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New collaboration helps women escape domestic violence

New collaboration helps women escape domestic violence

Social work researcher Lana Wells leads project bringing together 500 community agencies and leading-edge big data company
A new frontier: History of Alberta’s Primary Care Networks captures the spirit of the west

A new frontier: History of Alberta’s Primary Care Networks captures the spirit of the west

New paper details Alberta’s primary health-care transformation and the people, time and culture of change
Cochrane based artist helps Calgary seniors craft public art installation

Cochrane based artist helps Calgary seniors craft public art installation

“It brightened a really dim corner and just brought some life back into the community,” Begg said. “I’m really proud of everything that they’ve accomplished.”
AHS launches public campaign to remind Albertans to listen to their bodies

AHS launches public campaign to remind Albertans to listen to their bodies

People's concerns about catching COVID-19 are keeping them away from the doctor's office, and the result is many missed cancers, according to AHS.
Preserving physical and mental health with urban poling

Preserving physical and mental health with urban poling

Have you tried walking with poles? It's a hit with those who have, and is great for physical and mental health.
3 top home tasks to tackle this winter

3 top home tasks to tackle this winter

Our homes are our sanctuary, especially during COVID-19 when we're spending more time than ever indoors. Here's a few tips to keep safe at home.
Too many new pet owners, not enough vets make getting animal care a problem

Too many new pet owners, not enough vets make getting animal care a problem

CALGARY — Dr. Liz Ruelle says it was a difficult decision to close her veterinary practice to first-time patients after being swamped with requests by new pet owners who turned to animal companionship during the pandemic.
Commentary: Questions About the Ketogenic Diet

Commentary: Questions About the Ketogenic Diet

We've all heard of the keto diet by now, the darling of the diet industry for the past couple of years. Health columnists weigh in.
Calgary man appeals conviction for drunk-driving crash that killed his daughter

Calgary man appeals conviction for drunk-driving crash that killed his daughter

CALGARY — A Calgary man who killed his daughter and seriously injured her best friend in a drunk-driving crash is appealing his conviction and sentence.
Calgary judge to rule next week on bail for teen charged in police officer's death

Calgary judge to rule next week on bail for teen charged in police officer's death

CALGARY — The lawyer for a teen charged with first-degree murder in the hit-and-run death of a Calgary police officer says it will likely be a difficult case because of the high level of scrutiny it is already generating.