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The right ‘Choices’ for chronic conditions; AHS program gives Albertans tools to improve their health

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The right ‘Choices’ for chronic conditions

AHS program gives Albertans tools to improve their health

Story by Tara Grindle

Paul Hemingson calls himself a “grumpy old man,” although his witty sense of humour suggests otherwise. 467 more words

Discover fresh, wholesome and local food during Open Farm Days in August

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Discover fresh, wholesome and local food during Open Farm Days in August

Discover Alberta’s culinary treasures during the second annual Alberta Open Farm Days, August 23 and 24. 439 more words

New report details Alberta’s high-demand occupations

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New report details Alberta’s high-demand occupations

Chefs, civil engineers, heavy-duty equipment mechanics and crane operators are among top occupations to consider in Alberta over the next three years. 265 more words

More than 80,000 Albertans take new screening test

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More than 80,000 Albertans take new screening test

Colorectal screening numbers exceed initial targets

Story by James Stevenson; Photo by Paul Rotzinger

More than 80,000 Albertans completed the new, easy-to-use colorectal cancer screening test since it became available last November, and it could soon have a major impact on one of the most common and deadliest cancers in the province. 583 more words

Record income for Alberta’s Heritage Fund

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Record income for Alberta’s Heritage Fund

Strong equity markets helped push the Heritage Fund to an all-time earnings record of $2.1 billion in 2013-14. 339 more words

Registry agents to help Albertans become organ and tissue donors

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Registry agents to help Albertans become organ and tissue donors

Albertans will have another avenue to become organ and tissue donors, following the recent launch of the online Organ and Tissue Donation Registry. 433 more words

Government and AHS committed to improvement in continuing care

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Government and AHS committed to improvement in continuing care

The Government of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have accepted all recommendations in two reports released by the Health Quality Council of Alberta on continuing care services. 477 more words