American author and consultant Wesley J. Smith is among the world's foremost critics of assisted suicide and utilitarian bioethics. His blog on National Review advances his theory of "human exceptionalism" and defends intrinsic human dignity. We’re pleased to welcome him back to The Full Count with Bruce Dowbiggin.Read More
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Researchers recently announced they may have come up with way to map the damage done by concussions. They’ve developed a portable brain imaging system that uses light to detect and monitor damage in the brain from concussion. It’s called a Near-Infrared Spectroscopy.
Dr. Jeff Dunn is the director of the Experimental Imaging Centre at the Cumming School of Medicine (CSM). His team is responsible for this new technology, He joins us on this
episode of The Full Count With Bruce Dowbiggin.
Stress is an everyday fact of modern life. The pace of life today leaves everyone a little
frazzled. We are told that stress is also a contributor to a number of illnesses— which
helps raise our stress levels even more. Jaideep Bains of the Cumming School of Medicine
at University of Calgary joins Bruce on this episode to talk stress and how we can
better understand to control out own levels of it.
Whether it’s a single-payer system such as Canada operates or a mixed private/ public system as used in the United States, delivery of services has become paramount. This week on The Full Count with Bruce Dowbiggin, our guest is Dr. Tom Feasby, the CEO of the Airdrie and Area Health Benefits Cooperative in Alberta. This is a community-led venture aiming to improve the health of the 70,000 residents of Airdrie and to improve the delivery of health care. He was also recently named to the Order of Canada.Read More