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CKNW and Global News Health Series 2018
9 minutes | Feb 7, 2018
Health Series Grover The Therapy Dog
We are very lucky to have a therapy dog in studio-who works with the St John’s Ambulance Therapy dog program. Animals are known to help reduce stress and and anxiety which is what we’re talking about on this week’s health series. If you want to see Grover, the black lab, and the rest of us you can go to CKNW’s Facebook where we’re broadcasting this live. So we’re going to find out what therapy dogs do, why it helps people who are stressed and also how a dog even becomes a therapy dog. Maybe your dog has what it takes? GUEST: Rena Harris - Therapy dog handler GUEST: Grover - Therapy dog
13 minutes | Feb 7, 2018
CKNW and Global News Health Series How Mindfulness Can Combat Stress
It’s time for your health check up as part of the CKNW and Global News Health Series. All this week we have been focusing on the issue of stress. Everyone has felt stressed out at more than point in their lives, but how we deal with stress is key. Dr. Joti Samra is here today to discuss stress: What is it, how does it impact us, and how can we approach and manage the stress we experience in our lives? Guest: Dr. Joti Samra - Registered Psychologist with a clinical practice at the Mainland Medical Clinic in Yaletown
6 minutes | Feb 5, 2018
Global News & CKNW Health Series: Housing anxiety and health
8 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
How our Modern-Day Obsession with Technology is Damaging Children’s Sleeping Pat
If you have children you know sleep is so important for them to function well. Well rested kids are better behaved kids, more alert, and just happier. The thing is today’s obsession with digital technology is actually damaging to children’s sleep patterns. Our next guest knows all about how important it is to keep kids away from screens at bedtime. She thought it was so important she even co-wrote a children’s book about it… all about a little girl and her pet hedgehog. Guest: Dr. Smita Naidoo - Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
13 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
Sleep Training for Infants
Are you a new parent who is suffering through sleeplessness nights? In today’s episode of the CKNW Health Series, we discuss sleep training babies, specifically infants. Our guest today is Desiree Cluff, director and owner of Rockababy, which helps parents nurture healthy sleep habits in their babies from an early age. Questions: What is sleep training? Is it just for infants? Does it work for everyone? What are some of the common problems parents encounter when trying to sleep train their child? Guset: Desiree Cluff Director/Owner of Rockababy
10 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
Dealing With Insomnia
Have insomnia? Dr. Karen Jensen says more often than not the underlying cause can be traced back to stress.
6 minutes | Jan 31, 2018
Infant sleep is important
Babies and toddlers can't always tell you how they feel about sleep, but how much rest is incredibly important.
5 minutes | Jan 29, 2018
Five tips for a better sleep, did you know about all of them?
How did you sleep last night? What about the night before? Think back, when is the last time you had a really nice, deep sleep and you woke up feeling refreshed? If it’s been a while, you’ll want to keep listening.
6 minutes | Jan 28, 2018
Snoring, when to worry
The sounds you make while snoring can reveal some clues about what's going on. CKNW Producer Sara Hyde walks us through the world of snoring.
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