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Patient rights and responsibilities.
June 23, 2011 | Candace Buckler A Sound Constitution

mental health for everyone part one

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This is a show for anyone who has ever felt overwhelmed, in crisis, depressed, confused or has been diagnosed with a mental health disorder so realy its a show on mental health for Everyone! We share information on just what mental health is, how our mental and physical health is really one and the same thing and offer up some resources to help you make the most of your mental health. This is only part one of the show, part two explors the effects of cannabis on mentla health and the ways we can all work to improve our health mentally and physically.

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June 16, 2011 | Cecilia Joss A Sound Constitution

Food Allergies

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This weeks show was our part 2 on allergies. We talked with Taunia Winchester Naturopathic doctor about her knowledge. We also listened to Doctor Gary Kaplan's talk about Celiac disease. Check it out if you or someone you know wants to learn more about allergies!

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June 02, 2011 | Marta Wirrell A Sound Constitution

Aireborne Allergies

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Airborne allergies - many of us suffer from them. On this show we will be uncovering what allergies are, why are bodies react the way they do, and talking about some solutions to the underlying cause of sneezing and itchy eyes. We will also be talking about a common airborne allergy related disease - Asthma. Featuring interviews with local Nanaimo Naturopath Dr. Tonya Winchester and head of the UBC division of respiratory medicine - Dr. Mark Fitzgerald.

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May 26, 2011 | 2010 ASC hosts. A Sound Constitution

Cancer and Cosmetics - rebroadcast

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Interested in what is in all those beauty products that we are told we need? listen to this week's shows feature interview is with Stacy Malkan author of “Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry” (New Society Publishers, 2007) and co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

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May 12, 2011 | Marta Wirrell A Sound Constitution

Sun Safety

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Tune in to hear all about how to keep yourself safe in the sun. And the risks that you are putting yourself at if you don't! Featuring interviews by Dr. David McLean, head of BC Cancer Agency prevention program, and Dr. Gabriel Weichert, local dermatologist from Nanaimo BC.

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May 05, 2011 | A Sound Constitution A Sound Constitution

5/5/11 ASC Fund Drive 2

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This is the second half of our special two hour A Sound Constitution Fund Drive show on CHLY 101.7 fm Nanaimo. In the first half we heard from Brian Goldman on his drive to do radio and why Community radio is so important. In this second half we get to hear what John Steinman of the show Deconstructing Dinner from Nelson BC has to say about independent media. And my interview with local Mike Busby executive director of Nanaimo's Brain Injury Society is in this second half. If you missed the first half what are you doing!? Go back and have a listen it is full of fun facts and clips from our previous shows. Don't forget to support Community/Campus Radio.

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May 05, 2011 | A Sound Constitution A Sound Constitution

5/5/11 ASC Fund Drive

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Check out our show for the CHLY Fund drive, we have special guests Lindsay and Carly from the first two seasons of A Sound Constitution, Brian Goldman producer and co-host of White Coat Black Art on CBC One tells us why he is driven to be on the radio and why Community radio is especially important. But this is only part one of our special two hour fund drive show, don't forget to listen to part two.

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April 29, 2011 | A Sound Constitution

CDMR

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April 28, 2011 | Candace Buckler A Sound Constitution

Blood clots and their complications

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This episode of A Sound Constitution was in response to a listeners question about why flying is associated with Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and what a PE is. In the show we explained how blood clots can form in the body, how these clots can sometimes travel through the bloodstream, and what happens when they become lodged in small blood vessels. We also explain what contributes to the formation of blood clots and what to do for prevention!

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April 28, 2011 | A Sound Constitution

Blood Clots, Complications and Treatments

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In this show A Sound Constitution responds to the question "why are airplane flights a risk factor for blood clots" originally asked by a listener on our facebook page. We are happy to answer that question with an in depth look at what are blood clots, how they form (deep vein thrombosis), their risk factors and complications such as pulmonery embolism. We also look at what you can do to reduce your risk for developing blood clots and what the signs and symptoms of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are.

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March 03, 2011 | Cecilia Joss A Sound Constitution

Healthy Moms and Healthy Babies

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Learn how to be as healthy as possible before during and after pregnancy!

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February 24, 2011 | A Sound Constitution

Water

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February 17, 2011 | Candace Buckler A Sound Constitution

Sleep

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In this weeks show we woke up to the fact that sleep is important! We explored how sleep heals our bodies, how much sleep we need and the disturbing connection between chronic lack of sleep, obesity and diabetes. Two experts share their advice on how to get a good nights sleep every night and what to do if you have constant day time fatigue.

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February 10, 2011 | Marta Wirrell A Sound Constitution

Indigenous Health and Wellness

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This week we talked about indigenous health and wellness. We talked about the root causes of these health disparities and way to bring the health and wellness of Canada's indigenous to par with the rest of Canadians.

February 03, 2011 | A Sound Constitution

Diabetes

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We talk to type two diabetic Kim Potruff, Kathy Gallaher Diabetes nurse educator, and Adriene Schroeder CDA branch co-ordinator to learn about diabetes.

January 27, 2011 | Cecilia Joss A Sound Constitution

Concussions

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First show of the new "A Sound Constitution" crew is on concussions! We talked to Dr Paul Lanfear the official doctor of the Oceanside Generals junior B hockey team and Mark Busby the executive director of the Nanaimo Brain Injury Society. We discussed what a concussion is, what you will see, grades of concussions and prevention.

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