My Son Gets to Feel Normal at a Camp for Kids with Crohn's Disease

Natasja Barlow | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Parents
Natasja Barlow

Dylan's chronic condition comes from an abnormal response from his body's immune system. It causes excruciating pain, with frequent trips to the washroom creating great embarrassment. In practical terms, it has influenced every aspect of his life, leading him to quit hockey, miss field trips, and decline invites to social outings.

Which Probiotics Actually Work?

Josh Gitalis | Posted 08.04.2014 | Canada
Josh Gitalis

The lactobacillus species is one of the most researched. Among the lactobacillus family is one particular strain, lactobacillus GG (also known as Culturelle), which has solid research backing up its use for acute diarrhea, traveller's diarrhea, antibiotic-associated diarrhea, and colic.

B.C. Smelter Contaminating U.S. Town?

CBC | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A U.S. study has found an unusually high incidence of gastro-intestinal disease in a small U.S. town located downstream from a Teck smelter in Trail, ...