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COVID-19 human challenge trials could speed up vaccine development
03 Jun, 2020 | 0:15:51 |
EN | Kevin Midbo |

It’s currently uncertain how many people COVID-19 will affect worldwide and at what speed its impacts will be felt. Possible outcomes are shaped by interventions like social distancing, the capacity of health systems, potential drug treatments, and many other factors. A vaccine may come after the infection has peaked or once effective pharmaceutical treatments have blunted COVID-19’s impact. But it’s...
"Your Fittest Future Self" | Wild Oregano/Hemp Oil Miracle
30 Sep, 2019 | 0:52:17 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

The latest health news followed by interviews with experts, authors, and practitioners in the field of natural medicine and alternative health. Interviews on topics ranging from Arthritis to Alzheimer's; Electromagnetic radiation to Nutrition. Each week is a different topic that challenges you to learn more about your body and how you can feel better.
CBD and Opioids | The Psychoanalyst's Aversion to Truth
17 Jun, 2019 | 0:52:53 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

The latest health news followed by interviews with experts, authors, and practitioners in the field of natural medicine and alternative health. Interviews on topics ranging from Arthritis to Alzheimer's; Electromagnetic radiation to Nutrition. Each week is a different topic that challenges you to learn more about your body and how you can feel better.
About the drug war in Canada, drug user organizing, and the new Crackdown podcast.
11 Jun, 2019 | 0:28:19 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Garth Mullins is an activist and organizer who has been part of many different movements, as well as a freelance journalist and an award-winning broadcaster. He has been a drug user for most of his adult life – primarily heroin in his younger years and methadone today – and he is currently a drug user activist. Scott Neigh interviews him...
Organic Cannabis | Healing Power of Superfoods
25 Mar, 2019 | 0:51:45 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

The latest health news followed by interviews with experts, authors, and practitioners in the field of natural medicine and alternative health. Interviews on topics ranging from Arthritis to Alzheimer's; Electromagnetic radiation to Nutrition. Each week is a different topic that challenges you to learn more about your body and how you can feel better.
Flu Epidemic | Green Relief
21 Jan, 2019 | 0:53:47 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

In the United States, morning-after pills are available - for now
23 Dec, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

According to Time Magazine, women are stocking up on emergency contraception since Trump appointed 2 members to the Supreme Court. Program reviews the long and controversial process of getting it made available without a prescription and speculates on its near future.
Michael Pollan – Notes from the Psychedelic Underground
17 Dec, 2018 | 0:57:00 |
EN | Shawna Sprowls |

The legalization of marijuana across the U.S. and Canada is making headline news. The study of the medical uses of psilocybin (and other psychedelics) does not. Academic study of psilocybin found in hallucinogenic mushrooms, lysergic acid, and ecstasy is ongoing at major universities around the world. There are peer-reviewed articles on the uses of LSD for alcoholism, micro-dosing of LSD...
Men Opting Out | Alternatives for Pain
03 Dec, 2018 | 0:51:57 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

A new wave of youth infections - and a new prevention drug
26 Nov, 2018 | 0:28:42 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Sub-Saharan Africa has the lion's share of HIV infections and related deaths. These countries are turning greater attention on issues of youth - those born with the infection, and those who may be acquiring it through sex. Kenya is working on youth education and also becoming a leader in the prophylactic use of anti-retroviral drugs for those most at risk....
From science to mythology, history to culture, a pharmaceutical look at cutting-edge topics.
14 Sep, 2018 | 0:29:51 |
EN | CHMR FM Music Department | The Med Thread

What do *you* know about biological drugs? In this episode of The Med Thread, produced by the School of Pharmacy at Memorial University of Newfoundland in partnership with CHMR-FM, local pharmacist Sheldon Baines, a specialist in biological drugs from BioScript Pharmacy, joins Cathy and Mike to chat about these 'made from life' medications: how they help patients reclaim their livelihood;...
FOR RELEASE WEEK OF SEPT 30, 2018
08 Sep, 2018 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

In this interview, Ross begins with her personal story of needing reproductive justice, and goes on to tell stories of pioneering organizing for real reproductive choice and the sexist, racist and classist moves by US politicians to control the bodies of women and of all people of color. The interview took place in 2005, but all the struggles are ongoing...
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...
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!
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...
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.
Genetically Modified Fish | Hope Never Dies
09 Apr, 2018 | 0:50:56 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

We share personal stories of addiction and community responses to opioid crisis in rural Canada.
26 Jan, 2018 | 1:09:56 |
EN | Bojan Furst | Rural Routes

The opioid crisis impacts hundreds of thousands of lives across North America and rural areas are increasingly at risk. To investigate the impacts of opioids in rural contexts, we’re presenting a special two-episode edition of Rural Routes, featuring stories from both individuals and institutions with experience on the frontlines of the rural opioid crisis. These difficult and sometimes inspiring stories...
Prevent and Prevail | Learning to Kiss
02 Oct, 2017 | 0:51:23 |
EN | Boomer Radio | Health First

Our uteruses, our rules
02 Oct, 2017 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

US-based nurse practitioner and midwife Mary Lou Singleton discusses how women can gain power over their reproductive health and decision-making despite living in late-stage patriarchy. She says liberals and conservatives both have their own slant on controlling women's bodies and limiting their choices
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