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From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
14 Aug, 2018 | 0:41:42 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

Dr. John Weber, pharmacologist, neuroscientist and cannabis expert and associate professor with the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Pharmacy, joins co-hosts Mike Chong and Dr. Cathy Balsom of the School of Pharmacy's Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic to discuss everything from chemical compounds, types of cannabis and their effects on the body, to how research following legalization will help...
Our failures don't need to define us
13 Aug, 2018 | 0:58:57 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

Our failures don't need to define us - cliche, we know! Listen as Simon and Deena share some of their failures while in academia and as far back as high school. Also, Simon's good friend Dom shares what she views as failures during her PhD and, "against all odds", becoming a faculty member in a prestigious liberal arts university in...
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
08 Aug, 2018 | 0:29:13 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

You're a teddy bear without stuffing: you're anemic. Ever wonder how you got that way, and how you can get your stuffing back? Will you ever feel rested again? Join co-hosts Mike Chong and Dr. Cathy Balsom of the School of Pharmacy's Medication Therapy Services (MTS) Clinic to find out!
Demanding the right to a future
06 Aug, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The case Juliana et al. v United States et al. is now set for trial starting October 29, 2018, in an Oregon federal court. Since 2015, two successive national administrations have tried to get the case thrown out and failed. Twenty-one young plaintiffs are alleging the United States knew since the 1950s that a horrendous climate disaster would be in...
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
24 Jul, 2018 | 0:31:45 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

Greeks and Egyptians developed sleeping potions using the opium poppy — the same potion that put Dorothy to sleep in The Wizard of Oz. European apothecaries in the Middle Ages stocked spongia somnifera, a medieval anesthesia soaked in wine and herbs. Today, Z-drugs are among the most popular sleep remedies. Join co-hosts Mike Chong and Dr. Cathy Balsom of the...
"Free is a method of distribution."
17 Jul, 2018 | 0:28:45 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Talk by Genevieve Vaughan at the 2016 conference of the Mothering Institute for Research and Community Involvement in Toronto. Vaughan states that the act of mothering is unilateral gift-giving, and that an infant's experience of being mothered (whether by biological mother or other) builds both the physical brain and the template of what it is to be human.
The Death of Evidence-Based Policy
16 Jul, 2018 | 0:58:38 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

Recent happenings in Ontario have put the province in the spotlight. Listen as Deena summarize current events, such as U of T's new policy mandating involuntary medical leave of absence for mental health issues; and, the shocking return to the 1998 sexual education curriculum. Simon reminds us of an important aspect of politics - who is accountable for potential harm...
Call me Dr not Miss or Ms. I've earned the title.
13 Jul, 2018 | 0:58:58 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

According to @drdeenamhamza, the #ImmodestWomen movement is just beginning. Listen as @drsimonlandry and Deena discuss the source of this hashtag and their experiences using the title "Dr." Bonus: Deena has kept Simon honest in his "make-right" project. Listen as Simon shares the letter he sent to his forgotten participants.
Unethical use of research. Where does researcher responsibility begin and end?
13 Jul, 2018 | 0:58:56 |
EN | Simon Landry | Do You Even Science

Knowledge mobilization, knowledge translation, and knowledge transfer and exchange – what do these terms really mean? Do you know the difference between innovation and invention? Simon updates Deena on “broader impact” and his take on a recent conference he attended in Winnipeg. As a topic of interest, Simon shares a recent article he came across in the Globe & Mail...
Examining hazards a controversial take-over and hazards of agrochemical agriculture
18 May, 2018 | 0:59:14 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This edition of the Global Research News Hour explores issues around the recent approval of a merger between German pharmaceutical and chemical giant Bayer and the American Agro-chemical giant Monsanto. Author and Public Banking Institute Chair Ellen Brown discusses the economic and political clout of the new entity. writer Nick Meyer speaks about the May 19th March Against Monsanto, Dr....
Design for the margins: New tools for online privacy, security, and anonymity
08 May, 2018 | 0:28:14 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Erinn Atwater and Dan Ballard are two of the three founding members of the Open Privacy Research Society, an innovative new not-for-profit organization based in Vancouver that is devoted to developing new tools for online security, privacy, and anonymity using an approach that centres the needs of people who are marginalized in a variety of ways. Scott Neigh interviews them...
On rights and competencies of birthing mothers and newborns
06 May, 2018 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Interview with Elena Skoko, activist for rights and dignity of mothers and babies in birth. She talks about birthing practices based on science, dignity and choice. She gave birth to her daughter in Bali at a birthing centre, with midwife Ibu Robin Lim in attendance.
Building the care economy with Ghandian values
30 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:47 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

SEWA [pronounced SAY vah] is a sisterhood of nearly 1.5 million women, organized locally and by trades. It operates in 16 states of India, plus 3 other countries. Their philosophy is based on Ghandian values of simplicity, truthfulness and non-violence, and on non-hierarchical growth. This program covers examples of their projects, ranging from challenging employers and government to include home-based...
Possibility Principle | Social Media Security
23 Apr, 2018 | 0:53:50 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

Building knowledge and attitude for careers in STEM
09 Apr, 2018 | 0:28:43 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Young women in Mombasa formed an organization called Pwani Teknowgalz that teaches girls and ladies coding, website creation, and app development. So far, they worked with students in 180 secondary schools and 4 universities. Teachers and students talk about their projects and emphasize the importance of female mentors and role models.
Between Patriarchy and Biology, What Can You Do?
04 Mar, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Playwright Carolyn Gage performing one of her Sermons for a Lesbian Tent Revival. This one has great relevance for non-lesbians as well. She titles it "The Real L-Words" and first discusses the poverty of our words to distinguish among many forms of love and lists alternative words. Then she talks about the brain chemistry at work when we "fall in...
Chossudovsky on Korea dialogue, Boykoff on Olympics impacts, Kane and Horowitz on Hawaii Psyop
02 Mar, 2018 | 0:59:29 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

As the world' attention veers away from the Pyeongchang Olympics, we get updates from the Korean peninsula and some of the more newsworthy developments over the last three months. Professor Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization reports from Cebu, Phillipines on his trip to Seoul, his presentation to the National Assembly there, and his assessment of the...
Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern talks about the covert Deep State campaign against Trump
26 Jan, 2018 | 0:59:06 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week's Global Research News Hour radio program continues the discussion started the previous week examining the power dynamics underlying the current administratyoin in Washington. The focus is on the demonstrable scull-duggery over the 2016 presidential elections and afterward encompassing the Clinton campaign, the Obama Administration, high level US intelligence and law enforcement officials. Former CIA analyst and co-founder of...
We explore the world of video farming games.
13 Jan, 2018 | 0:47:42 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

While the numbers of farms in North America are decreasing every year, virtual farms are thriving. What does the bounty of farming related computer, video and mobile games say about the urban-rural divide? Are they just dumb time wasters, or could they actually be used to help create both knowledge and understanding? Join us for a (slightly goofy) chat about...
Preparing for needs of women and children
31 Dec, 2017 | 0:28:46 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

At a panel on Women and Climate Change at the American Public Health Association's 2017 conference, women professionals with disaster experience gave strong advice for improving disaster response, including childcare, elder care, protections against violence, and more.
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