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New devices that detect atrial fibrillation could help prevent disabling strokes

New devices that detect atrial fibrillation could help prevent disabling strokes

Results from clinical trial expected to significantly change how clinicians monitor for atrial fibrillation in Alberta stroke patients.
Tribute: A labour of love

Tribute: A labour of love

Remembering a special dad on this day for all Fathers.
Backlots, rooftops and drive-ins: Summer entertainment gets creative

Backlots, rooftops and drive-ins: Summer entertainment gets creative

Drive-in entertainment may be just the ticket this summer.
Father's Day: To the dads in our lives

Father's Day: To the dads in our lives

Dads, and all the father-figures in our lives: we salute you.
Streetside folk music, patio-style rock concerts and jazz promised this summer

Streetside folk music, patio-style rock concerts and jazz promised this summer

Folk music on the streets, patio-style rock music concerts at the old racetrack: this may be a summer to remember in Edmonton.
Intergenerational business thrives in small town Alberta

Intergenerational business thrives in small town Alberta

Intergenerational Day began in Canada in 2010 and recognizes the backgrounds, experiences and contributions of all generations to help build greater understanding. There's no better example of this than at Bing's, in Stony Plain.
Alberta government adds travel to the prize pot for those who get both vaccine shots

Alberta government adds travel to the prize pot for those who get both vaccine shots

Albertans who get fully vaccinated with two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine now have a chance to win some 40 vacation packages and other travel prizes from WestJet and Air Canada.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day especially important in post-pandemic times

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day especially important in post-pandemic times

Do you know the signs of elder abuse or where to turn if it's an issue?
What’s the matter with ageism?

What’s the matter with ageism?

Here's a goal: let's all increase awareness about ageism and its impacts. It matters.
If I had a million dollars: government offers a chance at cash for a jab

If I had a million dollars: government offers a chance at cash for a jab

Government hopes lotto incentive will get over 70 per cent of Albertans vaccinated against COVID-19.