Avoiding emergency care during pandemic a dangerous trend, Edmonton ER doctor warns

Emergency rooms are seeing concerning numbers of patients who have waited dangerously long to seek medical care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, says an Edmonton physician.  Dr. Shazma Mithani, who works... Read more »

‘The storm is not over,’ warns chief medical officer of health as Alberta begins reopening economy

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says it’s good to be cautious when it comes to reopening the province’s economy. Alberta began to ease some public health restrictions on Friday. Provincial... Read more »

With taxidermist’s help, Alberta man preserves bones of his amputated arm

When Mark Holmgren had his arm amputated this spring, he couldn’t stand the thought of his severed limb ending up in the trash. Instead, he had his arm bones... Read more »

They (heart) science: Heart attack survivor, researcher head for the heights of Everest

It has the makings of a mountaineering first when an Edmonton heart attack survivor attempts to summit the highest mountain on Earth next spring. But the climb will also... Read more »

New law would make Albertans organ donors unless they opt out

Every adult in Alberta could automatically become an organ and tissue donor if a new private member’s bill is passed in the legislature.  The Human Tissue and Organ Donation (Presumed... Read more »

Alberta disability program forums slammed as a delay tactic by opposition NDP

The Alberta government will hold forums on issues with the Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) program outlined in a report released Tuesday, which the Opposition NDP says is a way to... Read more »

‘You’re the voice in a very dark night’: Training helps RCMP’s 911 staff stay calm

The calls come in at every hour of the day or night, dialed by someone who needs help or support and answered by someone who is trained to remain calm,... Read more »