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Provincial program identifies hearing loss shortly after birth

Wembley mom, Bailey Carter, was in denial. Her daughter, Lilah, was only one-week-old and she had just failed a hearing test. “At first, I didn’t…

Wembley mom, Bailey Carter, was in denial. Her daughter, Lilah, was only one-week-old and she had just failed a hearing test. “At first, I didn’t believe it because [I thought] she responds to me. I think a lot of parents…

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  • Sundre aims to show nursing students the beauty of working in rural

    Sundre aims to show nursing students the beauty of working in rural

    Red Deer College nursing students took aim at their future, and learned more about medicine, when they visited the community of Sundre for an...

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    Stay active, live better this winter 

    When it comes to beating chronic disease this winter, staying active is at the top of Dr. Paul Jordaan’s prescription list. The...

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    Respiratory therapists a breath of fresh air for Pincher Creek health-care team

    It’s the start of another busy day in Pincher Creek for respiratory therapists Tess Craig and Larissa Lewis. Like most days, they...

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  • Weekly Rural Health News (Nov. 29)

    Weekly Rural Health News (Nov. 29)

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  • Above and Beyond: The living legacy of Dr. Alexander G. Scott

    Above and Beyond: The living legacy of Dr. Alexander G. Scott

    Can you imagine a small-town doctor with an airplane, visiting patients all around southern Alberta 100 years ago? For almost 40 years,...

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  • Students enjoy a welcoming, festival-filled Skills Weekend in Fairview

    Students enjoy a welcoming, festival-filled Skills Weekend in Fairview

    It was the beginning of the end for about 40 nursing and medicine students visiting Fairview, Alberta last August. That is the...

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    Calming course teaches Albertans how to self-manage anxiety

    Frances knew she needed support. Struggling with depression, stress, and an overly ambitious school schedule as a mature student, the central Alberta...

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  • Nursing students explore career possibilities in Drumheller

    Nursing students explore career possibilities in Drumheller

    There’s more to Drumheller than just dinosaurs, and that’s exactly what nursing students from three Alberta college campuses discovered when they travelled to the community...

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  • Rural Albertans fight for greater access to good food

    Rural Albertans fight for greater access to good food

    Across Canada, over four million people face challenges around accessing safe, nutritious food. For these Canadians, food insecurity can contribute to poor physical, mental, and social health. ...

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  • 10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day

    The 10th Annual Endoscopy Skills Day for Practicing Endoscopists and their team will be held from January 17 – 19 at the...

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  • Barrhead committee brings community together to celebrate the many faces of health care

    Barrhead committee brings community together to celebrate the many faces of health care

    Every day is a good day to celebrate your health professionals.  That’s what the Barrhead Attraction and Retention Committee (BARC) demonstrated at their recent celebration event.  ...

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  • Childhood dream leads to seven decades of medicine and counting… 

    Childhood dream leads to seven decades of medicine and counting… 

    He might just be the most interesting man in rural medicine.   Dr. George Stewart-Hunter has raced cars, killed the world’s most dangerous...

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