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Lactation consultants offer rural breastfeeding moms support

Becoming a parent is an experience like no other: the overwhelming emotion of meeting your new baby, the sleep deprivation, the joys of the first smile and giggle, the anxiety about…

Becoming a parent is an experience like no other: the overwhelming emotion of meeting your new baby, the sleep deprivation, the joys of the first smile and giggle, the anxiety about every little movement and sound your new roommate makes. However, for some new parents, feeding their baby is a hurdle they…

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  • Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Wainwright’s Dr. Beverly Brilz has a dedication to her patients that goes above and beyond

    Dr. Beverly Brilz has been practising in Wainwright for over 38 years. In that time, she says she has delivered between 3,000...

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  • Daughter follows mom down the midwifery path 

    Daughter follows mom down the midwifery path 

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • Mother/daughter physicians swap medical advice 

    Mother/daughter physicians swap medical advice 

    As a nod to Mother’s Day celebrations this weekend, RhPAP is sending an early shout-out to all the wonderful health-care professionals across...

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  • RhPAP launches interactive resource for info on rural health in Alberta

    RhPAP launches interactive resource for info on rural health in Alberta

    RhPAP U explores the many factors that affect the health of rural people and communities Have you ever wondered what the roles of...

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  • Taber doctor’s specialty turned out to be rural medicine

    Taber doctor’s specialty turned out to be rural medicine

    Doctors have become heroes in the COVID-19 pandemic and now it’s time to pay tribute during National Physicians’ Day on May 1....

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  • Rural VIP No. 18: Community Health Needs and Relating  to Government

    Rural VIP No. 18: Community Health Needs and Relating to Government

    For April’s survey, we asked Rural Voice Information Panel (Rural VIP) members about their experiences relating their health-care needs to government.  Governments are elected by, and accountable to, their constituents. As...

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  • Virtual workshops can help you feel better

    Virtual workshops can help you feel better

    Alberta Primary Care Networks offer support for those suffering at home This year has been a doozy, and no matter where we...

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  • This Peace River paramedic would prefer not to take you to the hospital

    This Peace River paramedic would prefer not to take you to the hospital

    The exciting thing about being a rural community paramedic is that you never know what the day may bring. One thing is...

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  • Lac La Biche medical student opts to help vulnerable in own backyard 

    Lac La Biche medical student opts to help vulnerable in own backyard 

    As a junior high school student in Lac La Biche, Kelly Anderson had big plans to travel the globe to provide medical care to...

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  • Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) for Rural Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

    Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP) for Rural Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

    The Rural Professions Action Plan (RhPAP) is pleased to announce a funded education opportunity for physiotherapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) working...

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  • Unexpected journey leads Ponoka graduate to return home for nursing career

    Unexpected journey leads Ponoka graduate to return home for nursing career

    Job during gap year ignites a passion for health care Never say never has a new meaning for MacKenzy Hatala. When the...

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  • A day in the life of a rural general surgeon

    A day in the life of a rural general surgeon

    Dr. Kevin Whitlock, arrived in the operating room just before 8 a.m. A rural general surgeon at the Rocky Mountain House Health...

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