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911 Roulette: W5

911 Roulette: W5

You may think a 911 call will get you the most advanced emergency care available. That\'s not always the case. W5\'s Kevin Newman explains. Primary...

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A Future of Abundance: Is the World Better Than We Think?

A Future of Abundance: Is the World Better Than We Think?

While the media tells us that the world is in an unparalleled state of downward spiral, Peter Diamandis, cofounder of Singularity University and...

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A Healthy You Video Clip Collection: Eye, Ear, and Teeth Health/Burns, Bites, and Breaks

A Healthy You Video Clip Collection: Eye, Ear, and Teeth Health/Burns, Bites, and Breaks

When considering our overall health, we often think of the sensory systems as less important than, say, our major organs. But what might be seen as...

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A Time of Healing: W5

A Time of Healing: W5

W5\'s Victor Malarek follows the recovery of Mykola Nyzhnykovskyi, who was left a triple amputee by an explosion in his native Ukraine. His wounds...

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ADHD Rush Hour

ADHD Rush Hour

The issues surrounding ADHD are fiercely debated. Who decides when rambunctious behavior has become a psychiatric concern? Do the benefits of Ritalin...

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After Ebola: W5

After Ebola: W5

Before the U.S. Civil War brutally settled the issue of slavery, more than 1,500 freed and free-born black Americans created a settlement in West...

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Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts

Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts

Alzheimer\'s: Every Minute Counts is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer\'s disease. Many know the unique tragedy of...

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American Experience: The Poisoner's Handbook

American Experience: The Poisoner's Handbook

In the early 1900s , the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner\'s treasure chest. Deadly chemicals such as radioactive radium,...

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Annette Funicello: Her Life with Multiple Sclerosis

Annette Funicello: Her Life with Multiple Sclerosis

Annette Funicello was the most popular \'Mouseketeer\' on \'The Mickey Mouse Club\' television show, attracting fans all around the world. She...

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Canada: Haida Gwaii, Island Of The People - World Medicine Series

Canada: Haida Gwaii, Island Of The People - World Medicine Series

Bernard Fontanille travels to the archipelago of Haida Gwaii, located on the western point of Canada. Formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands,...

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (Ken Burns)

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (Ken Burns)

The story of the war on cancer spans centuries and continents. It is a scientific story, but also a deeply human one: of doctors, researchers, and...

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Cries for Help: W5

Cries for Help: W5

In a follow-up to its 2014 investigation, \"Suicide Watch\", into alarming Canada-wide, in-patient suicide rates, W5 Co-Host and Correspondent Kevin...

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Dr. Dog: W5

Dr. Dog: W5

W5\'s Sandie Rinaldo investigates a unique group of dogs being trained to sniff out diseases as part of groundbreaking new research. Researchers are...

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Dr. Marla & Friends (5 Episodes)

Dr. Marla & Friends (5 Episodes)

Since 2000, viewers across Canada have tuned in to see Dr. Marla Shapiro as CANADA AM\'s Health and Medical Expert. Every week, Dr. Shapiro brings...

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Dr. Marla & Friends (Episode 106)

Dr. Marla & Friends (Episode 106)

Since 2000, viewers across Canada have tuned in to see Dr. Marla Shapiro as CANADA AM\'s Health and Medical Expert. Every week, Dr. Shapiro brings...

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Emotional Rescue: W5

Emotional Rescue: W5

W5 reporter Tom Kennedy delivers an investigation into Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) in adolescents - a particularly debilitating and often...

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Fact or Fallacy (W5)

Fact or Fallacy (W5)

Are chiropractors helping -- or hurting -- Canadians? W-FIVE investigates the controversial debate, argued by medical doctors, chiropractors,...

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Feeding Hope: W5

Feeding Hope: W5

A ground-breaking experimental treatment undertaken by Toronto doctors may be giving patients suffering from extreme forms of anorexia nervosa their...

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Forever Young: W5

Forever Young: W5

What are the secrets of living well, longer? A lot longer? Are people who live to 100 and beyond just genetically lucky, or is there another path to...

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FRONTLINE: Endgame - AIDS in Black America

FRONTLINE: Endgame - AIDS in Black America

Every ten minutes, someone in the US contracts HIV, and nearly half of the one million people in the United States infected with HIV are black men,...

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FRONTLINE: Outbreak

FRONTLINE: Outbreak

Why wasn\'t the Ebola outbreak stopped? When the largest Ebola outbreak on record began to devastate West Africa, why did it take so long for the...

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FRONTLINE: The Vaccine War (2015)

FRONTLINE: The Vaccine War (2015)

Now, in 2015, measles, mumps, and whooping cough are all making a comeback. Building on years of research, this updated documentary explores both the...

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Gordie's Comeback: W5

Gordie's Comeback: W5

It\'s a question that has captivated sports fans and scientists. Did a radical stem cell treatment help Gordie Howe recover from a stroke that left...

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Gunther's ER: The Anatomy of Medical Emergencies

Gunther's ER: The Anatomy of Medical Emergencies

Famous for his invention of tissue plastination and for his elaborate human dissection exhibits, Gunther von Hagens has turned death into a tool for...

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Healing Hands: W5

Healing Hands: W5

W5\'s Victor Malarek is on location with a Canadian team on a medical mission in Kyiv that is treating the wounded in a fierce conflict in eastern...

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Heavy Burden: W5

Heavy Burden: W5

Regardless of age, obesity can bring on a raft of health concerns including diabetes, high blood pressure, shortened life expectancy and limited...

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Hepatitis C: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment

Hepatitis C: Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment

Hepatitis C is the most common blood-borne infection in the United States, more common by far than HIV. Many young people are putting themselves at...

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In the Name of Science: W5

In the Name of Science: W5

A national council responsible for monitoring animal welfare in research laboratories is investigating hidden camera footage obtained by W5 that...

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Keeping Your Cool: Stress Management for Nurses Series

Keeping Your Cool: Stress Management for Nurses Series

This 2-part series discusses a key element in the daily life of nurses: stress and how to manage it. Nurses, health care counselors, stress...

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Key Stressors and How to Deal with Them - Keeping Your Cool: Stress Management for Nurses

Key Stressors and How to Deal with Them - Keeping Your Cool: Stress Management for Nurses

This video explores common stressors within the nursing profession. Learn the symptoms of stress in patients, conflict resolution strategies, and...

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Lighting the Darkness (W5)

Lighting the Darkness (W5)

Researchers are cautiously optimistic about a revolutionary made-in-Canada treatment for severe and chronic depression -- what could be called a...

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Living With Genetic Disorders

Living With Genetic Disorders

Four young adults with genetic disorders describe their personal struggles and triumphs and how cystic fibrosis, sickle cell, hemophilia, and...

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Massive Blood Loss: Circulatory System Emergencies

Massive Blood Loss: Circulatory System Emergencies

As Dr. Gunther von Hagens makes clear in this program, a shortage of blood can mean insufficient oxygen reaches the major organs, usually resulting...

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Minutes from Death: Oxygen Deprivation

Minutes from Death: Oxygen Deprivation

The human brain suffers irreversible damage if deprived of oxygen for even a few minutesâa fact Dr. Gunther von Hagens demonstrates in this...

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MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

For over a century and a half the medical community have developed protocols and systems for research and patient care, but in the 21st...

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Never Give Up: W5

Never Give Up: W5

W5\'s Sandie Rinaldo gets a glimpse into the iron will pushing Joe Johnson to take on cystic fibrosis in his quest for athletic excellence.

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Over The Edge (W5)

Over The Edge (W5)

It was the picture of the perfect Toronto family - David Carmichael, a nationally-known fitness guru, his two children and wife, Elizabeth. \"We had...

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Parkinson's Disease: Dr. Marla & Friends

Parkinson's Disease: Dr. Marla & Friends

Former radio personality Andy Barrie, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease nearly a decade ago, says one of the biggest challenges with...

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Road to Mercy

Road to Mercy

Road to Mercy documents Canada\'s journey into the furthest ethical frontier - a place where doctors are allowed to take a life and where society...

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Sleeping Sickness: W5

Sleeping Sickness: W5

W5 investigates the story of a young girl who suffers from narcolepsy and gets an inside look at how the child\'s condition affects the whole family...

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Stress and the Nursing Profession - Keeping Your Cool: Stress Management for Nurses

Stress and the Nursing Profession - Keeping Your Cool: Stress Management for Nurses

Three out of four nurses cite stress as an adverse side effect to the profession. Learn what causes stress, its symptoms, and how to reduce it.  A...

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Suicide Watch: W5

Suicide Watch: W5

Every year, patients are admitted to hospitals when families or authorities believe they pose a risk of harming themselves. Occasionally, guards...

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The Distracted Mind with Dr. Adam Gazzaley

The Distracted Mind with Dr. Adam Gazzaley

Hosted by renowned neuroscientist and M.D., Ph.D., Dr. Adam Gazzaley, THE DISTRACTED MIND delves deeply into attention, distraction, the myth of...

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The Ebola Plague: W5

The Ebola Plague: W5

It can seem as odd as it is frightening, how a virus that can be killed with a bit of bleach can be such an implacable and deadly enemy once it gets...

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The Final Word: W5

The Final Word: W5

When Dr. Larry Librach was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer he knew it was bad news; most patients with his type of cancer survive only a few months...

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The Forgotten: W5

The Forgotten: W5

\"THE FORGOTTEN\" examines cases of Canadian Thalidomide survivors who have been denied government compensation packages. Prescribed as a treatment...

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The Liberation Front (W5)

The Liberation Front (W5)

2 DVD set includes: The Liberation Treatment: A Whole New Approach to MS (W5) Amid the centuries-old castles of the ancient city of Ferrara is a...

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The Strep Connection: W5

The Strep Connection: W5

W5 investigates possible links between common infection and psychiatric and neurological disorders in children.  Researchers from the U.S National...

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This Small

This Small

Length of gestation: 25 weeks. This is the threshold of viability for premature children. When a baby is born before due time, the joy of his or her...

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Twice Born: Stories from the Special Delivery Unit

Twice Born: Stories from the Special Delivery Unit

This three - part miniseries steps inside the groundbreaking medical frontier of fetal surgery with an intimate look at The Special Delivery Unit at...

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