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Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest province wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta.

Growth Through Grief

Every person and community has experienced some type of loss since the pandemic began. It is important to acknowledge the impact it has,...

Heat Related Illness

EMS would like to remind everyone to stay safe in the heat and sun this season. While children and the elderly may be...

Vaping and Tobacco

The number of youth who are vaping has gone up dramatically over the past few years. Latest survey results show that vaping doubled...

Community Connection

Main points:What is a community? What is community connection? How do you do it?The word “community” can mean many different things. Community...

Bicycle Helmet Safety

Head injuries are the leading cause of serious injury and death to kids on wheels*. Most injuries occur when a cyclist suffers a...

Take Care of Your Kidneys

Kidneys perform several vital functions for our bodies:Remove waste products from blood through production of urine Produce hormones to regulate blood pressure ...

Using Cannabis Safely

Are you thinking of using cannabis? Are you already using?Cannabis is a psychoactive substance that has many short and long-term health risks including,...

Relief from Back Pain

Does back pain or back tension have you tied up in knots? Back strain happens when you overstretch, or pull, a muscle in...

Preventing Scalds and Burns

Scalds are the second leading cause of all burn injuries. They can happen to anyone, but children, older adults, and people with disabilities...

Cervical Cancer Screening

If you have a cervix, it is important to get cervical cancer screening.Almost all cases of cervical cancer are caused by the human...