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Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Food label changes get thumbs up from locals

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Saturday Jul 19, 2014

Social worker helps patients get on track

Years after an undiagnosed injury, Barry Ray underwent surgery that involved placing rods and plates into his neck.

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Wednesday Jul 16, 2014

'Fat wallet syndrome' a pain in the back and butt

Story ImageA brick-of-a-wallet being lugged around in your back pocket may be the cause of the shooting pain in your legs and buttocks.

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Saturday Jul 12, 2014

Health Monitor

Story ImageAlberta Health Services has expanded their precautionary air quality advisory for all communities in the north, Edmonton and central zones.

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Wednesday Jul 9, 2014

PCN fills mental health care gaps

Story ImageA program at the St. Albert and Sturgeon Primary Care Network is making sure patients who canít afford counselling arenít falling through the cracks.

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Saturday Jul 5, 2014

Maternity clinic gets more space

Story ImageWith her four-year-old daughter Lily in tow, April Baldonando attends her 21-week checkup at the St. Albert maternity clinic.

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Jul 02

Health Monitor

Protect yourself from mosquito bites while youíre travelling and relaxing outdoors this summer, urge Alberta Health Services officials.
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Jul 02

Bringing the gym outdoors

The area is a sea of orange athletic vests. The little monkeys Ė also known as the horde of day-care children Ė climb, hang and swing from the various metal pieces on the new outdoor fitness equipment at Lions Park.
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Jun 25

PCN finds new ways to manage mental health

Nurses at the St. Albert and Sturgeon Primary Care Network are taking a new approach to how they treat mental health cases.
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Jun 25

Orthopedic support program available to Albertans

The organizer of a national peer support program for people who are facing bone and joint surgery wants to remind Albertans that the service is available for them too.
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Jun 21

Health Monitor

A traditional Japanese massage practice may help people living with chronic pain to fall and stay asleep, found a small pilot study by researchers at the University of Alberta.
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Jun 18

Overweight and obesity rates plateau: health survey

Canadians may be exercising more but overweight and obesity rates havenít significantly changed since 2008, states recently released statistics by Health Canada.
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Jun 11

Program aims to prevent fractures

People at risk of osteoporosis can catch a break with a new Alberta Health Servicesí prevention program.
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Jun 11

Health Monitor

Albertans will soon be able to register as an organ and tissue donor when they renew their driverís licence, announced the provincial government on Monday.
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Jun 07

Health Monitor

London Drugs will be holding a health technology demonstration next Tuesday for residents to learn more about health and fitness tracking devices and wireless health products.
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Jun 04

Working out the wrong side up

My head is floating just inches above the floor as I hang like an aerial contortionist from a loop of fabric suspended from the ceiling.
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