August 9, 2014 1:33 am

Health Headlines, Aug 4 – 8


August 4 – New hope for those suffering from PTSD, depression
A promising new treatment is emerging for severe depression, and it could help veterans suffering from PTSD. Sean Mallen reports.

Aug 5 – New doctors for Kamloops
New doctors will now be able to complete all their postgraduate training in Kamloops.

Aug 6 – New prostate cancer screening test
A promising new blood test being researched in Vancouver could change the way prostate cancer is treated. Elaine Yong reports.

Aug 7 – Cerebral palsy surgery
Seven year old Brayden Grozdanich underwent surgery in New Jersey to ease the pain of cerebral palsy after Global viewers helped in a big way. Linda Aylesworth finds out what Brayden can expect from a young girl who’s had the same procedure.

Aug 8 – Patient-centered care
An international conference on patient and family centered health care hit Vancouver for the first time this week and as Elaine Yong explains, having patients involved in their own care translates into better health outcomes.

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