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National Addiction Awareness Week (NAAW) – November 21 to 27, 2021

A drug is anything we eat, breathe, inject, or absorb into our body (like a nicotine patch) that changes the way we feel...
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News from the Friends of Nose Hill

by Anne BurkeIn the Blackfoot language, Calgary is Moh’kin’stis; in Stoney Nakoda, Wiçispa Oyade; in Tsuut’ina, Gu’tsi’tsi and, in Métis, it is Otoskwunee....

Know Your Limits

Are you drinking more alcohol during the pandemic? If you drink alcohol, it may be time to think about what you are consuming....

What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is the abnormal growth of cells in a man’s prostate gland. The prostate sits just below the bladder. It makes part...

Accidental Poisoning

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) would like to remind parents and caregivers of precautions to prevent accidental childhood poisonings around the home. Ingesting prescription...

Do You Get Heartburn?

Heartburn and acid regurgitation are common. They happen when food in the stomach backs up into the esophagus (the food pipe that leads...

Staying Healthy in the Summer

Summer is here and it’s the season to be active! From the theories of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and the Five Elements, each...

Your Vet, Your Pet, and COVID-19

For the next few weeks or months, our world has changed as we fight the spread of COVID-19. Veterinary medicine has been declared...

Advance Care Planning Helps You Document Your Healthcare Wishes

Advance care planning is a way to help you think about, talk about, and document your wishes for healthcare. It’s a process that...
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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....
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Medical Cannabis, Could You Benefit?

Medical cannabis is currently governed in Canada under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) and has been legal for the...
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Influenza Season

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...