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Bill Norris – Sports Medicine Pioneer

Bill Norris, author of the recent book “Pain, Set and Match”, is probably the closest thing there is to a sports medicine icon. His career spans over 50 years and counting, and during that period of time he has treated some of the most prominent athletes of the past half century, and in nearly every major sport. 225 more words

Nikej Shah

EEM 2014 Top 10 Video Countdown: #9 The Importance of the "F" word in Emergency Medicine

EEM is meant to inspire you, get you charged up, prime your knowledge base for your ED shifts and remind you, once again, that “what you do matters!” … 232 more words

Emergency Medicine

Hank Gathers 25 years later

25 years ago today Hank Gathers, a star college basketball player had a sudden cardiac arrest while playing a game in Los Angeles and died.  There where many lessons we learnt from Hanks Gathers death.  170 more words

Emergency Medicine

Braid: Health-care cuts coming amid emergency ward crisis

We can be pretty sure the Prentice government won’t actually lay off emergency ward doctors and auction off their stethoscopes in the days ahead. But there’s serious concern about Calgary hospital emergency rooms that are already in crisis, just as the era of spending cuts begins. 694 more words

Local News

City ERs show signs of over-capacity crisis, NDP warns

NDP Leader Rachel Notley blamed years of Tory neglect for Alberta’s worsening health-care system as she released numbers that show a recent spiking in days when emergency wards at Calgary’s five hospitals were overcapacity. 508 more words

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Dogs in cars. Why must this be repeated over and over???

A big topic in the news last summer was the coverage of the child who died in Atlanta after being left in a hot car.  I wrote about it last year ( 364 more words