Hospital ER Reopens After Ebola Ruled Out

Hospital ER Reopens After Ebola Ruled Out

09.22.2014
The Royal Alexandra Hospital emergency department is being re-opened after Ebola was ruled out as the cause of a patient's illness. The...
Alberta Hospitals Gets Average Results Despite Highest Spending

Alberta Hospitals Gets Average Results Despite Highest Spending

09.19.2014
Alberta is by far the biggest spender in the country on hospital care, yet the provincial health system is producing only middling results,...
Out-Of-Province Patients In Pain Seek Out Treatment In Alberta

Out-Of-Province Patients In Pain Seek Out Treatment In Alberta

The Canadian Press  09.16.2014
REGINA - Some residents of Regina are travelling to Alberta to have oral surgery rather than put up with dental pain for up to a year because...
Rare Respiratory Virus Cases Spike in Alberta Kids

Rare Respiratory Virus Cases Spike in Alberta Kids

The Canadian Press  09.15.2014
EDMONTON - Alberta's medical officer of health says a recent spike in the number of children with respiratory illness is pretty normal...
Alberta's Growing Problem Of Chronic Diseases

Alberta's Growing Problem Of Chronic Diseases

09. 9.2014
Alberta must take dramatic action to address the growing demand for health services from people who have ongoing, incurable diseases such...
McIver Vows To Save Michener Centre If Elected

McIver Vows To Save Michener Centre If Elected

The Canadian Press  08.14.2014
RED DEER, Alta. - Alberta Tory leadership candidate Ric McIver says a home for people with mental and physical disabilities will not be...
Health Care Wait Times in Alberta Improving

Health Care Wait Times in Alberta Improving

08. 1.2014
Alberta is building a culture of continuous improvement in health care. This culture is founded on more and better data, innovative thinking,...
Alberta Failing Cancer Patients, Says NDP

Alberta Failing Cancer Patients, Says NDP

The Canadian Press  07.16.2014
EDMONTON - An Alberta breast cancer survivor says if women are going to have to wait years for reconstructive surgery, the province needs...
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...