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Global News & CKNW Health Series

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The Global News and CKNW Health Series is an in-depth collection of interviews and health stories featuring some of today’s most respected health practitioners.

The series will be tackling the issues of sleep and stress. The first week, we’ll uncover the secrets and importance of a healthy night’s sleep, explore effective treatments for insomnia and why dreaming is so valuable.

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WATCH: Dr. Sian Spacey from the UBC Headache Clinic talks different types of headaches and how to prevent them.

Click to play video: 'Identifying and preventing different types of headaches' Identifying and preventing different types of headaches
Identifying and preventing different types of headaches – Jan 29, 2018

WATCH: You snooze, you lose? Linda Aylesworth explains why our ancestors may be to blame for our sleepless nights.

Click to play video: 'Why our ancestors may be to blame for our sleepless nights' Why our ancestors may be to blame for our sleepless nights
Why our ancestors may be to blame for our sleepless nights – Jan 29, 2018

READ MORE: 5 tips for a better sleep: Did you know about all of them?

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WATCH: The realities of medical marijuana – Dr. Bryn Hyndman joins us for our health series and talks about the realities of medical marijuana.

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The realities of medical marijuana – Jan 30, 2018

READ MORE: Can’t fall asleep? It might be stress

READ MORE: When your child can’t sleep, neither can you – and that’s a problem

WATCH: Dr. Tara Sedlak from the Leslie Diamond Women’s Heart Health Centre joins us for our Health Series to talk about women and heart disease.

Click to play video: 'Women unnecessarily suffering from heart disease' Women unnecessarily suffering from heart disease
Women unnecessarily suffering from heart disease – Feb 1, 2018

WATCH: Technology is now being turned around to help you get some rest

Click to play video: 'The impact of technology on sleep' The impact of technology on sleep
The impact of technology on sleep – Feb 1, 2018

WATCH: How to avoid back and shoulder pain from bags and purses

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Bag breakdown: How to avoid back and shoulder pain – Feb 2, 2018

Now, on this second week we dig into stress and how impacts how you live, work and drive.

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READ MORE: Stress can make a dream job into a nightmare: here’s how you can cope

WATCH: February is Psychology Month. Psychologist Dr. Patrick Myers talks stress and anxiety and offers a few tips if you are suffering.

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Tips for dealing with stress, depression and anxiety – Feb 5, 2018

WATCH: Registered dietitian Karlene Karst debunks the myths and helps us understand the important of probiotics.

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Health benefits of a daily dose of probiotics – Feb 7, 2018

WATCH: Dr. Maryam Zeineddin of Zili Health explains why preventative medicine is so important and her six pillars to make it a reality.

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Expert advice for staying healthy and disease free – Feb 8, 2018

WATCH: Adults deal with stress of some sort on a daily basis – but what about children? As Linda Aylesworth reports, there are ways to identify the hidden causes – and deal with them.

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Tips on how parents can help their children deal with stress – Feb 8, 2018

WATCH: Naturopathic physician Allana Polo gives us her top five tips for men trying to stay healthy.

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5 tips for men’s health – Feb 9, 2018

The series is presented by Women’s Health Matters, Dr. Karen Jensen’s latest book about treating women’s health conditions…exclusively at Natural Health Food Stores.

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