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.
Fixing Health Care A Top Priority For Wildrose: Jean

Fixing Health Care A Top Priority For Wildrose: Jean

CP  04. 7.2015
"We have the most expensive health care in Canada, we have the youngest population, and yet we get one of the worst results. It's unbelievable."...
Calgary Mental Health Program Shutting Down, AHS Says

Calgary Mental Health Program Shutting Down, AHS Says

The Calgary Herald  03.10.2015
A mental health program in Calgary is shutting down, but the provincial health authority says the move will not force patients to wait...
Report Says GSAs Should Be Allowed In ALL Schools

Report Says GSAs Should Be Allowed In ALL Schools

CP  03. 4.2015
CALGARY - The Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association has released a report recommending that gay-straight alliances be allowed in all...
LOOK: Snow Artist Creating Amazing Artworks In Alberta

LOOK: Snow Artist Creating Amazing Artworks In Alberta

Michelle Butterfield  02.27.2015
The astonishing snow art of Simon Beck has finally made its way to Alberta's mountains. Beck, a British snowshoe artist, has been carving...
Robots Will Help Calm Hospital's Littlest Patients

Robots Will Help Calm Hospital's Littlest Patients

CP  02.19.2015
The robots give high fives, tell jokes and stories, and playing music.