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was a Canadian
Television in Canada officially began with the opening of the nation's first television stations in Montreal and Toronto in 1952. As with most media in Canada, the television industry, and the television programming available in that country, are strongly influenced by the American media, perhaps...
medical information television series which aired on CBC Television
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The series was produced by the CBC in co-operation with the Canadian Medical Association
The Canadian Medical Association , with more than 70,000 members, is the largest association of doctors in Canada and works to represent their interests nationally. It formed in 1867, three months after Confederation...
. Each episode concerned a particular medical condition and featured doctors conducting a diagnosis and treatment of a patient. This was followed by host Lloyd Robertson
Lloyd Robertson, OC is the currently the co-host of CTV's weekly magazine series, W5. Robertson previously served as the chief anchor and senior editor of CTV's national evening newscast, CTV News with Lloyd Robertson, until September, 2011, when he retired from the CTV National News...
and a guest panel who interviewed the physician who discussed how the treatment plan was developed. The programme concluded with a follow-up of the patient
Norrie Swanson of the Canadian Arthritis and Rheumatism Association served as consultant for Check-Up
. Denny Spence produced the series with Eric Koch as supervising producer.
The half-hour series aired Mondays at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 8 July to 23 September 1963.