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Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

Children at low risk of developing severe outcomes from COVID-19 infection: study

CALGARY — A small number of children in an international study that included Canadian researchers experienced severe outcomes after visiting an emergency room and testing positive for COVID-19.
Man dies while in custody at St. Paul RCMP detachment

Man dies while in custody at St. Paul RCMP detachment

Male was arrested following a report of suspicious activity on 51 Ave. near 55 St early Monday morning
China, Philippines halt Canadian beef imports after discovery of 'atypical' BSE case

China, Philippines halt Canadian beef imports after discovery of 'atypical' BSE case

CALGARY — A cattle industry group says it is hopeful a newly imposed import ban on Canadian beef by China and two other Asian countries will be temporary.
Banff approves default 30-km/h speed limit

Banff approves default 30-km/h speed limit

“Slower is safer, and in a community with four square kilometres, I don’t understand the need for speed,” said Banff Mayor Corrie DiManno
Betty White's death caused by stroke suffered 6 days earlier

Betty White's death caused by stroke suffered 6 days earlier

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White died from a stroke she had six days before her Dec. 31 death at age 99, according to her death certificate.
In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

In 1st, US surgeons transplant pig heart into human patient

In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a Maryland hospital said Monday that he's doing well three days after the highly experimental surgery.
Only high-risk Albertans are now eligible for PCR testing amid Omicron wave

Only high-risk Albertans are now eligible for PCR testing amid Omicron wave

Changes in PCR testing made Monday (Jan. 10) means only those working or living in high-risk settings or are, themselves, at high risk can be tested.
Some schools in Alberta and B.C. see slightly higher-than-usual absent rates

Some schools in Alberta and B.C. see slightly higher-than-usual absent rates

Schools reopened in districts across British Columbia and Alberta with slightly higher absence rates among students and teachers as infections from the Omicron variant of COVID-19 climb.
Motorist in serious condition after crash with train in Innisfail

Motorist in serious condition after crash with train in Innisfail

STARS flies injured man from scene near Discovery Wildlife Park to Calgary’s Foothills Medical Centre
Cold Lake’s Emergency Department faces rolling closures

Cold Lake’s Emergency Department faces rolling closures

Temporary closures to the Cold Lake Healthcare Centre’s emergency department will be in effect at varying times from Jan. 9 – 14, according to AHS.