A Sound ConstitutionPatient rights and responsibilities.
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.
We talk to type two diabetic Kim Potruff, Kathy Gallaher Diabetes nurse educator, and Adriene Schroeder CDA branch co-ordinator to learn about diabetes.
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.Tags:
Focus on travel health and safety with "Voice on the Street" interviews at Vancouver Island University, a "Nutrition Nugget" on the benefits of salmon oil, and an interview with Health and Lifestyle Consultant, Rohan Watson of Nanaimo, BC.Tags:
A show talking about how we can keep our brain, and our families brain sharp and functioning. Guest speaker Gary Anaka talks to us all about brain health.Tags:
In this show we interview Dr. Brian Goldman, Host of " White Coat, black art" aired on CBC weekly radio 1. Also, Jon Steinman host of " deconstructing dinner" from kooteny co-op radio in nelson BC. Finally, interview with Sandy Alexander, VIU Instructor at Vancouver Island University. This show concerns the importance of supporting community radio. In particular CHLY 101.7fm Nanaimo.
This great show talks about superbugs which are MRSA and VRE that are antibiotic resistant microbials. We talk about what superbugs are, where they come from, and how to prevent and protect ourselves from these bugs with hand hygiene and some other helpful tips. We also had an interview with award winning journalist and author Maryn McKenna who wrote Superbugs: the meanace of MRSA. Hope you enjoy!Tags:
It seems that there are many resources out there for us women, but what about men? This show explores mens health issues and ways all people can support men to take charge of their health. Common mens issues such as hypertension, diabetes and prostate cancer. Did you know 1 in 6 men gets diagnosed with prostate cancer? Mens health is an important part of all of our lives, learn more in this show.Tags:
This show debunks some basic nutrition myths with the help of holistic doctor Dr.Husbands, also it outlines some additives to avoid and defines some common words we see on our foods that are there to confuse us. It talks about organic food vs. non-organic and helps listeners make sustainable nutritional changes.Tags:
Talks about how to calculate your BMI, and why healthy weight is important. We talk about whether or not obesity should be a disabiliy and what we do in our lives to stay healthy. There are interviews throughout the show and a lot of great stats and information.Tags:
Fun spit off of things you can become addicted to...
This show is a compilation of all the shows we have done so far in this series.
We do about seven minute clips from each show including topics such as H1N1, Patient Rights and Responsibilites, Complemantary and Alternative Healing Modalities, Smoking, Cancer and STI's.
This show talks about what Sexually transmitted infections are, how to get them, and how to prevent them. We talk to Registered Public Health Nurse Anita Carrol, Dr.Claire Vanston, and nursing students April Brown and Hayley Morgan.Tags:
This show discusses alternative and complementary therapies. Exploring what they are, if people use them, and if they have more of a place in our mainstream medical model.