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Baby blues vs. postpartum depression: How can new parents tell the difference?

Dr. Simone Vigod, a psychiatrist who researches postpartum mental health, unpacks the nuanced issue.
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Mueller report won't sway public opinion enough for Democrats to attempt impeaching Trump: journalist

After much anticipation, U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has finally been made public - except for the redacted parts, that is. But what we do know about the report's contents is plenty to talk about. A panel of experts talk us through it.
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A letter from 'O', who is seeking asylum from Honduras

A group of San Diego residents wrote letters to migrants being held in U.S. detention camps. Then the migrants wrote back.

Friday April 19, 2019 Full Transcript

Full text transcript for April 19th episode.

Mueller report won't sway public opinion enough for Democrats to attempt impeaching Trump: journalist

After much anticipation, U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has finally been made public — except for the redacted parts, that is. But what we do know about the report's contents is plenty to talk about. A panel of experts talk us through it.

Mueller report won't sway public opinion enough for Democrats to attempt impeaching Trump: journalist

After much anticipation, U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has finally been made public — except for the redacted parts, that is. But what we do know about the report's contents is plenty to talk about. A panel of experts talk us through it.

The Current for April 19, 2019

Today on The Current: What do we know about the contents of Robert Mueller’s report?; plus, reading is fundamental — even more so than you might think.
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The Mueller report, The Enchanted Hour

Today on The Current: What do we know about the contents of Robert Mueller's report?; plus, reading is fundamental - even more so than you might think.

This author says reading to your children an hour a day could help the whole family

Reading to children out loud isn't just a source of warm feelings and lovely memories; research shows it can also help developing brains. Journalist Meghan Cox Gurdon, the children's book critic for the Wall Street Journal, tells us about the miraculous power of story time.

Thursday April 18, 2019 Full Transcript

Full text transcript for April 18th episode.
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How citizen science is changing the research landscape

Online communities and new technology are making it easier than ever for anyone to get involved in scientific research. But how reliable is user-generated data? And what value does it bring to major studies?
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'A real access-to-justice issue': Why lawyers are reluctant to take on medical malpractice suits

A new CBC News Investigation has examined data going back decades and found that the number of patients who successfully sue doctors over medical mistakes is small - and getting smaller. We ask why it's so hard to sue doctors in Canada, even in cases of patient death.
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Suing your doctor, Citizen science, Postpartum depression doctor, Mueller report

Today on The Current: Why is it so hard - and getting harder - to sue your doctor in Canada?; then, the power of citizen science and why user-generated data is actually very reliable; plus, we discuss the Mueller report, as U.S. Congress finally gets a look at it; and finally, a doctor who specializes in postpartum depression explains how the system can fail the people who need it most.

Baby blues vs. postpartum depression: How can new parents tell the difference?

On Monday, we heard the stories of mothers who suffered the isolation and agony of postpartum depression. We continue the discussion with a doctor who specializes in the condition, and ask what needs to be done to help new parents receive the treatment they need.

Baby blues vs. postpartum depression: How can new parents tell the difference?

On Monday, we heard the stories of mothers who suffered the isolation and agony of postpartum depression. We continue the discussion with a doctor who specializes in the condition, and ask what needs to be done to help new parents receive the treatment they need.
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New research analysing what role genetics play in postpartum depression

Dr. Simone Vigod, head psychiatrist with Women's College Hospital, talks about her involvement in a new study that looks at the genetic links in postpartum depression.
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Baby blues vs. postpartum depression: How can new parents tell the difference?

On Monday, we heard the heartbreaking stories of mothers who suffered the isolation and agony of postpartum depression. We continue the discussion with a doctor who specializes in the condition, and ask what needs to be done to help new parents receive the treatment they need.

'A real access-to-justice issue': Why lawyers are reluctant to take on medical malpractice suits

A CBC News investigation has examined data going back decades and found that the number of patients who successfully sue doctors over medical mistakes is small — and getting smaller. We ask why it's so hard to sue doctors in Canada, even in cases of patient death.

'A real access-to-justice issue': Why lawyers are reluctant to take on medical malpractice suits

A CBC News investigation has examined data going back decades and found that the number of patients who successfully sue doctors over medical mistakes is small — and getting smaller. We ask why it's so hard to sue doctors in Canada, even in cases of patient death.
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Mueller report released to Congress

As the Mueller report is released to Congress Thursday, we discuss what kind of impact - if any - its findings could have on how Republicans and Democrats alike see Trump.

The Current for April 18, 2019

Today on The Current: Why is it so hard — and getting harder — to sue your doctor in Canada?; then, the power of citizen science and why user-generated data is actually very reliable; plus, we discuss the Mueller report, as U.S. Congress finally gets a look at it; and finally, a doctor who specializes in postpartum depression explains how the system can fail the people who need it most.

Apr. 17, 2019 episode transcript

Full text transcript for the April 17th episode

Hell does freeze over (and other things you never knew about damnation)

Author Marq de Villiers speaks about how different cultures and different religions have approached the idea of damnation, and why he wanted to write a sinner's guide to eternal torment.

Hell does freeze over (and other things you never knew about damnation)

Author Marq de Villiers speaks about how different cultures and different religions have approached the idea of damnation, and why he wanted to write a sinner's guide to eternal torment.
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Hell does freeze over (and other things you never knew about damnation)

The more author Marq de Villiers learned about hell, the more he thought 'what the hell?' He speaks to Anna Maria Tremonti about how different cultures and different religions have approached the idea of damnation, and why he wanted to write a sinner's guide to eternal torment.