Unvaccinated Students Told To Stay Home

Unvaccinated Students Told To Stay Home

The Canadian Press  04. 7.2014
CALGARY - Alberta health officials have asked more than 100 Calgary students to stay home for the next two weeks because they have not...
Vaccinations Are A Must: Health Minister

Vaccinations Are A Must: Health Minister

John Cotter, The Canadian Press  04. 3.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's health minister says parents should have their children vaccinated against measles to protect them and other youngsters...
Measles Cases Continue To Grow

Measles Cases Continue To Grow

The Canadian Press  04. 2.2014
CALGARY - Alberta Health Services has confirmed two new cases of measles in the Calgary zone.Officials say the cases are linked and involved...
Random Drug Testing Ban For Oilsands Workers Upheld

Random Drug Testing Ban For Oilsands Workers Upheld

The Canadian Press  03.26.2014
FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - Oilsands giant Suncor Energy has lost another battle in its attempt to randomly test thousands of union workers...
Oilsands Cancer Rates Study Deemed Limited, Suspicious

Oilsands Cancer Rates Study Deemed Limited, Suspicious

Bob Weber, The Canadian Press  03.24.2014
EDMONTON - A study by the Alberta government says an aboriginal community downstream from the oilsands doesn't have higher overall cancer...
High-Rolling Former AHS Exec Sues Government

High-Rolling Former AHS Exec Sues Government

The Canadian Press  03.14.2014
EDMONTON - A former senior Alberta health executive who came under fire for expense claims that included hiring a butler and fixing his...
Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Lethbridge

Boil Water Advisory Lifted For Lethbridge

The Canadian Press  03.14.2014
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Tap water is again safe to drink and a state of emergency has been lifted in the southern Alberta city of Lethbridge...
New AHS CEO No Stranger To Cleaning Up Scandals

New AHS CEO No Stranger To Cleaning Up Scandals

The Canadian Press  03.14.2014
EDMONTON - The woman who led Newfoundland's largest health authority as it attempted to recover from a major breast-cancer testing scandal...
She Thought Weight-Loss Surgery Would Improve Her Life

She Thought Weight-Loss Surgery Would Improve Her Life

03. 5.2014
A leading Alberta surgeon is predicting a dramatic rise in the number of people flying to Mexico for weight-loss surgery and a similar...
Barred Families Threaten Legal Action

Barred Families Threaten Legal Action

02.27.2014
People who say they are being prevented from visiting family members at long-term care facilities in Alberta, but not told why, are asking...
Families Banned From Checking On Loved Ones In Care

Families Banned From Checking On Loved Ones In Care

The Canadian Press  02.27.2014
EDMONTON - Family members of some long-term care patients in Alberta say managers have barred them from seeing their loved ones.Several...
Too Many Employees Watching Olympics Instead Of Working: AHS

Too Many Employees Watching Olympics Instead Of Working: AHS

02.14.2014
While some employers are encouraging staff to cheer on Canada during the work day, others have warned employees to leave their Olympic...
What The Government Doesn't Want You To Know About Wait Times

What The Government Doesn't Want You To Know About Wait Times

02.10.2014
Despite injecting millions of dollars into Alberta's health care system, wait times continue to rise, according to a performance report...
Aging Edmonton Hospital Like Something Out Of The Third-World

Aging Edmonton Hospital Like Something Out Of The Third-World

02.10.2014
Staff at Edmonton's deteriorating Misericordia Hospital say conditions are so bad, they're what you'd expect in the third-world, not...