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Make a Change: One Meal at a Time

Make a Change: One Meal at a Time

March is Nutrition Month By JILLYAN JAY, Alberta Health Services March is nutrition month and Alberta Health Services (AHS) dietitians across the province are …

What’s up this week in Wood Buffalo

by Curtis J Phillips Friday March 6 After three decades of performing, their music and comedy is legendary. Never a dull moment and always a waiting audience, …

Warm weather babies

Warm weather babies

By Carol Christian Whether spending time at the beach or at the playground, waterpark or even just kicking back in the backyard, summer can be a tricky season …

Rethink Your Drink

Rethink Your Drink

by Alberta Health Services What do you drink throughout the day? You may be drinking more sugar and calories than you think!  A recent study showed that …

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month

Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month

Frances Russell, Health Promotion Facilitator, Alberta Health Services June is Parks and Recreation Month, and this is an exciting way to increase awareness …

Know Your Medications

Know Your Medications

By: Alberta Health Services You play a big part in medication safety for you and your family. You are the only one who knows what medications you take and how …

The case for immunization

The case for immunization

By Becky Benoit There was a time – and it wasn’t that long ago – when the very idea of your child catching a communicable disease like the measles or …