Drug Kits Now Available To Help Prevent Overdoses

Drug Kits Now Available To Help Prevent Overdoses

CP  07.21.2015
Health Minister Sarah Hoffman says the kits are in response to the growing number of fentanyl-related deaths across the province.
Alberta Is Getting That New Cancer Centre, Afterall

Alberta Is Getting That New Cancer Centre, Afterall

CP  07. 8.2015
CALGARY - Alberta's NDP government says a new cancer centre will be built at Calgary's Foothills hospital.The province announced Wednesday...
Two Big Carbon Emitters Give Thumbs Up To Alberta's New Rules

Two Big Carbon Emitters Give Thumbs Up To Alberta's New Rules

CP  06.25.2015
"Not only is it the right thing to do, it's the right time to do it,."
Alberta Overhauls Emissions, Greenhouse Gas Rules

Alberta Overhauls Emissions, Greenhouse Gas Rules

CP Politics  06.25.2015
Large businesses will be forced to reduce the intensity of their CO2 emissions by 20 per cent by 2017.
Balcony Smokers Targeted In New Edmonton Campaign

Balcony Smokers Targeted In New Edmonton Campaign

CP  06.16.2015
EDMONTON - Edmonton is launching a new campaign aimed at educating smokers, especially those who smoke on balconies, in the wake of several...
Salmonella Cases Spread In Western Canada

Salmonella Cases Spread In Western Canada

CP  06. 3.2015
The Public Health Agency of Canada says it is investigating 41 cases of people becoming ill.
Edmonton Dialysis Patient Treated With Contaminated Water Dies

Edmonton Dialysis Patient Treated With Contaminated Water Dies

CP  06. 2.2015
EDMONTON - Alberta Health Services says one of four dialysis patients treated with contaminated water in an Edmonton hospital last week...
Just Dial This New Number For Faster Medical Info, Alberta

Just Dial This New Number For Faster Medical Info, Alberta

CP  06. 1.2015
EDMONTON - Albertans can now get free, 24-hour access to health information and advice by dialing 811.The three numbers for Health Link...
Girl Almost Died From Infection While Officials Looked On: Report

Girl Almost Died From Infection While Officials Looked On: Report

The Edmonton Journal  05.28.2015
A shy, nine-year-old Alberta girl almost died from malnutrition, septic shock and congestive heart failure caused by a preventable dental...
Alberta Cancer Cases Expected To Rise Tremendously

Alberta Cancer Cases Expected To Rise Tremendously

CP  05.27.2015
EDMONTON - Alberta needs to prepare for a dramatic increase in new cancer cases expected within the next 15 years, says the Canadian Cancer...
Paramedics Asked To Pay For Equipment Via Payroll Deduction

Paramedics Asked To Pay For Equipment Via Payroll Deduction

CP  04.24.2015
Alberta paramedics are angry about a memo from the government that asks them to fund the purchase of medical equipment through a voluntary...
How Wildrose Plans To Fix Long Health Care Wait Times

How Wildrose Plans To Fix Long Health Care Wait Times

CP  04.21.2015
Jean says a Wildrose government will institute wait time guarantees for five procedures.
Are Alberta Ambulance Reponse Times Worsening?

Are Alberta Ambulance Reponse Times Worsening?

CP  04.15.2015
EDMONTON - NDP Leader Rachel Notley says new documents show Alberta's ambulance response times are getting worse.Notley says data disclosed...
NDP Promise To Add More Long-Term Care Beds

NDP Promise To Add More Long-Term Care Beds

CP  04.14.2015
Notley says the severe bed shortage is due to the PC government not giving the issue enough attention.