remains skeptical and leery of vaccines. Maureen Taylor sat down to talk with Peter Doherty, an eminent immunologist from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis and winner of the 1996 Nobel Prizefor Medicine, about vaccines. Dr. Paul Caldwell's topic this week is colon-cancer.
Jun 08, 2002
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OPINION: This country will not be able to “build back better” if we don’t tear down the barriers preventing Black Canadians from contributing to economic prosperity.

The government has presented updated projections on case numbers, variants of concern, and more. Read the full briefing.

OPINION: The province’s vaccination program is just starting to scale up  — a sudden influx of other vaccines could push the system to its breaking point. speaks with Ryan Patchett-Marble about the possible benefits of psilocybin treatment — and why he thinks it’s important to have direct experience.
The Toronto journalist broke a lot of the rules about keeping your distance from the story. Jeff was all in, all the time.
The latest coronavirus updates from across the province. speaks with Kieran Moore, Kingston’s medical officer of health, about the role of public-health units, family doctors and vaccination — and why April could be an important month.
Ottawa has updated its policy for international graduates — but advocates say it hasn’t gone far enough to address longstanding issues and new pandemic realities.
OPINION: Our pandemic response has shown how race, class, and gender determine who is most likely to be in the line of fire. We need aggressive reforms to counter systemic racism.