Crohns Disease

The Long-Term Trauma of Gastrointestinal Infection

Jason Tetro | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Most of us have experienced at one time or another that rumble in the gastrointestinal jungle. But there is a darker side to these maladies manifesting at the microbial level. Though we may not feel these consequences in the short term, research has shown there may be more difficult times down the road.

Five Things You Should Know About Probiotics

Jane Dummer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

What is your gut instinct telling you about probiotics? Do you need more information? You're not alone. Over the past decade, dietitians and gastroenterologists have been discovering exciting new findings about probiotics, the gut and health. Here are my top five facts that will help you understand probiotics.

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, ...