Massive Payouts Needed To Fix System: Horne

Massive Payouts Needed To Fix System: Horne

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  07. 4.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne says while he, too, isn't happy with large salary payouts to former executives, they were...
Calgary Doctor Refuses To Prescribe Birth Control

Calgary Doctor Refuses To Prescribe Birth Control

06.27.2014
A doctor at a walk-in clinic in southwest Calgary is refusing to prescribe birth control due to her personal beliefs. Chantal Barry of...
Have An Issue With Continuing Care? AHS Wants To Help

Have An Issue With Continuing Care? AHS Wants To Help

The Canadian Press  06.24.2014
EDMONTON - People with unresolved issues over continuing care in Alberta will soon be able to voice their concerns to health-care specialists.Starting...
Petition Takes Aim At Bosses Who Reject Tattoos, Piercings

Petition Takes Aim At Bosses Who Reject Tattoos, Piercings

06.17.2014
An Edmonton woman is fighting for the right to proudly display her facial piercings without fear of professional punishment. Kendra Behringer...
New Birth Certificate Given To Transgender Boy

New Birth Certificate Given To Transgender Boy

The Canadian Press  06.16.2014
EDMONTON - A 12-year-old transgender Alberta boy has been granted a new birth certificate that recognizes him as male.Wren Kauffman was...
It Just Became Easier For You To Potentially Save Someone's Life

It Just Became Easier For You To Potentially Save Someone's Life

The Canadian Press  06. 9.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta has taken another step to make it easier for people to become organ and tissue donors.People will now be asked if they...
Is He Committed To Public Health Care?

Is He Committed To Public Health Care?

Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press  06. 6.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta Tory leadership candidate Jim Prentice is being questioned on his commitment to public health care, given he sat on...
He's Been Living With Hole In His Face For Almost Three Years

He's Been Living With Hole In His Face For Almost Three Years

05.30.2014
After surviving cancer, the last thing David Whenham expected was to live with a hole in his face for the next two-and-a-half years. But...
Harper's Law: Protect Police Dogs

Harper's Law: Protect Police Dogs

The Canadian Press  05.12.2014
EDMONTON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper was in the Alberta capital on Monday to meet with police canine units and to announce the introduction...
Guess What The Kids Are Using E-Cigarettes For Now..

Guess What The Kids Are Using E-Cigarettes For Now..

05. 9.2014
Leave it to teenagers to figure this one out. Edmonton's Public and Catholic school boards are cracking down on e-cigarettes after they...
Woman Prescribed 5,000 Pills While Pregnant

Woman Prescribed 5,000 Pills While Pregnant

Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press  05. 5.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's child advocate is demanding changes in social services and health care following a newborn's death in 2012.Del Graff...
Patients Warned To Get Tested For HIV, Hepatitis

Patients Warned To Get Tested For HIV, Hepatitis

The Canadian Press  05. 2.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Alberta Health Services is warning 225 patients of a Fort McMurray clinic to get tested for HIV and hepatitis B...
More Measles Cases In Edmonton

More Measles Cases In Edmonton

The Canadian Press  04.26.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta health officials are reporting another infant has been diagnosed with measles in the Edmonton area, the second case...

Measles Warning For Edmonton

The Canadian Press  04.22.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta health officials are advising people that they may have been exposed to measles at two Edmonton-area locations earlier...