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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.

Your Doctor Wants to Know Your Story

Albertans look out for each other. Your friends know your story. They celebrate success beside you and recognize when you need a hand....

Common Signs of Stress

In tough times we can be more vulnerable to stress, worry, anxiety and depression. It’s important to take care of ourselves. Tough times...

Protecting Yourself from Allergies

Seasonal allergies occur at the same time of the year, every year. Exposure to pollen and snow mold, a type of fungus on...

National Paramedic Services Week

May 26 – June 1, 2019 National Paramedic Services Week honours the paramedic profession and recognizes the men and women of Emergency Medical Services...

Window and Balcony Safety

With the return of warmer weather, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and caregivers of an often-overlooked hazard in the...

Keep Your Mouth Healthy as You Age

As you get older changes that affect your mouth health can be related to aging, disease or medication. Prevention is always the best...

Walking for Fitness

Warmer days are ahead and make getting outside for a walk an easy and enjoyable way to add exercise to your day. Health...

STIs Are a Risk to Anyone Who Is Sexually Active

There is an outbreak of gonorrhea and syphilis in Alberta. In 2018, over 5,000 Albertans were diagnosed with gonorrhea, 2 ½ times more...

Talking to Your Teen about Bullying

Teens can be under a lot of pressure as they deal with hormonal changes, heartbreaks, anxiety about school, relationships, etc. With so much...

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...

What’s New About the Food Guide?

Canada’s Food Guide, a document that promotes and provides dietary guidance to support healthy eating in the Canadian context, was updated in January...

Burns and Scalds

Each year, Alberta Health Services, EMS, continues to respond to emergencies involving young children who have sustained severe burns or scalds. These incidents...