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Sickboy is determined to break down the stigma associated with illness and disease. Join Jeremie, Brian and Taylor as they tackle health taboos with people who have experienced them firsthand. Taking the lead from Jeremie's life long battle with Cystic Fibrosis, the three best friends help us understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh.

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Sickboy is determined to break down the stigma associated with illness and disease. Join Jeremie, Brian and Taylor as they tackle health taboos with people who have experienced them firsthand. Taking the lead from Jeremie's life long battle with Cystic Fibrosis, the three best friends help us understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh.

    Cringeworthy Tweets & Overdoses - Feel Good Friday

    Cringeworthy Tweets & Overdoses - Feel Good Friday

    A quick would you rather: accidentally print commemorative merch with a pornstar on it? Or accidentally tweet a very very very NSFW photo via your employer's customer service account? Boo-Boo is an understatement. Also, did ya know your poop can tell epidemiologists what the COVID situation is like in your town? The gang also chat with past guest, public health physician and advocate for people who use drugs, Dr. Mark Tyndall. We deep dive into the harsh reality of the opioid crisis that is plaguing the entire continent.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Spiritualism > Alcoholism: Addiction & Recovery

    Spiritualism > Alcoholism: Addiction & Recovery

    This week we bring you a rather sobering conversation - pun not intended. The fellas chat with Jay Andrews, a Haligonian musician living in Toronto. Jay suffered from early childhood trauma and after the death of his father turned to the bottle to help himself cope. We talk binge drinking VS day to day drinking, Depression & self harm, Forgiveness as a process of understanding, how spirituality played a role in Jays recovery and what his experience with AA has been like. As serious as the subject matter may be, Jay is a shining light and there are no shortages of laughs and good times had by all in this enlightening conversation.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Back To School And Naked People - Feel Good Friday

    Back To School And Naked People - Feel Good Friday

    COVID isn't going to keep the kids from going back to school. Nor is it going to keep those pesky nudists from having wild frisky sexy times in small hedonistic villages in europe. We talk spooky dead people who never died, naked marathons and kids in school. Dr. Jody Carrington gives us hope and reminds us that the key to getting through it all is holding space for the sake of community and love.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Brace Yourself: The Masterful Art Of An Orthotist

    Brace Yourself: The Masterful Art Of An Orthotist

    This week we speak with Jenna Holz - Orthotist and owner of Brackish Bracing! She takes us on a deep dive into life as an orthotist. Basically she has the dream job of a host on Mythbusters mixed with changing people's lives with custom made orthoses. From Forest Gump leather and metal knee braces to high-tech killer robot mech warrior exoskeleton suits! There is nothing Jenna won't tackle.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Sickboy: An Introduction

    Sickboy: An Introduction

    Meet Jeremie, Brian and Taylor. Three best friends who understand that sometimes the best way to deal with illness, disease and life is simply to laugh. Laughter is the best medicine, right?

    • 3 min
    Free Willy Might Get COVID - Feel Good Friday

    Free Willy Might Get COVID - Feel Good Friday

    Dr. Graham Dellaire is BACK but this time we aren't touching CRISPR. Instead we dive into the sad reality that is COVID being transferred to marine mammals through our waste water! Doc breaks down the findings from the study titled "Pandemic danger to the deep: the risk of marine mammals contracting SARS-CoV-2 from wastewater" and it's fascinating but also a huge bummer. But hey, FGF wouldn't be what it is without a bit of real talk, right?

    • 54 min

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