Tag Archives: CBC Radio

His cancerous larynx has been removed. Now he can speak again.

As it happens7:22His cancerous larynx has been removed. Now he can speak again. Just a few months ago, Marty Kedian of Haverhill, Massachusetts, couldn’t speak a word. He didn’t know if he ever would again. But in February, Kedian underwent a total larynx replacement after being diagnosed with laryngeal cancer and undergoing years of surgery. “I had an 82-year-old mother …

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CBC Radio Personality Rick Cluff Dies at 74

Rick Cluff, one of British Columbia’s most beloved radio personalities, has died. Cluff died after a short battle with cancer, a few days after his 74th birthday. A consummate announcer, Cluff brought his friendly voice and big personality to CBC Vancouver in 1997, helping The early edition to the top-rated morning show in the competitive Metro Vancouver radio market. Cluff …

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A brain implant reduced this boy’s seizures by 80%. And he charges it with headphones

As it happens6:21A brain implant reduced this boy’s seizures by 80%. And he charges it with his headphones Before he received his new brain implant, 13-year-old Oran Knowlson’s entire life revolved around his seizures. The British boy has a rare, drug-resistant form of epilepsy that causes him to have hundreds of seizures a day, putting him at constant risk of …

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Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that is becoming increasingly common in Canada

Tick ​​experts are warning Canadians to be alert for symptoms of a tick-borne disease whose cases have been steadily increasing over the past 15 years. Anaplasmosis is an infection that affects humans and animals and is caused by the Anaplasma phagocytophilum bacteria and spread by ticks. In the early 2000s, provinces and territories began reporting a handful of human cases …

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Lyme disease may be more common, but this tick-borne disease is on the rise in Canada

Tick ​​experts are warning Canadians to be alert for symptoms of a tick-borne disease whose cases have been steadily increasing over the past 15 years. Anaplasmosis is an infection that affects humans and animals and is caused by the Anaplasma phagocytophilum bacteria and spread by ticks. In the early 2000s, provinces and territories began reporting a handful of human cases …

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