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The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (EHAS) Symposium
On Friday January 27th, the 2017 Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Symposium will be held at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Calgary. The event, hosted by Alberta Health Services (AHS), aims to promote effective, evidence-based methods of perioperative care and procedure outcomes.

Christie Melhorn December 05, 2016
Caring about Dementia in Alberta
When a loved one gets dementia, it can be a scary time for them, as well as the surrounding family. They may become quite agitated regarding their changing state. This can be exasperated by their family members’ reactions to them.

Justine Klettke October 24, 2016
Do Albertans Know that Prevention is the Best Cure for Cancer?
Alberta Health Services believes that many forms of cancer are actually preventable. That’s why they have launched their campaign ‘Alberta Prevents Cancer’ to help to educate Albertans on how lifestyle choices really can affect chronic disease outbreak and prognosis

Justine Klettke October 23, 2016
Incidences of HIV in Alberta are on the Rise
According to Alberta Health’s latest Surveillance and Assessment STI and HIV Annual report, HIV rates are steadily increasing since 2010. Also, cases in males have been historically higher than female in Alberta.

Justine Klettke October 02, 2016
Alberta’s Recession Does not Have to Mean a Cut-back on Personal Fitness
Alberta is currently going through a recession and this usually results in people cutting back on the money they invest in exercise and fitness programs. While this may seem like a good idea in the beginning, studies show that this is not beneficial to your health and waistline in the long run.

Justine Klettke August 31, 2016
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