Doc Talk #116 – Canadian Contributions to Healthcare / Contributions canadiennes aux soins de santé



To celebrate Dr Dan’s recent Canadian citizenship, this show was a tribute to his new home. We talked about some of Canada’s immense contributions to healthcare.

In this whistle-stop tour, we went from Pablum to genetic engineering, via mouldy sweet clover, open heart surgery, insulin, childproof medicine containers to universal healthcare!

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Image by Tony Webster from San Francisco, California (Canadian Flag) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (, via Wikimedia Commons