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Alberta to become Second Province in the Country to Roll out HPV Program for Boys

Alberta to become Second Province in the Country to Roll out HPV Program for Boy

On Thursday, Minister of Health Fred Horne declared that Alberta will emerge out to be the second province in the country to start a human papillomavirus (HPV) program for boys. The program will be started in the mid of the coming year.

Alberta health concludes there isn’t any proof of dementia patient being bitten by a rat

Alberta health concludes there isn’t any proof of dementia patient being bitten

Alberta health officials have found out after a government investigation that there is not proof to prove the claim that a dementia patient was bitten by a rat on the face in a care facility located in Lethbridge.

The report filed by the Alberta Health was released this Friday.

Battle between Researchers, loggersand beetle in Alberta

Battle between Researchers, loggersand beetle in Alberta

The major weapon used on the front lines of Alberta's war against the mountain pine beetle is the chainsaws and biological data.

Alberta Health Services Alterations will Bring Positive Change

Alberta Health Services Alterations will Drew Positivity

The health-care buck stops with the federal government after the whole board of the Alberta Health Services was terminated in the gone week said Premier Alison Redford.

First-Time Surgery Helps Edmonton Man Recover

First-Time Surgery Helps Edmonton Man Recover

An Edmonton has been able to walk once again with a surgery that has been conducted for the first time in the borough.

The surgery involved transplanting a cartilage, shin bone and meniscus. 22-year-old Matt Smith had to get his knee reconstructed as he had got a serious injury at his workplace.

C. Difficile Outbreak Concerns Health Officials

C. Difficile Outbreak Concerns Health Officials

It has been revealed in a new report that Lethbridge's Chinook Regional Hospital in southern Alberta has been facing an outbreak of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).

Base Station for Alberta Health Services Air Ambulance Opens on March 15

Base Station for Alberta Health Services Air Ambulance Opens on March 15

A new fixed-wing air ambulance base called the Alberta Health Services will officially open on March 15. The base station will open at its new location at the Edmonton International Airport.

Lois Hole Hospital Trying best to raise Money for Robotic Arms

Lois Hole Hospital Trying best to raise Money for Robotic Arms

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is putting its best efforts in raising $3 million that will be helpful for purchasing a state-of-the-art surgical robot that will be assisting the doctors at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

Diabetes Community Admires Province’s New Insulin Program

Diabetes Community Admires Province’s New Insulin Program

Alberta is going to be the first province in Canada to sponsor a new insulin pump program without any age restrictions. The move is highly appreciated by the diabetes community in Edmonton.

The new program will enable people with Type 1 diabetes to get an insulin pump. The announcement of the new insulin pump program was made during the 2013 provincial budget on Thursday.

Funds Promised for Mental Health System

Funds Promised for Mental Health System

Health Minister Fred Horne has said that isolation and stress has become very common for students. In order to improve metal health services, the Alberta Government has promised to give $10 million. This money would be equally distributed over three years. This decision has been preceded with a concern by health officials over suicide and psychiatric disorders among students.

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