These easy wins could alleviate wait times at hospital ERs, experts suggest

As Sarah McLeod's asthmatic son struggled to breathe on a recent trip to the emergency room in Calgary, she looked up at the board to see a 10-hour wait time standing between her son and the care he needed. When she...

Cancer taught me the hard truth about speaking up for myself

This First Person column is from Jennifer Fotheringham, who heard a radio program that spurred her to book a mammogram that she believes saved her life. For more information about CBC's First Person stories, please see the FAQ.Nobody forgets the moment...

Probiotics, prebiotics — now postbiotics? What’s known and not about latest gut research

Probiotics have been all the rage the last few years, as more food companies advertised the active bacteria in their products and consumers became more aware of the role of bacteria in keeping their gut healthy. Also in the "biotics" family...