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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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  • Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    Apollo’s new medical centre ‘one small step’ for Blackfalds

    It’s every community’s dream to have easy access to primary health care close to home. So when Dr. Muti Kauchali approached the...

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  • Rural firefighters remain committed to communities despite pandemic challenges

    Rural firefighters remain committed to communities despite pandemic challenges

    Fire Prevention Week occurs from October 3 to 9 across Canada and the United States this year. Established following the Great Chicago Fire of October 1871, this...

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  • Wabasca nursing team paves way for innovative training solution during COVID-19

    Wabasca nursing team paves way for innovative training solution during COVID-19

    Legendary musician and band leader, Duke Ellington, once said, “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”  That’s exactly the approach the Wabasca/Desmarais Health...

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  • Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Rural health providers get ‘REAL’ lifelong learning support

    Finding the time and money to enrol in optional professional development courses can be challenging for rural nurses and other health professionals....

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  • Health providers collaborate in Worsley to enhance patient care

    Health providers collaborate in Worsley to enhance patient care

    Collaborations are a vital part of the efforts made by health professionals to improve patient outcomes. They are especially important in smaller...

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  • RhPAP funds tele-rehab project in Crowsnest Pass

    RhPAP funds tele-rehab project in Crowsnest Pass

      Crowsnest Pass residents requiring additional rehabilitation support are now able to remotely access expertise from larger centres thanks to a cutting-edge technology project...

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  • Nurses learn on the job during summer break

    Nurses learn on the job during summer break

    Click here to read the sidebar, “Alberta Health Services (AHS) knows students can be the key to retention.” *This story appeared in...

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  • Wabasca NP urges patients to be seen as whole person

    Wabasca NP urges patients to be seen as whole person

    Fear of being labelled keeps more than 60 per cent of Canadians with mental health issues or illnesses from seeking help, according...

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  • Program promoting healthy habits comes to rural Alberta

    Program promoting healthy habits comes to rural Alberta

    Learning how to shop for, cook, and eat healthy food are some skills children and their families are being taught to “CHANGE” their habits and reduce chronic...

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  • Rural clinic ‘mooves’ vaccination clinic along

    Rural clinic ‘mooves’ vaccination clinic along

    Family physician, Dr. Lana Fehr, wasn’t hesitant to “take it outside” at her western-themed Arrowwood Medical Clinic. It simply made sense “to...

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  • Doctor’s children follow his lead into health professions

    Doctor’s children follow his lead into health professions

    In honour of Father’s Day on June 20, we pay tribute to all dads especially those who also contribute to the health-care scene across rural Alberta.  One...

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