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Pharmacist’s Corner: Head Lice

by Amyn Kanjee, B.Sc. Pharm Now that school is back in session, parents start to fear the notice regarding a potential head lice infestation....

Build Strength and Balance to Prevent Falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. Our bodies naturally change with age which affects how we feel, move, and...

Create Meaning This Holiday Season

Holidays are a joyful time, offering a chance to reconnect with friends and family. But for many, it can also cause stress and...

Talking About Cannabis

Although cannabis is now legal for those 18+, there are health risks. It’s important that Albertans consider these risks and how use of...

Soccer Headers May Fuel Balance Problems

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Soccer players who like to head the ball risk developing balance problems, according to a preliminary study presented at the...

Beating Holiday Stress

by Nancy Bergeron, Registered Provisional Psychologist Whether your holidays are celebrated in a secular way or are steeped in traditional religious meaning, they are...

Shift Work Sleep Tips

Sleep and safety go hand in hand. Maintaining healthy sleep and bedtime routines can help you to mitigate the challenges of a variable...

PAIN!

Have you ever banged your elbow and felt that sharp shooting pain down your arm? What did you do? You likely rubbed the...

Influenza Season: Reasons & Risks

It happens every fall: influenza arrives in Alberta and takes a serious toll on our communities. Influenza is a real threat. It’s also preventable. Influenza...

Mental Health Moment: Are you feeling S.A.D.?

Submitted by Nancy Bergeron, Registered Provisional Psychologist Seasonal Affective Disorder impacts approximately 2–3% of the general population. SAD is a type of depression that...

Healthy Halloween

Halloween is a time that children get excited about dressing up as their favourite character and stocking up on candy. Below are some...

To Stretch or Not to Stretch – That is STILL the Question

Stretching has been promoted by physiotherapist as a method to prevent injury and improve athletic performance however, research suggests that this may be...