CBC - Health No rest for the retired: Opioid crisis fills empty nests as grandparents step up 2018-03-21T15:40:36.000000000-04:00 The opioid crisis is throwing many grandparents into the demanding role of caregiver at a time when they expected to enjoy more financial freedom and relaxation. What's the difference between a supervised consumption site and an overdose prevention site? 2018-03-21T14:49:26.000000000-04:00 Some communities across Canada are applying for a supervised consumption site or an overdose prevention site in light of the opioid and fentanyl crisis. But it turns out, there is quite a difference between them. Spread of Guinea worm disease in South Sudan ceases 2018-03-21T12:12:55.000000000-04:00 Some good news: South Sudan has stopped transmission of GuineaWorm, the nation's health minister announces. Softball coach calls out league policy on transgender players, sparks national response 2018-03-21T09:00:00.000000000-04:00 An Edmonton softball coach who raised red flags about his amateur league's approach to transgender players has prompted policy reviews at the sport's highest levels in Canada. 'I felt like an afterthought': How this woman aims to change the childbirth experience in Ontario hospitals 2018-03-21T04:00:00.000000000-04:00 New mother Kate Macdonald has gathered feedback on St. Joseph’s Family Birthing Centre in Toronto from over 400 mothers on a website she founded called The Reproductive Justice Story Project. Senior in hospital for 39 days charged for bedside phone for nearly 3 years 2018-03-21T04:00:00.000000000-04:00 The family of a 95-year-old Halifax woman is questioning the policies of Bell Aliant after it initially refused to fully reimburse her for a hospital telephone bill that spanned almost three years — even though she spent only 39 days in the facility. Listeriosis outbreak linked to processed meat threatens 16 countries in Africa, WHO says 2018-03-20T15:56:02.000000000-04:00 The World Health Organization has reached out to 16 African nations to provide support for preparedness and response to a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa last year. Ailing Ontario man stuck in U.S. hospital because insurance company can't find bed back home 2018-03-20T15:51:58.000000000-04:00 An elderly Toronto man is stuck in a Florida hospital, according to his wife, because their insurance company says that there are no beds available back home — a claim refuted by the provincial health minister. 'We're failing some children:' Women struggling to put food on table may be less likely to keep breastfeeding 2018-03-20T14:40:46.000000000-04:00 Canadian women who worry about making ends meet are less likely to continue to breastfeed their baby compared with other women, say researchers who are calling for more supports for vulnerable families. Far-reaching smoking ban leaves some Hampstead residents fuming 2018-03-20T12:18:33.000000000-04:00 The Montreal suburb of Hampstead's decision to ban smoking in all public spaces has prompted a mixed reaction from residents, with some wondering if the bylaw is necessary at all.